Memoriam

The Oscar Show 2014: In Memorium

The members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are the organization's greatest asset, an assemblage of the finest artists and craftspersons of the art form.

On this page the Academy pays homage to those members who have passed away this year. Academy Awards and nominations are noted (a win is indicated by an asterisk) as well as service on the Academy's Board of Governors. To see the full gallery from the 2019 Oscars click here.

Edward M. Abroms – Film Editors Branch
1983 (56th) Film Editing – “Blue Thunder”

Del Acevedo – Members-at-Large

Julie Adams – Actors Branch

Paul G. Allen – Executives Branch

Hesper Anderson – Writers Branch
1986 (59th) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Children of a Lesser God”

Michael Anderson – Directors Branch
1956 (29th) Directing – ”Around the World in 80 Days”

Carmen Argenziano – Actors Branch

David Arnold – Sound Branch

Gerald Ayres – Writers Branch

Kaye Ballard – Actors Branch

Suzanne Barton – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Glenn M. Berggren – Members-at-Large
1972 (45th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Class III)
1976 (49th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Class III)
1978 (51st) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
1988 (61st) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
2000 (73rd) *Scientific and Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)

David Berlatsky – Film Editors Branch

Bernardo Bertolucci – Directors Branch
1971 (44th) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “The Conformist”
1973 (46th) Directing – “Last Tango in Paris”
1987 (60th) *Directing – “The Last Emperor”
1987 (60th) *Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “The Last Emperor”

Yvonne Blake – Costume Designers Branch
1971 (44th) *Costume Design – “Nicholas and Alexandra”
1975 (48th) Costume Design – “The Four Musketeers”

Paul Bloch – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Richard L. Bloch – Executives Branch

Henri Bollinger – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Françoise Bonnot – Film Editors Branch
1969 (42nd) *Film Editing – “Z”

Tee Bosustow – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Martin Bregman – Producers Branch
1975 (48th) Best Picture – “Dog Day Afternoon”

Merritt Blake – Associates

Verna Bloom – Actors Branch

Charles Breen – Production Design Branch

Milton C. Burrow – Sound Branch
1989 (62nd) Sound Effects Editing – “Black Rain”

Joseph Campanella – Actors Branch

John N. Carter – Film Editors Branch

Raymond Chow – Producers Branch

Anne V. Coates – Film Editors Branch
Board of Governors, August 2010-July 2013
1962 (35th) *Film Editing – “Lawrence of Arabia”
1964 (37th) Film Editing – “Becket”
1980 (53rd) Film Editing – “The Elephant Man”
1993 (66th) Film Editing – “In the Line of Fire”
1998 (71st) Film Editing – “Out of Sight”
2016 (89th) *Honorary Award

Frederick L. Crippen – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Bernard P. Cutler – Production Design Branch

Philip D’Antoni – Producers Branch
1971 (44th) *Best Picture – “The French Connection”

Bradford Dillman – Actors Branch

Peter Donat – Actors Branch

Stanley Donen – Directors Branch
1997 (70th) *Honorary Award

Nelson Pereira dos Santos – Directors Branch

John Matthew Dwyer – Production Design Branch
1980 (53rd) Art Direction – “Coal Miner's Daughter”

Pablo Ferro – Visual Effects Branch

Raymond Fielding – Visual Effects Branch

Michael Forman – Associates

Milos Forman – Directors Branch
1975 (48th) *Directing – “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
1984 (57th) *Directing – “Amadeus”
1996 (69th) Directing – “The People vs. Larry Flynt”

James Frawley -- Directors

Joel Freeman – Producers Branch

Robert L. Friedman – Executives

John Gavin – Actors Branch

Walter A. Gest – Sound Branch

Lewis Gilbert – Directors Branch
1966 (39th) Best Picture – “Alfie”

Norman Gimbel – Music Branch
1965 (38th) Music (Song) – “I Will Wait For You” from “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”
1975 (48th) Music (Original Song) – “Richard's Window” from “The Other Side of the Mountain”
1978 (51st) Music (Original Song) – “Ready To Take A Chance Again” from “Foul Play”
1979 (52nd) *Music (Original Song) – “It Goes Like It Goes” from “Norma Rae”

Richard B. Glickman – Members-at-Large
1964 (37th) *Scientific or Technical Award
2002 (75th) *John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation

Bill Gold – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

William W. Goldman – Writers Branch
1969 (42nd) *Writing (Story and Screenplay based on material not previously produced or published) – “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”
1976 (49th) *Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “All the President's Men”

Richard Greenberg – Visual Effects Branch
1987 (60th) Visual Effects – “Predator”

Josh Greenfeld – Writers Branch
1974 (47th) Writing (Original Screenplay) – “Harry and Tonto”

Douglas H. Grindstaff – Sound Branch

Lyman S. Gronemeyer – Executives Branch

Tab Hunter – Actors Branch

George Jenson – Production Design Branch
1984 (57th) Visual Effects – “2010”

Jóhann Jóhannsson – Music Branch
2014 (87th) Music (Original Score) – “The Theory of Everything”
2015 (88th) Music (Original Score) – “Sicario”

Alan Johnson – Members-at-Large

Georgann Johnson – Actors Branch

Mickey Jones – Actors Branch

Edward Kalish – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Richard Kaplan – Documentary Branch

James Karen – Actors Branch

Gloria Katz – Writers Branch
1973 (46th) Writing (Story and Screenplay based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) – “American Graffiti”

Jack Kirschner – Sound Branch

Christopher Knopf – Writers Branch

Robbie Knott – Visual Effects Branch

Arnold Kopelson – Producers Branch
1986 (59th) *Best Picture – “Platoon”
1993 (66th) Best Picture – “The Fugitive”

Nicholas V. Korda – Sound Branch

Gary Kurtz – Producers Branch
1973 (46th) Best Picture – “American Graffiti”
1977 (59th) Best Picture – “Star Wars”

Claude Lanzmann – Documentary Branch

Louise Latham – Actors Branch

Michael Legrand – Music Branch
1965 (38th) Music (Music Score--substantially original) – “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”
1965 (38th) Music (Scoring of Music--adaptation or treatment) – “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”
1965 (38th) Music (Song) – “I Will Wait For You” from “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”
1968 (41st) Music (Original Score for a motion picture [not a musical]) – “The Thomas Crown Affair”
1968 (41st) Music (Score of a Musical Picture--original or adaptation) – “The Young Girls of Rochefort”
1968 (41st) *Music (Song--Original for the Picture) – “The Windmills Of Your Mind” from “The Thomas Crown Affair”
1969 (42nd) Music (Song--Original for the Picture) – “What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life?” from “The Happy Ending”
1970 (43rd) Music (Song--Original for the Picture) – “Pieces Of Dreams” from “Pieces of Dreams”
1971 (44th) *Music (Original Dramatic Score) – “Summer of ’42”
1982 (55th) Music (Original Song) – “How Do You Keep The Music Playing?” from “Best Friends”
1983 (56th) *Music (Original Song Score or Adaptation Score) – “Yentl”
1983 (56th) Music (Original Song) – “Papa, Can You Hear Me?” from “Yentl”
1983 (56th) Music (Original Song) – “The Way He Makes Me Feel” from “Yentl”

Gloria Le Roy – Actors Branch

Dolores Rubin Levin – Members-at-Large

Mark Livolsi – Film Editors Branch

Sondra Locke – Actors Branch
1968 (41st) Actress in a Supporting Role – “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter”

Bud Luckey – Short Films and Feature Animation
2003 (76th) Animated Short Film – “Boundin’”

John Mahoney – Actors Branch

Arthur Manson – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Richard Marks – Film Editors Branch
1979 (52nd) Film Editing – “Apocalypse Now”
1983 (56th) Film Editing – “Terms of Endearment”
1987 (60th) Film Editing – “Broadcast News”
1997 (70th) Film Editing – “As Good as It Gets”

Terence Marsh – Production Design Branch
1965 (38th) *Art Direction (Color) – “Doctor Zhivago”
1968 (41st) *Art Direction – “Oliver!”
1970 (43rd) Art Direction – “Scrooge”
1971 (44th) Art Direction – “Mary, Queen of Scots”

Penny Marshall – Directors Branch

Chuck McCann – Actors Branch

Peggy McCay – Actors Branch

Allyn Ann McLerie – Actors Branch

Jonas Mekas – Documentary Branch

Benjamin Melniker – Executives Branch

David G. Michener – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Jim Miller – Film Editors Branch
2004 (77th) Film Editing – “Collateral”

Richard Miller – Actors Branch

Virgil M. Mirano – Visual Effects Branch

John Jay Moore – Production Design Branch

Toni Myers – Documentary Branch

Miriam Nelson – Members-at-Large

Tim O’Connor – Actors Branch

Soon-Teck Oh – Actors Branch

William R. O’Hare – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Charles A. Panama – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Leslie Pound – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Andre Previn – Music Branch
1950 (23rd) Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “Three Little Words”
1953 (26th) Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “Kiss Me Kate”
1955 (28th) Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “It’s Always Fair Weather”
1958 (31st) *Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “Gigi”
1959 (32nd) *Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “Porgy and Bess”
1960 (33rd) Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) – “Elmer Gantry”
1960 (33rd) Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) – “Bells Are Ringing”
1960 (33rd) Music (Song) – “Faraway Part Of Town” from “Pepe”
1962 (35th) Music (Song) – “Song From Two For The Seesaw (Second Chance)” from “Two for the Seesaw”
1963 (36th) *Music (Scoring of Music--adaptation or treatment) – “Irma La Douce”
1964 (37th) *Music (Scoring of Music--adaptation or treatment) – “My Fair Lady”
1967 (40th) Music (Scoring of Music--adaptation or treatment) – “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
1973 (46th) Music (Scoring: Adaptation) – “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Charlotte Rae – Actors Branch

Anthony M. Ray – Producers Branch
1978 (51st) Best Picture – “An Unmarried Woman”

Al Reinert – Writers Branch
1989 (62nd) Documentary Feature – “For All Mankind”
1995 (68th) Writing (Screenplay based on material previously produced or published) – “Apollo 13”

Burt Reynolds – Actors Branch
1997 (70th) Actor in a Supporting Role – “Boogie Nights”

Tom Rickman – Writers Branch
1980 (53rd) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Coal Miner's Daughter”

Marsha Robertson – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Nicolas Roeg – Directors Branch

Edward Domnick Rossi – Sound Branch

Gregg Rudloff – Sound Branch
1989 (62nd) *Sound – “Glory”
1999 (72nd) *Sound – “The Matrix”
2000 (73rd) Sound – “The Perfect Storm”
2006 (79th) Sound Mixing – “Flags of Our Fathers”
2012 (85th) Sound Mixing – “Argo”
2014 (87th) Sound Mixing – “American Sniper”
2015 (88th) *Sound Mixing – “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Connie Sawyer – Actors Branch

Michael Seymour – Production Design Branch
1979 (52nd) Art Direction – “Alien”

Allison Shearmur – Producers Branch

Kirk Simon – Documentary Branch
1986 (59th) Documentary (Feature) – “Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer”
1990 (63rd) Documentary (Short Subject) – “Chimps: So Like Us”
2006 (79th) Documentary (Short Subject) – “Rehearsing a Dream”
2010 (83rd) *Documentary (Short Subject) – “Strangers No More”

Neil Simon – Writers Branch
1968 (41st) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “The Odd Couple”
1975 (48th) Writing (Screenplay adapted from other material) – “The Sunshine Boys”
1977 (50th) Writing (Screenplay written directly for the screen) – “The Goodbye Girl”
1978 (51st) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “California Suite”

Robert M. Smith – Associates

Robert H. Solo – Producers Branch

Steven H. Stern -- Directors

David Stevens – Writers Branch
1980 (53rd) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Breaker Morant”

Dan Striepeke – Makeup Artists and Hairstylists
1994 (67th) Makeup – “Forrest Gump”
1998 (71st) Makeup – “Saving Private Ryan”

Elizabeth Sung – Actors Branch

Ken Swofford – Actors Branch

Mark Tenser – Executives Branch

Harry Ufland – Producers Branch

Mark A. Urman – Marketing and Public Relations Branch

Andrew G. Vajna – Executives Branch

Will Vinton – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch
1974 (47th) *Animated Short Film – “Closed Mondays”
1978 (51st) Animated Short Film – “Rip Van Winkle”
1981 (54th) Animated Short Film – “The Creation”
1982 (55th) Animated Short Film – “The Great Cognito”
1985 (58th) Visual Effects – “Return to Oz”

Audrey Wells – Writers Branch

Patrick Williams – Music Branch
1979 (52nd) Music (Adaptation Score) – “Breaking Away”

Patrick M. Williamson – Executives Branch

Hugh H. Wilson – Directors Branch

Terry Windell – Visual Effects Branch

Scott Wilson – Actors Branch

Paul Junger Witt – Producers Branch
1989 (62nd) Best Picture – “Dead Poets Society”

Morgan Woodward – Actors Branch

Gerry E. Woolery – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Craig Zadan – Producers Branch

Louis Zorich – Actors Branch