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 2017 Oscars click here.

Richard Anderson – Actors Branch

Harold P. Archinal – Executives Branch

Steven Artmont – Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch

Harvey Atkin – Actors Branch

John G. Avildsen – Directors Branch
1976 (49th) *Directing – “Rocky”
1982 (55th) Documentary Short Subject – “Traveling Hopefully”

Michael Ballhaus – Cinematographers Branch
1987 (60th) Cinematography – “Broadcast News”
1989 (62nd) Cinematography – “The Fabulous Baker Boys”
2002 (75th) Cinematography – “Gangs of New York”

Richard Barclay – Documentary Branch
1972 (45th) *Short Subject (Live Action) – “Norman Rockwell's World…An American Dream”

Ron Berkeley – Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch

Shelley Berman – Actors Branch

Jack B. Bernstein – Members-at-Large

Albert Bettcher – Members-at-Large

William Peter Blatty – Writers Branch
1973 (46th) Best Picture – “The Exorcist”
1973 (46th) *Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “The Exorcist”

Edward Blau – Associates

Joseph Bologna – Writers Branch
1970 (43rd) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Lovers and Other Strangers”

Powers Boothe – Actors Branch

Philip M. Breen – Executives Branch

Arnold D. Burk – Associates

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

Bill Butler – Film Editors Branch
1971 (44th) Film Editing – “A Clockwork Orange”

Bobby Byrne – Cinematographers Branch

Allan Cameron – Designers Branch

Bernie Casey – Actors Branch

George V. Casey – Documentary Branch
1974 (47th) Live Action Short Film – “Planet Ocean”
1975 (48th) Documentary Short Subject – “Probes in Space”
1980 (53rd) Documentary Short Subject – “The Eruption of Mount St. Helens”
1997 (70th) Documentary Short Subject – “Alaska: Spirit of the Wild”

Lila Cazes – Producers Branch

Debra Chasnoff – Documentary Branch
1991 (64th) *Documentary (Short Subject) – “Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons and Our Environment”

Lawrence J. Cohen – Writers Branch

Joel Coler – Public Relations Branch

Michael Connors – Actors Branch

Raúl Antonio Dávalos – Film Editors Branch

Clifford David – Actors Branch

Jonathan Demme – Directors Branch
1991 (64th) *Directing – “The Silence of the Lambs”

Barry Dennen – Actors Branch

Thérèse DePrez – Designers Branch

Bradford Dillman – Actors Branch

Clarence O. Erickson – Members-at-Large

Miguel Ferrer – Actors Branch

June Foray – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch
Board of Governors, June 1977-July 1984, June 1986-July 1995, August 1996-July 2005

Joel Freeman – Producers Branch

Dominic Carmen Frontiere – Music Branch

Stephen N. Furst – Actors Branch

Dick Gautier – Actors Branch

John Gay – Writers Branch
1958 (31st) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Separate Tables”

Robert Getchell – Writers Branch
1974 (47th) Writing (Original Screenplay) – “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
1976 (49th) Writing (Screenplay based on material from another medium) – “Bound for Glory”

David Gil – Producers Branch

Harry Gittes – Producers Branch

Richard J. Goldberg – Associates

Don Gordon – Actors Branch

Howard Gottfried – Producers Branch
1976 (49th) Best Picture – “Network”

Angelo P. Graham – Designers Branch
1974 (47th) *Art Direction – “The Godfather Part II”
1978 (51st) Art Direction – “The Brink’s Job”
1979 (52nd) Art Direction – “Apocalypse Now”
1984 (57th) Art Direction – “The Natural”

Richard Grant – Associates

Brad Grey – Executives Branch

Lyman S. Gronemeyer – Executives Branch

Ann Guenther – Short Films and Feature Animation Branch

Ben Hammer – Actors Branch

Jack H. Harris – Producers Branch

Anthony Harvey – Directors Branch
1968 (41st) Directing – “The Lion in Winter”

Glenne Headly – Actors Branch

John Heyman – Producers Branch

John Hillerman – Actors Branch

Gerald Hirschfeld – Cinematographers Branch

Tobe Hooper – Directors Branch

Gareth R. Hughes – Associates

John Hurt – Actors Branch
1978 (51st) Actor in a Supporting Role – “Midnight Express”
1980 (53rd) Actor in a Leading Role – “The Elephant Man”

Joe Hyams – Public Relations Branch

Anne Jeffreys – Actors Branch

Eddie Kafafian – Public Relations Branch

Fred J. Koenekamp – Cinematographers Branch
1970 (43rd) Cinematography – “Patton”
1974 (47th) *Cinematography – “The Towering Inferno”
1977 (50th) Cinematography – “Islands in the Stream”

Harold C. Landaker – Sound Branch
1981 (54th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)
1986 (59th) *Scientific or Technical Award (Technical Achievement Award)

Martin Landau – Actors Branch
1988 ( 61st) Actor in a Supporting Role – “Tucker The Man and His Dream”
1989 (62nd) -- Actor in a Supporting Role – “Crimes and Misdemeanors”
1994 (67th) *Actor in a Supporting Role – “Ed Wood”

Les Lazarowitz – Sound Branch
1980 (53rd) Sound – “Raging Bull”
1982 (55th) Sound – “Tootsie”

Murray Lerner – Documentary Branch
1967 (40th) Documentary (Feature) – “Festival”
1980 (53rd) *Documentary (Feature) – “From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China”

Earl Lestz – Members-at-Large

Dolores Rubin Levin – Members-at-Large

Jerry Lewis – Actors Branch
2008 (81st) *Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Curt Lowens – Actors Branch

Seymour Malamed – Executives Branch

Terence Marsh – Designers 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”

Rodger E. Maus – Designers Branch
1982 (55th) Art Direction – “Victor/Victoria”

Enrico Medioli – Writers Branch
1969 (42nd) Writing (Story and Screenplay based on material not previously published or produced) – “The Damned”

Dina Merrill – Actors Branch

Robert Ellis Miller – Directors Branch

Mary Tyler Moore – Actors Branch
1980 (53rd) Actress in a Leading Role – “Ordinary People”

Roger Moore – Actors Branch

Richard T. Morrow – Executives Branch

Fred Mound – Executives Branch

James K. O’Brien – Sound Branch

Bill Paxton – Actors Branch

Andrew Jerrold Perenchio – Associates

Richard Portman – Sound Branch
1971 (44th) Sound – “Kotch”
1972 (45th) Sound – “The Candidate”
1972 (45th) Sound – “The Godfather”
1973 (46th) Sound – “The Day of the Dolphin”
1973 (46th) Sound – “Paper Moon”
1974 (47th) Sound – “Young Frankenstein”
1975 (48th) Sound – “Funny Lady”
1978 (51st) *Sound – “The Deer Hunter”
1980 (53rd) Sound – “Coal Miner's Daughter”
1981 (54th) Sound – “On Golden Pond”
1984 (57th) Sound – “The River”

Martin Ransohoff – Producers Branch

Henry Richardson – Film Editors Branch
1985 (59th) Film Editing – “Runaway Train”

Don Rickles – Actors Branch

Rita Riggs – Costume Designers Branch

Stephen Roberts – Executives Branch

George A. Romero – Directors Branch

Richard A. Roth – Producers Branch

Jean Rouverol Butler – Writers Branch

Tom Sanders – Designers Branch
1992 (65th) Art Direction – “Bram Stoker's Dracula”
1998 (71st) Art Direction – “Saving Private Ryan”

Steve Sandor – Actors Branch

Connie Sawyer – Actors Branch

Joel Schiller – Designers Branch

Richard D. Scott – Public Relations Branch

Martin Shapiro – Associates

Don K. Sharpless – Sound Branch
1975 (48th) Sound – “The Hindenburg”

Allison Shearmur – Producers Branch

David H. Shepard – Members-at-Large

Sam Shepard – Writers Branch
1983 (56th) Actor in a Supporting Role – “The Right Stuff”

Lawrence Silk – Documentary Branch

Roger Smith – Actors Branch

Roy Forge Smith – Designers Branch

James Robert Spitz – Executives Branch

Thomas Stanford – Film Editors Branch
1961 (34th) *Film Editing – “West Side Story”

Harry Dean Stanton – Actors Branch

Harry Stradling Jr. – Cinematographers Branch
1972 (45th) Cinematography – “1776”
1973 (46th) Cinematography – “The Way We Were”

Edward Teets – Members-at-Large

Mark Tenser – Executives Branch

Frank Tidy – Cinematographers Branch

Toni Ann Walker – Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch

Ann Wedgeworth – Actors Branch

Alan Weiss – Writers Branch

Bernard Weitzman -- Executives

Glenn R. Wilder – Members-at-Large

Hugh H. Wilson – Directors Branch

Stan Witt – Music Branch

Peter W. Wooley – Designers Branch

David Lewis Yewdall – Sound Branch

Francine York – Actors Branch

Eric Zumbrunnen – Film Editors Branch