Legendary producer, Samuel Goldwyn, was born Schmuel Gelbfisz on Aug 17, 1879 in Warsaw, Poland. Goldwyn died at the age of 94 on Jan 31, 1974 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Samuel Goldwyn was nominated for nine Academy Awards, winning one for Best Picture for The Best Years of Our Lives in 1946. He also won two Honorary Awards in 1946 and 1957 Samuel Goldwyn .
|1931/32||Best Picture||Arrowsmith (1931)||N/A||Nominated|
|1936||Best Picture||Dodsworth (1936)||N/A||Nominated|
|1937||Best Picture||Dead End (1937)||N/A||Nominated|
|1937||Best Music - Scoring||The Hurricane (1937)||N/A||Nominated|
|1939||Best Picture||Wuthering Heights (1939)||N/A||Nominated|
|1941||Best Picture||The Little Foxes (1941)||N/A||Nominated|
|1942||Best Picture||The Pride of the Yankees (1942)||N/A||Nominated|
|1946||Best Picture||The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)||N/A||Won|
|1947||Best Picture||The Bishop's Wife (1947)||N/A||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1938||IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD||Samuel Goldwyn [NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]|
|1946||IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD||Samuel Goldwyn|
|1957||JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD||Samuel Goldwyn|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.