Producer, Walter Wanger, was born Walter Feuchtwanger on Jul 11, 1894 in San Francisco, CA. Wanger died at the age of 74 on Nov 18, 1968 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Home of Peace Cemetery and Emanu-El Mausoleum in Colma, San Mateo County, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Wanger was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won two Honorary Oscar Awards in 1945 and 1948 for distinguished service to the industry in adding to its moral stature in the world community by his production of the picture Joan of Arc .
|1939||Best Picture||Stagecoach (1939)||N/A||Nominated|
|1940||Best Picture||Foreign Correspondent (1940)||N/A||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1938||IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD||Walter Wanger [NOTE: Did not win the award. This is the only year that nominations were announced for the Thalberg award.]|
|1945||Special Award||for his six years service as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences|
|1948||Special Award||for distinguished service to the industry in adding to its moral stature in the world community by his production of the picture Joan of Arc|