Legendary director, Ernst Lubitsch, was born on Jan 29, 1892 in Berlin, Germany. Lubitsch died at the age of 55 on Nov 30, 1947 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Lubitsch was nominated for three Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Oscar Award in 1946 for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture .
|1928/29||Best Director||The Patriot (1928)||N/A||Nominated|
|1929/30||Best Director||The Love Parade (1929)||N/A||Nominated|
|1943||Best Director||Heaven Can Wait (1943)||N/A||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1946||Special Award||for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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