The list of posthumous Academy Award winners.

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/ The list of posthumous Academy Award winners.

* indicates that winner did not initially receive screen credit.  Once rectified, recipient had passed away.

 

  1. Sidney Howard 1939  (Best Writing – Gone with the Wind)
  2. Victor Young 1956 (Best Music Scoring – Around the World in 80 Days)
  3. William A Horning 1958 (Best Art Direction – Gigi)
  4. Carl Foreman 1958 (Adapted Screenplay – The Bridge on the River Kwai)*
  5. Michael Wilson 1958 (Adapted Screenplay – The Bridge on the River Kwai)*
  6. William A Horning 1959 (Best Art Direction – Ben Hur)
  7. Sam Zimbalist 1959 (Best Picture – Ben Hur)
  8. Eric Orbom 1960 (Best Art Direction – Spartacus)
  9. Walt Disney 1968 (Best Short Film Animated – Winnie the Pooh + The Blustery Day)
  10. Raymond Rasch 1972 (Best Music Scoring – Limelight)
  11. Larry Russell 1972 (Best Music Scoring – Limelight)
  12. Edward G Robinson 1973 (Honorary Oscar)
  13. Peter Finch 1976 (Best Actor – Network)
  14. Geoffrey Unsworth 1980 (Best Cinematography – Tess)
  15. Howard Ashman 1992 (Best Music Song – Aladdin)
  16. Thomas C. Goodwin 1992 (Best Documentary Short Subject – Educating Peter)
  17. Conrad C. Hall 2002 (Best Cinematography – Road to Perdition)
  18. Heath Ledger2008 (Best Supporting Actor – The Dark Knight)
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