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Artists Who Won Awards Posthumously

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The cine world is full of talents. The talented actors put in efforts and come out with laudable output. Many talents are recognized and the actors bag accolades. Some talents go unnoticed during the lifetime of the artist. There is a list of late actors who receive awards posthumously.

1. Sidney Howard

It is interesting to note that Hollywood actor Sidney Howard bagged the accolades posthumously in the Oscar ceremony. The actor received the award posthumously in 1940. He won the accolade for the movie ‘Gone With the Wind’. The movie was based on a novel by Margaret Mitchell. It is indeed distressing to know that the actor died in a mishap when he was at the age of 48.

2. Heath Andrew Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor whose performance in many movies was appreciated. Many of his movies turned box-office hits. He died in 2008 as the medication he consumed turned fatal. But he won a number of posthumous awards for his laudable performance in Australian movies.. Before passing away he played pivotal role in the movie The Dark Knight. He received the academy award posthumously.

3. Peter Finch

Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch who is better known as Peter Finch was a tremendous Australian actor whose performance in Australian movies won him posthumous awards. He was presented posthumous awards and also won the Golden Globe Award.

4. Eric Orbom

The Hollywood is very much acquainted with the name Eric Orbom. He was known for his role in the Hollywood as an art director. He was presented the Academy award for the role in movie Spartacus. He was posthumously presented the award.

5. Geoffrey Gilyard Unsworth

Geoffrey Gilyard Unsworth who is better known as Geoffrey Unsworth was known in Britain as a outstanding cinematographer. Geoffrey Unsworth won posthumous awards for his performance in the movie Tess.

6. Sam Zimbalist

Born in Ukraine Sam Zimbalist served in Hollywood as a movie producer and editor. After passing away, he won a number of posthumous awards.

7. Gil Friesen

A notable icon in Hollywood Gil Friesen was known for his role as director of music and he was also a film executive. After his death he was presented the posthumous award.

8. Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman was a multifaceted Hollywood artist and he won a number of awards posthumously. He was knowno be a wonderful Playwright writing of lyrics. The songs he wrote won the hearts of millions of people. After his death he was presented posthumous award for his lyrics and songs.

9. Walter Elias Disney

Everybody knows the Hollywood icon Walter Elias Disney. He is better known as Walt Disney Walt Disney or Walter Elias Disney was an American >> Read More... . He was known for his animation movies. He bagged a number of posthumous awards for the creation of cartoons. He is the one and only icon to hold maximum number of Academy Awards.

10. Victor Young

In the list of actors winning posthumous awards, Victor Young has a unique place. Following is the actor Victor Young who posthumously won the Oscar award. He bagged the award for the movies ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ and the movie ‘Whom the Bell Tolls. It is to be noted that a cerebral hemorrhage claimed his life.

11. William A. Horning

Another noted posthumous winner of Oscar Awards is William A. Horning. He received the awards one after another posthumously. It is to be noted that the actor died in 1956 following which he received the awards.

12. Raymond Rasch & Larry Russel

There are few actors who have won the awards during their lifetime and following their death posthumously. Limelight is a noted movie released again decades after the initial release. In 1972 the movie was lauded by critics. The movie bagged two Oscar awards. The artists in the movie Raymond Rasch and Larry Russell bagged the awards posthumously. There were noted multifaceted personalities who won the awards posthumously. The artist Howard Ashman is a playwright, stage director and lyricist. He posthumously won four awards. The movie Beauty and the Beast and ‘ Aladdin Aladdin - Jaanbaaz Ek Jalwe Anek brings to you the >> Read More... ’ fetched him the awards. It is saddening to note that the artist died of AIDS.

13. Thomas C. Goodwin

Hollywood producer Thomas C Goodwin is noted for his highly creative works. Following his death he posthumously received the award for documentary. We as lovers of cinema and cine artists observe that good work does not go unnoticed irrespective of whether the artist is alive or no more.

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