Saturday, May 12, 2012

The Academy Members Project Lea to Ler

Pictured: Spike Lee and Malcolm D. Lee have been pioneers in the black film genre. The real life cousins have directed films from Do The Right Thing and Malcolm X, to Undercover Brother and Girls Trip.

Academy Members Lea-Ler
Updated 3/31/2018

  1. Britt Leach - (Originally Actors Branch, Left the Academy in 2007) Weird Science, Goin’ South, The Last Starfighter, The Great Outdoors, Baby Boom. Leach reportedly left the Academy in 2007 because he disagreed with the security policies attached to Academy screeners. (p2pnet) (Wikipedia) (Leach’s letter to the Academy)
  1. Cloris Leachman - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Last Picture Show, Young Frankenstein, Charley And The Angel, Spanglish, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid, The Iron Giant, Castle In The Sky, Prancer (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Sci-Tech Awards)
    1. Philip Leacock - (Directors Branch) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Circa 1978 Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Richard Fleischer Papers File 9.f-2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Anton M. Leader - (Directors Branch) (November 1960 Academy Report p. 4) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (11/18/1969 Directors Branch Minutes in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2731) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 18) (Circa 1978 Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Richard Fleischer Papers File 9.f-2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (1987-1988 Documentary Awards Committee in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267)
  2. Caroline Leaf - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Press Releases 1999 p. 233) (June 2008 Academy Invitation List) (CarolineLeaf.com)
  3. Daniel J. Leahy - (Sound Branch) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (EditorsGuild.com)
    1. Fred Leahy - (Producers Branch) (Academy Governor - Served as ex-officio officer only, not one of the elected governors) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. David Lean - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Lawrence Of Arabia, The Bridge On The River Kwai (Circa 1978 Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Richard Fleischer Papers File 9.f-2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (LATimes.com 3/25/1985 p. 2) (Academy Report Vol 2 No 2, May 1990 p. 2) (Learn more here)
  4. Denis Leary - (Actors Branch) (GoldDerby 4/14/2006) (AnnLeary.com 12/29/2010)
  5. Dan Lebental - (Film Editors Branch) Iron Man 1 & 2, Elf, Cowboys & Aliens (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (Lafcpug.org)
  6. Chris Lebenzon - (Film Editors Branch) Crimson Tide, Top Gun, Alice In Wonderland, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Armageddon, Big Fish, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, Frankenweenie, The Secret Life Of Plants, Enemy Of The State, Unstoppable, Sleepy Hollow, Maleficent, Corpse Bride, Eragon, xXx, Planet Of The Apes, Pearl Harbor, Mars Attacks!, Con Air, Ed Wood, Hudson Hawk, Batman Returns, Days Of Thunder. Weird Science, Beverly Hills Cop II (Learn more here and here)
  7. Paul LeBlanc - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch, Originally At Large Member?) (Oscar Winner) Amadeus (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here)
  8. Tim LeBlanc - (Sound Branch) For Greater Glory, Something Borrowed, The Hangover, Up In The Air, Terminator Salvation, Valkyrie, Looper, Pacific Rim (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (LinkedIn)
    1. Marion J. Lebworth - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Associate Member Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  9. Miriam “Mimi” Leder - (Directors Branch) Deep Impact, Pay It Forward, The Peacemaker (ABCNews 3/2/06) (AwardsDaily Comment on 11/9/13 12:32pm)
    1. Otto Lederer - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Actors Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Richard Lederer - (Public Relations Branch) Executive Vice President at Pinnacle (Public Relations Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (48th Academy Award Program p. 16) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 124) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008)
  10. Diane Lederman - (Designers Branch) Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Tower Heist, Limitless, Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead, Remember Me, Wall Street Money Never Sleeps, Annapolis, Margaret, Man On The Moon (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Heath Ledger - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Dark Knight, Brokeback Mountain (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008)
    2. Sam Ledner - (Actors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  11. Adruitha Lee - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) (Oscar Winner) Dallas Buyers Club, 12 Years A Slave, The Artist, Spring Breakers, Friends With Benefits, Walk The Line, Salt, Evan Almighty, Role Models, North Country, A Might Heart, Wedding Crashers (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
  12. Ai-Ling Lee - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) La La Land, Godzilla, 300: Rise Of An Empire, Tangled, 2012, Transformers Dark Of The Moon, Watchmen, Spider-Man 2, X-Men Days Of Future Past, Man Of Steel, Snow White And The Huntsman, Live Free Or Die Hard, Thor, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, S.W.A.T., The Scorpion King, Buena Vista Social Club (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Oscars.org 10/4/2017) (Deadline 10/4/2017) (HollywoodReporter 10/4/2017) (Oscars.org Careers in Film Summit 2017) (Learn more here)
  13. Albert Lee - (Producers Branch) Chinese Zodiac, Let the Bullets Fly (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  14. Ang Lee - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Brokeback Mountain, Life Of Pi, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Wedding Banquet, Eat Drink Man Woman, Lust Caution, Sense And Sensibility (DailyChili.com 6/2/2012) (LATimes 3/15/2016) (Variety 3/15/2016) (Deadline 3/15/2016) (TheWrap 3/15/2016) (IndieWire 3/16/2016) (NYTimes 3/16/2016) (HollywoodReporter 3/15/2016) (Deadline 6/30/2016) (Caamedia.org 9/21/2016) (HollywoodReporter 10/2/2016) (Kore.am 10/4/2016)
  15. Anita Lee - (Documentary Branch) Stories We Tell, Everybody’s Children (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Facebook “Liked” a post she was tagged in 6/29/2016) (Instagram 9/26/2016) (Learn more here)
  16. Bonni Lee - (Executives Branch) Senior Vice President of Production at Village Roadshow Pictures (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (LATimes.com 6/29/2016) (Facebook 9/19/2017) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
  17. Byung-Hun Lee - (Actors Branch) Terminator Genisys, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, I Saw The Devil, Masquerade, Inside Men, Joint Security Area, The Good The Bad And The Weird, A Bittersweet Life, G.I. Joe Retaliation, RED 2, Addicted, The Magnificent Seven (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Soompi.com 6/29/2016) (Okezone.com 6/30/2016) (Cool-ny.com 7/12/2016) (Youfacebookclip.com 7/8/2016) (IBTimes.sg 5/30/2017) (Learn more here)
  18. Lee Chang-dong - (Writers Branch) Poetry, Oasis, Secret Sunshine, Peppermint Candy, A Brand New Life (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Christopher Lee - (Actors Branch) Jinnah, The Wicker Man, the Count Dracula series, The Man With The Golden Gun, The Lord Of The Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, the Star Wars prequels, House Of The Long Shadows, Arabian Adventure, Hugo, Alice In Wonderland, Dark Shadows, Frankenweenie, Corpse Bride (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (ChistopherLeeWeb) (TheOneRing.net) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 7/4/2015)
  19. Christopher “Chris” Lee - (Executives Branch or Producers Branch) Former President of Production at TriStar Pictures and Columbia Pictures,  (Source: Shanghaidaily.com 8/20/2016, combined with Shanghaidaily.com 8/20/2016 B published the same day - and on the same page - A12 in the print version) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
    1. Daniel W. “Danny” Lee - (At Large Member) (Oscar Winner) Bedknobs And Broomsticks, The Black Hole (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (1987-1988 Visual Effects Awards Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 12/29/2014) (Learn more here)
    2. David Lee - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Chicago (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (CBC.ca) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009) (Learn more here and here)
  20. David Lee - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Matrix, Unbroken, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Muriel’s Wedding, Nim’s Island, Dark City (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  21. Grace Lee - (Documentary Branch) American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, The Grace Lee Project (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Facebook “Liked” a post about invite 6/28/2017) (Facebook comment 6/29/2017) (Twitter “Like” 6/28/2017 - click circles to see) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017 B) (Facebook “Like” 6/28/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Twitter 9/18/2017) (Instagram 9/19/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  22. Jennifer Lee - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. John Lee - (Public Relations Branch) (Public Relations Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  23. Kate Lee - (Public Relations Branch) Director at Freud Communications (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (London New Members Reception 10/10/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Lester Lee - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Miss Sadie Thompson (Box Office 12/20/1952 p. 56) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249 - crossed out with Deceased written in margins, showing that he died later that year) (Learn more here)
  24. Malcolm D. Lee - (Directors Branch OR Writers Branch) The Best Man Holiday, The Best Man, Undercover Brother, Scary Movie 5, Soul Men, Girls Trip (Note that he was invited to both the writers and directors branches, but we don’t know which one he chose) (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter Response to Invitation 6/26/2015) (Twitter from New Members Reception 9/28/2015) (Twitter 2) (Twitter 3) (Twitter 4) (Twitter 5) (Twitter 6) (Twitter 7) (Instagram from New Members Reception 9/28/2015) (Instagram 2) (Instagram 3) (Instagram 4) (Instagram 5) (Instagram 6) (Academy Tumblr 9/29/2015 picture 2) (Learn more here, here and here)
  25. Mark Lee (aka Mark Lee Ping Bing, Ping Bin Lee, Lee Ping Bing) - (Cinematographers Branch) Norwegian Wood, In the Mood for Love, Renoir, New York I Love You, The Sun Also Rises (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Wikipedia) (Learn more here and here)
  26. Michele Lee - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (1987-1988 Actors Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Learn more here and here)
  27. Miky Lee (aka Mie Kyung Lee, Lee Mi-kyung) - (Executives Branch) Vice chairwoman of CJ Group (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  28. Moonyeenn Lee - (Casting Directors Branch) Avengers: Age of Ultron, Blood Diamond (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter 6/30/2016) (Twitter 7/2/2016) (Citizen.co.za 7/4/2016) (Channel24.co.za 7/5/2016) (702.co.za 2/28/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. R. Andrew Lee - (Art Directors Branch) (Academy Governor) (Handwritten in 1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731, suggesting he joined later that year) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1) (1987-1988 Art Directors Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (7/29/1993 Appeal Letter and Members’ Legacy Gallery Brochure in UCLA’s Nancy Malone Papers, PASC 254, Box 51, Folder 8) (46th Oscars Screening Schedule on Ebay) (46th Oscar Schedule Image) (Variety 6/4/2002)
  29. Regina Lee (aka Regina Richards) - (The Augusta Chronicle 2/25/2007)
    1. Robert B. Lee - (Listed in the Sound Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 4)
  30. Roy Lee - (Producers Branch) The Lego Movie, Abduction (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  31. Sang Jun Lee - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Rio 2, Epic (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
  32. Spike Lee - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Honorary Academy Award Winner) Do the Right Thing, 4 Little Girls, Inside Man, Bamboozled, Summer of Sam, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X (10/7/1999 List of Members who also make Documentaries in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (List of West Coast Based Documentary Filmmakers circa 1999 that doesn’t say if they’re a member in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (1999 Letter supporting keeping Documentary Shorts as an Oscar category in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 261.f-2745) (Mentioned in Undated Proposal to create Documentary Branch found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Oscars.org 6/22/10) (Twitter 9/28/2015) (2015 Governors Awards) (Deadline 1/8/2016) (LATimes 1/25/2016) (TheWrap Video 1/29/2016 at 2:40)
    1. Peter Leeds - (Actors Branch) (November 1960 Academy Report p. 4) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017)
    2. Phil Leeds - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  33. Helen Lee-Kim - (Executives Branch) Head of International at Good Universe (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Instagram 9/19/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Grant Leenhouts - (Originally Producers Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Associate Member Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (more info here and here)
    2. Robert Lees - (Turned Down early invitations to join in the 1940s, later joined the Writers Branch by circa 1980) (Academy’s Robert Lees and Fred Renaldo Papers File 36.f-759 includes two invitations to join the Academy dated 10/22/1045 and 2/2/1948, both of which appear to have been rejected) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (1999 Letter supporting keeping Documentary Shorts as an Oscar category in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 261.f-2745) (Academy Memorial Page 3/5/2005) (Obituary) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Jack Leewood - (Originally Public Relations Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (5/11/1970 Membership Transfers and letter protesting transfer in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
  34. Meg LeFauve - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Captain Marvel (Attended 2015 Governors Awards) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  35. Robert Legato - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Titanic, Hugo, Apollo 13, The Aviator, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone, Avatar, The Departed, Interview With The Vampire, Shutter Island, The Wolf Of Wall Street, The Jungle Book (DigitalContentProducer 3/1/2002) (Oscars.org VFX Convergence April 2013)
  36. John Legend (born John Stephens) - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) Selma, Django Unchained (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter Response to Invitation 6/26/2015) (EOnline 1/23/2016) (GuideTravel.biz) (Learn more here, here and here)
  37. Michel Legrand - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) Yentl, The Thomas Crowne Affair, Summer Of ‘42, The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, The Young Girls Of Rochefort, The Happy Ending, Pieces Of Dreams, Best Friends, The Three Musketeers, Lady Sings The Blues, Never Say Never Again (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (International Who’s Who In Music Vol. 2) (Deadline.com 12/23/2016)
    1. Ernest Lehman - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Honorary Academy Award Winner) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1990 p. 8) (Academy Press Releases 1993 p. 22) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Press Releases 2001 p. 38-39)
    2. Gladys Lehman (born Gladys Collins) - (Writers Branch, Left the Academy in 1956) (Oscar Nominee) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 6) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249 - Note: Name is crossed out, suggesting that she left the Academy later that year) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in her life) (Learn more here and here)
  38. Robin Lehman - (Documentary Branch, Originally Short Films Branch and then Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) Don’t, The End Of The Game, Nightlife (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (10/7/1999 List of Members who also make Documentaries in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017)
  39. Michael Lehmann - (Directors Branch) Heathers, Hudson Hawk, 40 Days And 40 Nights, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Airheads (LATimes 2/19/2013) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Jerome “Jerry” Leiber - (Music Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012) (Learn more here, here and here)
  40. Jerry Leider - (Producers Branch?) On The Road, Morning Glory, The Jazz Singer (TheFreeLibrary.com) (Contemporary Theatre Film And Television Vol. 89 p. 133)
    1. Janet Leigh - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Sci-Tech Awards) (Academy Memorial Page 3/5/2005)
  41. Jennifer Jason Leigh - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Hateful Eight, Anomalisa, Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Last Exit To Brooklyn, Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle, Road To Perdition, Margot At The Wedding, Miami Blues, Single White Female, The Machinist, Synecdoche New York, The Anniversary Party, Georgia, Short Cuts, Kill Your Darlings, The Spectacular Now (Attended 2015 Governors Awards) (Deadline 12/8/2015) (Note: Given her career, we count the absence of a new invitation following her 2016 Oscar nomination as evidence that she was already a member prior to 2004) (Learn more here and here)
  42. Mike Leigh - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Another Year, Happy-Go-Lucky, Vera Drake, Secrets & Lies, Naked, Topsy-Turvy (Variety 12/8/2008) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12) (Inquisitr.com 2/7/2017)
    1. Margaret Leighton - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Learn more here and here)
  43. Robert Leighton - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) A Few Good Men, The Princess Bride, Stand By Me, Misery, When Harry Met Sally, The American President, Ghosts Of Mississippi (Learn more here)
  44. Dylan Leiner - (Executives Branch) Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Production at Sony Pictures Classics (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014)
    1. Mitchell Leisen (aka James Mitchell Leisen, J.M. Leisen) - (Listed in Technicians Branch - Art Director from 1927 to 1931, Listed in Directors Branch from 1956 to 1969) (Oscar Nominee) (1927 Membership List p. 11) (1928 Membership List p. 80) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Learn more here and here)
  45. Sebastián Lelio - (Writers Branch) (Director of an Oscar Winning Foreign Language Film) A Fantastic Woman, Gloria, Navidad (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (ElMercurio.com 6/30/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  46. Claude Lelouch - (Writers Branch Or Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) A Man And A Woman, And Now My Love (Deadline.com 12/23/2016)
    1. Charles Le Maire - (Art Directors Branch - Costume Designer) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1)
    2. George Michael LeMaire - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970 and is listed as such through circa 1980, but appears in Executives Branch again in 2012) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Associate Member Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012) (Learn more here)
    3. Rufus Le Maire - (Executives Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  47. Mike Le Mare - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Das Boot, The Terminator, The Big Sleep, Reindeer Games, Ronin, Enemy Mine (Learn more here)
  48. Nicolas Le Messurier (some sources say Nic or Nicholas) - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Superman, Aliens, A Passage To India, Pink Floyd The Wall, Bridget Jones’s Diary, 28 Days Later, Bride & Prejudice, Johnny English, Die Another Day, Iris, Black Beauty, Thelma & Louise, A Kiss Before Dying, A View To A Kill, Victor Victoria (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy President’s Report Winter 1980 p. 4)
  49. Dan Lemmon - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Jungle Book, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, War For The Planet Of The Apes, King Kong, Avatar, The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Fight Club (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (Wetafx.co.nz Bio 2017) (Learn more here)
    1. Jack Lemmon - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/14/1973 Board Election Results in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (46th Oscars Screening Schedule on Ebay) (46th Oscar Schedule Image) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 7) (5/11/1977 Fiftieth Anniversary Committee in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 262.f-2746) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (7/16/1986 Board Of Governors Roster in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Academy Press Releases 1986 p. 96) (Academy Press Releases 1986 p. 108) (1987-1988 Board Of Governors Roster in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (1987-1988 Actors Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (1987-1988 Nicholl Fellowship Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Academy Press Releases 1987 p. 89) (Academy Reporter Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 1) (5/6/1992 Actors Branch Nominating Cmte in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261-f.2745) (10/23/1992 Letter supporting “Deadly Deception” and “Our Environment” which PBS refused to broadcast in Academy’s Saul Bass Papers File 44.f-896) (Annual Report 1992-1993 p. 4) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (1999 Letter supporting keeping Documentary Shorts as an Oscar category in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 261.f-2745) (Thespectrum.com 6/9/2016)
    1. Marvin H. Lencer - (Associate Member)  (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249 - Handwritten in margins, suggesting he was invited later that year)
  50. Ryszard Lenczewski - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Ida, Margaret, My Summer Of Love, Intermission (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (TVP.info 6/27/2015) (Learn more here, here and here)
  51. Thomas Lennon - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Warriors of Qiugang, The Blood of Yingzhou District, Knife Skills, The Battle Over Citizen Kane (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
  52. Michael Lennox - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Boogaloo and Graham, The Back of Beyond (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter retweet & favorite after invitation - need to click the retweet list to see) (Twitter retweet after Invitation archived 6/28/2015) (UK New Members Reception 10/14/2015) (Learn more here, here and here)
  53. Denis Lenoir - (Cinematographers Branch) Paris je t’aime, 88 Minutes, Righteous Kill, So Undercover, Steal This Movie, Demonlover, Dingo, The Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The Vintner’s Luck (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (CameraImage.pl) (LinkedIn.com)
    1. Herman R. Lentz - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  54. Richard “Rick” Lenz - (Actors Branch) (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (CACSOnline.org August 2014 p. 9) (Twitter 1/19/2016) (Travelafter55.com 5/12/2016)
  55. Malcolm Leo - (Documentary Branch, Originally At Large Member) (10/7/1999 List of Members who also make Documentaries in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (List of West Coast Based Documentary Filmmakers circa 1999 that doesn’t say if they’re a member in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (MalcolmLeoProductions.com)
  56. Melissa Leo - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Fighter, Frozen River, 21 Grams (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Report Vol. 22, 3rd & 4th Q 2009 p. 17) (NYPost 2/22/12) (TheHollywoodReporter 5/4/13)
  57. Mohen Leo - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Deepwater Horizon (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Facebook “Liked” a post about his invite 6/28/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
  58. Robert Leo
  59. Dennis Leonard - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Polar Express, Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Apocalypse Now, the Harry Potter series, Despicable Me 1 & 2, The Lorax, Flight, Cast Away, The Iron Giant (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Elmore Leonard - (Writers Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14)
  60. Franklin Leonard - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Founder of The Black List, Formerly with Overbrook Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Creative Artists Agency (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Facebook 6/29/2016) (Facebook “Liked” a post he was tagged in 6/29/2016) (Instagram 6/29/2016) (Instagram 10/10/2016) (Instagram 10/10/2016) (Instagram 10/10/2016) (Twitter 10/10/2016) (Ifla.org) (NYTimes.com 9/27/2017) (Ledger-enquirer.com 2/27/2018) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Herbert B. Leonard - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007) (IMDB Bio Page)
    2. Lu Leonard - (Actors Branch, May have left the Academy prior to her death) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial Page) (Learn more here and here)
  61. Nanette Leonard - (Public Relations Branch) (Charlottecounty.Floridaweekly.com 10/5/2017)
    1. Philip H. Leonard - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) Controller at Stanley Kramer Co. (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and letter protesting transfer in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Associate Member Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. Robert J. Leonard - (Sound Branch) (Scientific And Technical Award Winner) Worked at Universal City Studios Sound Department (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    3. Sheldon Leonard - (Actors Branch) (Box Office 8/21/1954 p. 74) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  62. Arthur “Art” Leonardi - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Originally Short Subjects Branch and then Short Films Branch) (Short Subjects Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  63. Alfredo Leone (aka Alfred Leone) - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (InternationalMediaFilms) (EricSingley.com) (Learn more here)
  64. John Leonetti - (Cinematographers Branch) The Conjuring, The Mask, Insidious, Mortal Kombat, The Scorpion King (Oscars Family Affair LA Times 2/23/12)
  65. Matthew F. Leonetti - (Cinematographers Branch) Dawn Of The Dead, The Butterfly Effect, Star Trek First Contact and Insurrection, 2 Fast 2 Furious (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Oscars Family Affair LA Times 2/23/12)
  66. Tea Leoni - (Actors Branch) Ghost Town, Spanglish, TV’s Madam Secretary (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (AwardsDaily 1/8/2015)
  67. Natasha Léonnet - (At Large Member) Supervising Digital Intermediate Colorist at EFILM, Formerly at ILM (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  68. Jenny Lerew - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Flushed Away (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Instagram 9/18/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Alan Jay Lerner - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Irving Lerner - (Directors Branch) (Directors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998 -- Note that if this is the same person, then it is a posthumous inclusion on these plaques) (Learn more here and here)
  69. Michael Lerner - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Barton Fink (Source: One of our researchers was a guest at an Academy screening of “The Theory Of Everything”, and sat next to Lerner)
    1. Murray Lerner - (Documentary Branch, Originally At Large Member) (Oscar Winner) From Mao To Mozart: Isaac Stern In China, Festival (10/7/1999 List of Members who also make Documentaries in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Variety 9/4/2017) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 9/13/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  70. Chris S. LeRoy - (Executives Branch) (June 2008 Academy Invitation List)
  71. Gloria Le Roy - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Mervyn LeRoy - (Listed in Directors Branch in 1928-1931, Transferred to Producers Branch in 1939-1940, Transferred back to Directors Branch in 1941 and after) (Oscar Nominee) (Honorary Oscar Winner) (Irving R. Thalberg Award Winner) (Academy Governor) (1928 Membership List p. 79) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1 & 4) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 4 April 1947 p. 3) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 1-7) (Academy Bulletin No 16, Summer 1977 p. 3) (Circa 1978 Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Richard Fleischer Papers File 9.f-2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)


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3 comments:

  1. RIP Murray Lerner

    http://variety.com/2017/music/news/documentary-filmmaker-murray-lerner-60s-70s-music-dead-new-york-1202546989/

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  2. RIP Andy Lewis.

    http://deadline.com/2018/03/andy-lewis-dies-academy-awards-nominated-screenwriter-was-92-1202353079/#comment-list-wrapper

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