Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Academy Members Project Wa to Wg

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Academy Members Wa-Wg
Updated 4/21/2017

  1. Lana Wachowski (formerly credited as Larry Wachowski) - (Directors Branch) The Matrix Trilogy, Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending, Speed Racer (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  2. Lilly Wachowski (formerly credited as Andy Wachowski) - (Directors Branch)  The Matrix Trilogy, Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending, Speed Racer (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Robert D. Wachs - (Producers Branch) (Variety 12/9/2013) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14)
  3. Patrick Wachsberger - (Executives Branch) President And CEO of Summit Entertainment (84th Foreign Language Executive Committee) (83rd Foreign Language Committee) (Oscar.go.com 5/18/12) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12)
  4. Emi Wada - (Costume Designers Branch, Previously Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Ran, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, 8 ½ Women, Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Oscars.org 6/22/10)
  5. Hugh Waddell - (Sound Branch) Kill Bill Vol 1 & 2, Titanic, Shrek, Snakes On A Plane, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Blades Of Glory, The Chronicles Of Riddick, The Perfect Storm, The Thin Red Line, Galaxy Quest (June 2005 Academy Invitation List)
  6. Cynthia Wade - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Winner) Freeheld, Mondays At Racine, Born Sweet, Shelter Dogs, Grist From The Mill, Almost Home, Gender Rebel (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
    1. William J. Wade - (Originally Cinematographers Branch in 1960’s, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970?) (5/12/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 7)
  7. Tracey Wadmore-Smith -  (Film Editors Branch) About Last Night, Death At A Funeral, Sweet Home Alabama, Hitch, The Upside Of Anger, The Salton Sea, American Beauty, Ever After: A Cinderella Story, The Edge Of Seventeen (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Charles Wagenheim - (Actors Branch) (Handwritten in 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, suggesting that he joined later that year) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Learn more here)
    2. David Wages - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 1/27/2013)
    3. George Waggner (born George Waggoner) - (Producers Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  8. Dan Wagner - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Kung Fu Panda 3, Kung Fu Panda 2 (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  9. Karyn Elizabeth Wagner - (Costume Designers Branch) Lovelace, The Green Mile, The Notebook, The Last Of Robin Hood, Eve’s Bayou, Army Of Darkness (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  10. Paula Wagner - (Producers Branch) The Last Samurai, Vanilla Sky, War Of The Worlds, The Others, Mission: Impossible 1 & 3 (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Report Vol. 22, 3rd & 4th Q 2009 p. 16) (TheAndyGram) (Oscars.org 9/12/2013) (HollywoodReporter 6/16/2016) (NYTimes 6/27/2016) (GoldDerby.com 7/18/2016)
    1. Dr. R. W. Wagner - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (July 1959 Academy Report p. 4)
    2. Raymond James Wagner - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Variety 4/16/2014) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
    3. Richard J. Wagner - (Sond Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  11. Roy H. Wagner (Roy Henry Wagner III) - (Cinematographers Branch) Nick Of Time, A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 Dream Warriors, Blood And Bone, Juarez, Nine Deaths Of The Ninja (Wikipedia) (LinkedIn.com) (Facebook 11/17/2016) (Facebook 12/12/2016)
    1. Wynne Wendy Wagner - (Sound Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012)
  12. Mark Wahlberg - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Departed, The Fighter, Boogie Nights, Ted, Pain & Gain, The Lovely Bones, The Shooter, Four Brothers, I Heart Huckabees, The Perfect Storm, Three Kings, The Italian Job
  13. Wayne Wahrman - (Film Editors Branch) I Am Legend, Constantine, Charlie’s Angels, Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle, The Day The Earth Stood Still, Mars Needs Moms, Winter’s Tale, U-571, Searching For Bobby Fischer (June 2006 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Samuel A. Waite - (Listed in the Sound Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 4)
  14. Taika Waititi - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Two Cars One Night, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, What We Do in the Shadows, Eagle Vs. Shark, Green Lantern (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (TheCapitalTimes 7/13/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  15. Tom Waits (born Thomas Alan Waits) - (Music Branch?) (Oscar Nominee) One From The Heart, Seven Psychopaths, The Tiger And The Snow (Contemporary Theatre Film And Television 2009) (Learn more here and here)
  16. Kent Lon Wakeford - (Cinematographers Branch) Mean Streets, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Gwen Wakeling (born Gwen Sewell) - (Costume Designers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Samson And Delilah, The Grapes Of Wrath (Learn more here)
    2. Gregory Walcott - (Actors Branch) Plan 9 From Outer Space, Ed Wood, The Sugarland Express (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (WilsonTimes.com 3/22/2015) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 4/13/2015)
  17. Jane Wald - (Actors Branch) What A Way To Go, Dear Brigitte (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (SixtiesCinema.com 12/18/2005)
    1. Jerry Wald - (Producers Branch, Listed as Production Branch in some eras) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
  18. Robert Allan Wald - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Robocop, Flight Of The Navigator, Encino Man (Resume) (LinkedIn) (RobertWald.com) (Learn more here and here)
  19. Cameron Waldbauer - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Revenant, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Elysium (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Peter Waldeck - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  20. Robert Walden - (Actors Branch) All The President’s Men, TV’s Lou Grant (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (LATimes 1/23/2016) (LATimes 1/24/2016) (LATimes.com 6/30/2016)
    1. Lucille “Wyn” Walder Burkenheim - (LATimes 6/19/2012)
  21. David S. Waldman - (Public Relations Branch) Senior Vice President of National Publicity at Paramount Studios (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Frank Waldman - (Writers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Tom Waldman - (Writers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Janet Waldo - (Actors Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 8/19/2016) (Learn more here, here, here, here and here)
    4. Clarke H. Wales - (Originally Public Relations Branch, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (Box Office 2/8/1966 p. NE-4) (5/11/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4)
  22. Kasia Walicka-Maimone - (Costume Designers Branch) Foxcatcher, Moonrise Kingdom, Moneyball, The Adjustment Bureau, Capote, Infinitely Polar Bear (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (NYC New Members Reception 10/5/2015) (Academy Originals 7/11/2016) (Learn more here)
  23. Christopher Walken - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Deer Hunter, Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray, Seven Psychopaths, Jersey Boys, Pulp Fiction, Annie Hall (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (CoverMedia 6/25/2014)
  24. Andrew Kevin Walker - (Writers Branch) Se7en, Sleepy Hollow, 8MM, The Wolfman (Academy Report Vol 18 2nd Quarter 2006 p. 15) (Learn more here)
  25. Bart Walker - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Partner and Motion Picture Literary Agent at ICM Partners (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  26. Beverly Walker - (Public Relations Branch) (Facebook PR Group 4/10/2016) (Screen Capture of Facebook PR Group 4/10/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. E. Cardon Walker - (Executives Branch) (Academy Governor) (48th Academy Award Program p. 1) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 7) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. H. S. Walker - (Sound Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    3. Helen Walker - (Actors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    4. James B. Walker - (Sound Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 6/21/2006)
  27. Jeffrey Walker - (Branch Uncertain) (Sources: Facebook Comment from his wife 1/21/2016 8:18 pm) (Learn more here)
  28. Joe Walker - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Arrival, 12 Years A Slave, Shame, Hunger, The Escapist, Brighton Rock, Tabloid, The Advocate, Harry Brown (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Johnnie Walker - (Actors Branch) (1927 Membership List p. 10)
    2. Joseph Bailey Walker - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (1948 Membership List) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (Learn more at Academy Press Releases 1982 p. 36) (Learn more here)
  29. Lucy Walker - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, Waste Land, Devil’s Playground, Countdown To Zero (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter 10/19/2014) (Twitter 2) (Wikipedia)
  30. Mandy Walker - (Cinematographers Branch) Red Riding Hood, Australia, Shattered Glass, Lantana, Beastly (84th Foreign Language Executive Committee) (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Oscar.go.com 5/18/12) (AwardsDaily 1/24/2013) (TheHollywoodReporter 6/25/2015) (BTLNews.com 9/18/2015) (HollywoodReporter 6/16/2016) (GoldDerby.com 7/18/2016) (ShootOnline.com 2/10/2017)
    1. Nancy Walker - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Nella Walker - (Actors Branch) (Academy Bulletin 1933 No 30, 9/26/1933 p. 4)
    3. Robert Walker - (Actors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    4. Roy Walker - (Designers Branch, Originally Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14)
    5. Vernon L. Walker - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 2) (1948 Membership List)
  31. Angus Wall - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Social Network, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Fight Club, Zodiac, Panic Room, Sunset Strip (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Charles E. Wallace - (Listed in the Sound Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 4)
  32. Earl W. Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Witness
    1. Irving Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (csul.iii.com)
    2. Oliver G. Wallace - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List)
  33. Pamela Wallace (a.k.a. Pamela Simpson & Dianne King) - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Witness (Lewaroroad.com)
  34. Randall Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Braveheart
  35. Deborah Wallach - (Sound Branch) Frost/Nixon, The Da Vinci Code (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Note that Eli Wallach may have turned down his invitations to join.
    2. Ira Wallach - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  36. Melisa Wallack - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Dallas Buyers Club, Mirror Mirror, Emily The Strange, Meet Bill (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  37. Garry Waller - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Poltergeist II The Other Side, Die Hard, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi, Sideways, Oblivion, Starship Troopers, Batman Returns, What Dreams May Come, Ghost, Air Force One, Ghostbusters (GarryWallerCinematographer.com) (LinkedIn.com)
    1. Ben Wallerstein - (Executives Branch) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6 Fall 1948 p. 6)
  38. Daniel G. “Dan” Wallin - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) A Star Is Born, Woodstock, Super 8, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Ratatouille, Up, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, The Incredibles, Bad Santa, Seabiscuit, Ali, Ghost World, Miss Congeniality, Scary Movie, Mission To Mars, Charlie’s Angels, The Thomas Crown Affair, Wild Wild West, Anastasia, The Rain Maker, From Dusk Till Dawn, The Basketball Diaries, Waiting To Exhale, Mrs. Doubtfire, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Good Morning Vietnam, RoboCop 1 & 2, Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek 3 The Search For Spock, Star Trek IV The Voyage Home, Children of A Lesser God, Out Of Africa, Police Academy, Terms Of Endearment, The Right Stuff, Ordinary People, Airplane!, The Black Stallion (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Will R. Walling (aka William Walling, Will Walling) - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Actors Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Hal B. Wallis (born Harold Brent Wallis) - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Irving G. Thalberg Award Winner) (Academy Governor) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1) (1948 Membership List) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4) (1972 Governors List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (44th Oscar Screening Schedule on Ebay) (44th Oscar Schedule Image)
  39. David M. Walsh - (Cinematographers Branch) Private Benjamin, The Goodbye Girl, Silver Streak, Max Dugan Returns, Sleeper, Foul Play, Murder By Death, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask, Johnny Dangerously, California Suite, Monte Walsh (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 65) (Academy Report Vol 2 No 3, August 1990 p. 4) (Academy Report Vol 5 Issue 2, Summer 1993 p. 11) (Learn more here and here)
  40. Fran Walsh - (Writers Branch OR Producers Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Heavenly Creatures, King Kong (NewZealandHerald 2/26/2005)
  41. Frank Walsh - (Designers Branch) The Huntsman: Winter’s War, High-Rise (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. J. T. Walsh - (Actors Branch)
  42. Martin Walsh - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Chicago, Bridget Jones’s Diary, V For Vendetta, Prince Of Persia The Sands Of Time, Iris, Mansfield Park, Clash Of The Titans, Wrath Of The Tians, Cinderella, Inkheart, Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit (Sources: Avidblogs.com 3/20/2015) (Learn more here)
    1. Stanley L. “Stan” Walsh - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  43. Thomas A. Walsh - (Designers Branch - Production Designer, Art Director) (ThomasAWalsh.net)
    1. William R. Walsh - (Executives Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  44. Anders Walter - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) Helium, 9 Meter, Den Talende Kuffert (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
    1. Ernest Walter - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  45. Jessica Walter - (Actors Branch) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  46. Julie Walters - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Educating Rita, Billy Elliot
  47. Brian Walton - (Resume)
  48. Tony Walton - (Designers Branch or Costume Designers Branch, Originally Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) All That Jazz, Mary Poppins, The Wiz, Murder On The Orient Express (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  49. Christoph Waltz - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, Carnage, The Green Hornet (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12) (Twitter 1/4/2016)
  50. James Wan - (Directors Branch) Saw, The Conjuring 1 & 2, Furious 7, Insidious 1 & 2 (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter 6/29/2016) (Facebook 6/29/2016) (LATimes.com 6/29/2016) (HollywoodReporter 6/30/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  51. Wang Bing - (Documentary Branch) Three Sisters, West of the Tracks (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Asia.si.edu archived 10/31/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  52. Hui-Lang Wang - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Lust Caution, Eat Drink Man Woman
  53. Wayne Wang - (Directors Branch) Anywhere But Here, The Joy Luck Club, Dim Sun A Little Bit Of Heart, Snow Flower And The Secret Fan, Blue In The Face, Maid In Manhattan (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Walter F. Wanger (born Walter Feuchtwanger) - (Producers Branch, Listed in Combined Producers & Executives Branch in some eras, and as Production Branch in some eras) (Oscar Nominee) (Honorary Academy Award) (Thalberg Award) (Academy President) (Wikipedia) (1927 Membership List p. 10) (1928 Membership List p. 80) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (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) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 2)
    2. Robert Walter Wanless - (Public Relations Branch) (Genealogy.com)
    3. Kenneth Wannberg - (Music Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  54. Stephen Warbeck - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) Shakespeare In Love (GaryYershon.com 6/15/2016) (2015-2016 Annual Report p. 15) (Learn more here)
    1. Cotton Warburton (born Irvine Eugene Warburton) - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  55. Chris Ward - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, District 9, The Adventures Of Tintin, King Kong, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The King, The Two Towers and The Return Of The King, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Invictus, The Lovely Bones, Flushed Away, The Water Horse, Bridge To Terabithia (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
  56. David S. Ward - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Sting, Sleepless In Seattle, Major League (Fall 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 6) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1982 p. 112) (Encyclopedia.com)
  57. Fred Ward - (Actors Branch) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
    1. J. Stedman Ward - (Listed as Technicians Branch in 1931) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Kathrin Clare Ward - (Actors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    3. Skip Ward (aka James Ward, born Rufus King Ward IV) - (Actors 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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/4/2004) (Learn more here)
    4. Jack Warden - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (IMDB Bio) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007)
    5. Edward L. “Ed” Ware - (Associate Member - Costumes & Wardrobe) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  58. Aron Warner - (Producers Branch or Short Films And Feature Animation Branch?) (Oscar Winner) Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek Forever After, Ghost In The Machine, Antz
  59. David Warner - (Actors Branch) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Frank E. Warner - (Sound Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Harry M. Warner - (Producers Branch) (Honorary Academy Award) (Academy Founder) (Wikipedia)
    3. Harry P. Warner - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    4. Jack L. Warner (born John Eichelbaum) - (Producers Branch, Listed in Combined Producers & Executives Branch in some eras, and as Production Branch in some eras, Resigned from the Academy in 1952, Readmitted to Administrators Branch by 1964, Transferred to which branch in 1970?) (Oscar Winner) (Thalberg Award) (Academy Founder) (Academy Governor) (Wikipedia) (1927 Membership List p. 10) (1928 Membership List p. 80) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (1948 Membership List) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (Box Office 10/4/1952 p. 50) (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) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 7) (Learn more here and here)
    5. Jack Warner Jr. (aka Jack Milton Warner) - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and letter protesting transfer in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (1970 letter protesting branch transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  60. Mark Warner - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Driving Miss Daisy, The Devil’s Advocate, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Rocky 3, Mao’s Last Dancer, Raging Bull (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (SBS.com 2/22/2013)
    1. S. L. Warner - (Producers Branch) (1927 Membership List p. 10)
  61. Steven Warner - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Martian, The Brothers Grimsby (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Charles Marquis Warren - (Writers Branch) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 6) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  62. David “Dave” Warren - (Designers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Snow White And The Huntsman, Gods And Monsters, Evita, Hugo, Iris (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  63. Diane Warren - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Hunting Ground, Beyond The Lights, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Music Of The Heart, Con Air, Up Close & Personal, Mannequin, Burlesque, The Last Dragon (Academy Press Releases 1992 p. 106) (TheWrap 2/9/12) (Attended 2015 Governors Awards) (Deadline 12/8/2015) (Twitter 1/9/2016)
    1. Dwight W. Warren - (Listed in the Photographic Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3)
    2. E. Alyn Warren - (Actors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    3. Gene Frances Warren Sr. - (Originally At Large Member, Likely Transferred to Visual Effects Branch when it was created) (Oscar Winner) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1993 p. 206) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Report Vol 6 Issue 1, Spring 1994 p. 6) (Wikipedia) (Learn more here and here)
  64. Gene Warren Jr. - (Visual Effects Branch, Probably At Large Member in previous eras) (Oscar Winner) Terminator 2 Judgment Day, Dracula, The Expendables (Academy Press Releases 1993 p. 206) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Report Vol 6 Issue 1, Spring 1994 p. 6) (Learn more here)
    1. George A. Warren - (Originally Executives Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
    2. Harry Warren (born Salvatore Anthony Guaragna) - (Music Branch, Left the Academy prior to his death) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) Despite winning 3 Oscars and being nominated for an additional 8, Warren did this interview which says that he quit the Academy.  (Sources: Twenty-Five Years Of Celebrity Interviewers p. 301; For Your Information Vol 3 No 4 April 1947 p. 4; 1948 Membership List; For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (Learn more here)
    3. Harry Warren - (Sound Branch) (December 1961 Academy Report p. 4)
  65. Jennifer Warren - (Actors Branch) Night Moves, Slap Shot, You Don’t Have To Die (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (USC.edu) (Wikipedia) (Answers.com) (Linkedin.com) (LATimes.com 1/22/2016) (LATimes 1/23/2016) (LATimes 1/24/2016) (LATimes.com 12/16/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. John Fredrick Warren - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  66. Lesley Ann Warren - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Victor Victoria (VanityFair.com 8/7/2016)
  67. Mervyn Warren - (Music Branch) Dreamgirls, The Wedding Planner, The Preacher’s Wife, Honey, Renaissance Man, Do The Right Thing, Joyful Noise, Steel (Twitter) (Twitter 2)
    1. Ruth Warrick - (See notes below: May have turned down an early invitation to join, Possibly joined the Academy in 1990s, and then may have left the academy again prior to her death) Citizen Kane. (Warrick has not appear on any printed membership lists that we have found so far. Her name was handwritten on a 1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562, but she did not appear on the next year’s list, making it unclear whether she turned down an invitation to join, or if the handwritten note was merely a suggestion from Wyler) (Attended an Academy event in New York Academy Report Vol 4 No 2, June 1992 p. 4) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial Page) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Edward Warschilka - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/5/2005)
    3. Allan G. Warshauer - (Public Relations Branch) (Box Office 5/12/1956 p. 45) (Learn more here)
    4. Robert B. Warwick Jr. - (Film Editors Branch) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  68. David Wasco - (Designers Branch - Production Designer) (Oscar Winner) La La Land, Inglourious Basterds, Kill Bill Vol 1 & 2, Collateral, The Royal Tenenbaums, Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Rushmore, Rampart, Seven Psychopaths, Fifty Shades Of Grey (Learn more here)
  69. Sandy Reynolds Wasco - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Winner) La La Land, Inglourious Basterds, Pulp Fiction, Rushmore, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill Vol 1 & 2, Jackie Brown, Collateral, Seven Psychopaths Fifty Shades Of Grey (June 2008 Academy Invitation List) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12) (Learn more here)
    1. Ben Washam - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  70. Deric Washburn - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Deer Hunter (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  71. Denzel Washington - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Training Day, Glory, Flight, Malcolm X, The Hurricane, Cry Freedom, Fences (Actors Branch Cmte to pick Governors Slate 4/30/1999 found in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261-f.2745) (The Telegraph 2/20/12) (YouTube Governors Awards 11/15/2015)
  72. J. Dennis Washington - (Designers Branch) (HKFilms.com)
  73. Kerry Washington - (Actors Branch) Django Unchained, Ray, The Last King Of Scotland, For Colored Girls, Night Catches Us, Mother And Child, The Human Stain (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (TheHollywoodReporter 7/9/2014) (EW.com 2/5/2016) (Fusion.net 2/28/2016)
  74. Mia Wasikowska - (Actors Branch) Jane Eyre, The Kids Are All Right (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Youngest Academy Members LA TIMES 2/23/12)
  75. Michael J. Wassel - (Visual Effects Branch) Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Bourne Identity (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. James L. Wassell - (Associate Member) (Scientific And Technical Award Winner) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009) (Learn more here)
    2. Dale Wasserman - (Writers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009)
    3. Louis Robert Wasserman (sometimes goes by Lew or Lou) - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Executives Branch in 1970) (Academy Governor) (Hersholt Humanitarian Award) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (70th Academy Awards Program image 13)
  76. Pax Wassermann - (Film Editors Branch) Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Facebook comment 6/29/2016) (Facebook comment 6/30/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. George F. Wasson Jr. - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Executives Branch at some point, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
    1. Robert “Bob” Waterfield - (Administrators Branch, Left the Academy prior to his death) (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) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in his life) (Learn more at two IMDB pages: here and here; as well as here)
  77. Daniel Waters - (Writers Branch) Batman Returns, Heathers (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
  78. John Waters (John Samuel Waters Jr.) - (Directors Branch) Hairspray, Polyester, Pink Flamingos, Cecil B. Demented, Female Trouble, Mondo Trasho, Desperate Living (Source) (McClainGallery) (Academy Report, Vol 13 Issue 2, Summer 2001 p. 12)
    1. John S. Waters - (Directors Branch in 1948, Listed as an Associate Member of the Assistant Directors Section of the Directors Branch in 1931) (Oscar Winner) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
  79. Mark Waters - (Directors Branch) (June 2006 Academy Invitation List)
  80. Sam Waterston - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Killing Fields, Interiors, TV’s Law And Order, TV’s The Newsroom (Learn more here)
    1. Note that cinematographer David Watkin did not appear on the academy’s memorial page.
    2. A.W. Watkins - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Kinematograph 1947) (Kinematograph 2) (Learn more here and here)
  81. David H. Watkins - (Visual Effects Branch) Ali, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Mother’s Facebook 1/6/2017) (Learn more here)
  82. Gregory H. Watkins - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Dances With Wolves, Born On The Fourth Of July, Crimson Tide, The Iron Giant, Armageddon, Training Day, Up In The Air, The Hangover, Spring Breakers, Jonah Hex, Superman Returns, Alexander, Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood, My Best Friends Wedding, Con Air, The Rock, Bad Boys, Blame It On Rio (AES.org 2014) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Hal Watkins (born Harold F. Watkins Jr.) - (Sound Branch) Shaft, The Hills Have Eyes, That’s Entertainment (Box Office 5/12/1956 p. 45) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    2. Maurine Dallas Watkins - (Writers Branch) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
  83. Emily Watson - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Breaking The Waves, Hilary And Jackie
  84. Emma Watson - (Actors Branch) The Harry Potter series, Beauty And The Beast, The Bling Ring, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, My Week With Marilyn (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Lucile Watson - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
  85. Mills Watson - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Waldon O. Watson - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (August 1960 Academy Report p. 2) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 7) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (AES.org)
    2. Milt Watt - (Public Relations Branch) (August 1960 Academy Report p. 2)
    3. Nate C. Watt - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Assistant Directors Section of the Directors Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    4. Bill Watters - (Originally Associate Member in 1952, Transferred to Public Relations Branch by 1964, Transferred back to Associate Member in 1970) (Box Office 12/20/1952 p. 56) (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)
  86. George Duncan Watters II - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Hunt For Red October, Pearl Harbor, Top Gun, Crimson Tide, Armageddon, Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country, Pirates Of The Caribbean The Curse Of The Black Pearl and Dead Man’s Chest (Academy Press Releases 1987 p. 84) (Academy Report Vol. 23 1st Quarter 2010 p.29) (Academy Report Vol 17 4thQ2005-1stQ2006 p. 26) (Learn more here)
  87. Jim Watters - President And General Manager Of Universal Operation Group (NBCUMV.com)
  88. Charlotte Watts - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Nominee) Mr. Turner, Mr. Holmes(June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  89. Emma Watts - (Executives Branch) (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (WikiLeaks)
  90. Naomi Watts - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Impossible, 21 Grams
    1. Robert H. Watts - (Originally Film Editors Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  91. Kim Waugh - (Sound Branch) Shade, Monster’s Ball (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Franz Waxman (born Franz Wachsmann) - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Philip A. Waxman - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Producers Branch in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008)
    3. Sam E. Waxman - (Film Editors Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
  92. Damon Wayans, Jr. - (Actors Branch) Big Hero 6, Let’s Be Cops (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  93. Keenan Ivory Wayans - (Directors Branch) Scary Movie, A Low Down Dirty Shame, White Chickss (Note that Wayans was invited to both the Writers and Directors Branches. This Vanity Fair interview says that he went with the Directors) (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (VanityFair.com 2/14/2017) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Joanee M. Wayne - (Actors Branch) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6 Fall 1948 p. 6)
  94. Joel Wayne - (Public Relations Branch) Works At Warner Bros. (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 2 no 2, July 2004 p. 2)
    1. Michael A. Wayne (born Michael Anthony Morrison) - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/4/2004) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) Learn more here and here)
  95. Patrick Wayne - (Actors Branch) Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger, McLintock, The Alamo, The Searchers (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Oscar Dearest p. 247)
    1. Robert Wayne - (Actors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12)
    2. Robert G. Wayne - (Listed as an Associate Member in the Sound Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 4)
    3. Sid Wayne - (Music Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (eBay 4/9/2014) (Learn more here and here)
    4. Robert L. Weatherford - (Sound Branch) (July 1959 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  96. Carl Weathers - (Actors Branch) Rocky 1 to 4, Action Jackson, Predator, Force 10 From Navarone, Semi-Tough, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1982 p. 158) (Academy Press Releases 1983 p. 106) (Academy Press Releases 1984 p. 152) (AwardsCampaign.com 12/18/2015) (WaveNewspapers.com 1/21/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. Gordon Weaver - (Public Relations Branch) President of Young & Rubicam (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 124)
  97. Jacki Weaver - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom, Cosi (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Carpetbagger NYTimes 1/10/2013) (TheAustralian.com)
    1. Richard Weaver - (Sound Branch) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  98. Sigourney Weaver - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Aliens, Gorillas In The Mist, Working Girl (HollywoodReporter 1/26/04) (McCall.com 3/25/2001)
  99. Elliot D. Webb - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Talent Agent (TheEnvelope archived 12/28/2012)
  100. George C. Webb - (Designers Branch, Originally Art 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) (1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731) (Academy 2010-2011 Annual Report) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Jack Webb (born John Randolph Webb, aka John Randolph) - (Directors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  101. James E. Webb Jr. (aka Jim Webb) - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) All The President’s Men, The Rose, Flashdance, Nashville, Pretty Woman, The Outsiders, Dear God, Mulholland Falls, Boys On The Side, Krippendorf’s Tribe, Sister Act 2, Noises Off, Dick Tracy, Turner & Hooch, Beaches, Child’s Play, The Milagro Beanfield War, Down And Out In Beverly Hills, Buffalo Bill And The Indians, 3 Women, A Wedding (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. James Watson Webb Jr. (J. Watson Webb Jr.) - (Originally Film Editors Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
    2. Millard Webb - (Directors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    3. Robert D. Webb - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
    4. Roy Webb - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 4 April 1947 p. 4) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
    5. Ruth Webb - (Associate Member) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007)
  102. Andrew Lloyd Webber - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) Evita, The Phantom Of The Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats (Global Voters LA TImes 2/21/12) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Note that Timothy “Tim” Webber may be turning down his invitations to join.
  103. Billy Weber - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Top Gun, The Thin Red Line, Miss Congeniality, The Tree Of Life, Nacho Libre, Bulworth, Grumpier Old Men, Days Of Thunder, Beverly Hills Cop 1 & 2, The Warriors, Days Of Heaven (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12) (IMDB Resume) (Learn more here and here)
  104. Charles J. Weber - (Executives Branch) Former CEO of LucasFilms (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Report Vol 2 No 1, Feb 1990 p. 2) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (JasperJottings 3/15/02)
  105. F. Elmo Weber - (Sound Branch) Identity Thief, The Kids Are All Right (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter Retweet of Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  106. Michael H. Weber - (Writers Branch) The Spectacular Now, (500) Days of Summer, The Fault In Our Stars, The Pink Panther 2, Rosaline, Paper Towns (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter Response to Invite) (Twitter From New Members Reception 9/17/14) (Twitter 12/29/2014) (Demotix.com 10/6/2014) (Newzcard 10/2014) (NYC New Members Reception 10/5/2015) (Twitter 12/28/2015) (Twitter 12/17/2016) (Twitter 1/24/2017) (Facebook Live 2/26/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  107. April Webster - (Casting Directors Branch) Tomorrowland, Star Trek (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Ferris Webster - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (December 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  108. Paul Webster - (Producers Branch or Executives Branch?) (Oscar Nominee) Founder of FilmFour, Former Head of Production at Miramax, Atonement, Pride & Prejudice, Eastern Promises, Buffalo Soldiers, Sexy Beast, The Yards, Little Odessa, Romeo Is Bleeding, The English Patient (Learn more here, here and here)
  109. Bradley J. Wechsler - (Executives Branch?) former CEO Of IMAX (IMAX.com) (Reuters.com - dead link) (Reuters.com 1/23/2017)
    1. David Wechsler - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  110. Meredith Wechter - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Agent at International Creative Management (ICM), Agent for Susan Sarandon, Hailee Steinfeld, Quvenzhane Wallis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Abigail Spencer, Lucy Hale, Josh Gad (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
  111. John Christian “Chris” Wedge - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch - Animator) (Oscar Nominee) Ice Age, Robots, Bunny (Academy Report Vol 17 4thQ2005-1stQ2006 p. 26) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12)
    1. Don W. Weed - (At Large Member, Possibly moved to Visual Effects Branch?) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (48th Academy Award Program p. 1) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Learn more here)
  112. Harold Weed - (Visual Effects Branch) G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Star Trek, Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Pirates Of the Caribbean The Curse Of The Black Pearl, Dead Man’s Chest and At World’s End, Transformers, Pacific Rim, Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, War Of The Worlds, Terminator 3 Rise Of The Machines, Men In Black, Star Trek The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek Generations, Minority Report, Ghostbusters 2 (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. George W. Weeks - (Producers Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Howard Keith Weeks - (Producers Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13)
  113. Apichatpong Weerasethakul - (Directors Branch) Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Tropical Malady (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Khaosodenglish.com 6/30/2016) (Twitter 6/30/2016) (Bangkok.coconuts.co 8/26/16) (FilmJournal.com 10/11/2016) (Learn more here. Here and here)
    1. Ernest B. Wehmeyer - (At Large Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  114. Cynthia Weil - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) An American Tail, Cactus Flower, St. Elmo’s Fire, Troy, Artificial Intelligence: A. I., Goodfellas, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (LATimes.com 1/17/2014)
  115. David Weil - (Executives Branch) (June 2007 Academy Invitation List)
  116. Claudia Weill - (Directors Branch) Girlfriends (Oscar Fever p 24) (AwardsDaily Comment on 11/9/13 12:32pm)
    1. Kurt Weill - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
    2. James M. Weinberg - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012) (Learn more here)
    3. Julius Weinberger - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Technicians Branch in 1931) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    4. Jack Weiner - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    5. Lawrence Weingarten - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Irving G. Thalberg Award Winner) (1948 Membership List)
  117. Mark Weingarten - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Interstellar, The Social Network, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (IMDB Resume)
  118. Mark H. Weingartner - (Visual Effects Branch) Inception, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, The Matrix Sex and the City 2 (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Resume) (IMDB Resume) (RHWeingartner.blogspot.com 3/31/2012)
  119. Herschel Weingrod - (Writers Branch) Trading Places, Kindergarten Cop, Twins, Space Jam, Lifted (LinkedIn.com) (Possibly referred to in MovieCityNews 2/1/2016 as one of the writers of Space Jam and Trading Places) (Scriptmaven.com Resume) (Learn more here)
  120. Dani Weinstein - (Public Relations Branch) President of Publicity for The Weinstein Company, Formerly with ID and Miramax, The Artist, The King’s Speech, My Week With marilyn, Gangs Of New York, The Aviator, The Reader, Inglourious Basterds, Sicko (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (HollywoodReporter.com 3/10/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  121. Harvey Weinstein - (Executives Branch) (Oscar Winner) Co-Chairman,  of The Weinstein Company, Shakespeare In Love, Gangs Of New York, My Week With Marilyn, Malena, Silver Linings Playbook, The Lord Of The Rings The Fellowship Of The Ring, Pulp Fiction, The English Patient, Chicago (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Deadline.com 12/30/11) (Demotix.com 10/6/2014) (Newzcard 10/2014) (Time.com 3/26/2001) (Deadline 12/8/2015) (Deadline 1/8/2016) (USWeekly 2/11/2016) (IndiaToday 2/12/2016) (HollywoodReporter 1/8/2017) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017)
  122. Paula Weinstein - (Executives Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  123. Robert “Bob” Weinstein - Founder of Dimension Films, Former co-chairman of Miramax Films, The Weinstein Company (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (NewYorker.com 2/27/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  124. Steve Weinstein - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) President & CEO Of MovieLabs (MovieLabs.com) (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List)
  125. Marc Weinstock - (Public Relations Branch) (June 2008 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Jerry Weintraub - (Producers Branch) The Karate Kid, Ocean’s Eleven Twelve and Thirteen (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 8/18/2015) (Learn more here, here and here)
    2. Sy Weintraub - (Producers Branch) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  126. Fiona Weir - (Casting Directors Branch) J. Edgar, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, The Order Of The Phoenix, The Deathly Hallows Parts 1 & 2, Love Actually, Invictus, Hereafter, The Golden Compass, Elizabeth The Golden Age, Master And Commander The Far Side Of The World, Gosford Park, Pirate Radio, Frank, Carnage, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, Suffragette (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (London New Members Reception 10/10/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  127. Peter Weir - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Witness, Dead Poets Society, The Truman Show, Green Card, Master And Commander The Far Side Of The World (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
    1. Don Weis - (Directors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  128. Erica Weis - (Music Branch) Spy, The Heat (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. David Weisbart - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
  129. Roger Weisberg - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Sound And Fury, Why Can’t We Be A Family Again? (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) (Learn more here)
  130. Andrew Weisblum - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Black Swan, The Wrestler (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Sam Weisbord - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  131. Bernard Weiser - (Sound Branch) American Hustle, The Hurt Locker (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Martin B. “Marty” Weiser - (Public Relations Branch) Publicist at Warner Bros. (Member since 1947) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 2 no 1, March 2004 p. 6) (more info)
  132. Stanley Weiser - (Writers Branch) Wall Street, Wall Street Money Never Sleeps, W., Project X (MovieCityNews 2/1/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. Benjamin Weisman - (Music Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008)
  133. Allan Weiss - (Writers Branch) The Sons Of Katie Elder, Blue Hawaii, Fun In Acapulco, Girls! Girls! Girls!, Roustabout, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Easy Come Easy Go (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (MovieCityNews 2/1/2016 - referred to as the writer of The Sons Of Katie Elder) (Learn more here)
  134. Barry S. Weiss - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Science & Technology Council) (LinkedIn) (CreativePlanetNetwork) (LeadingAuthorities.com) (IMDB.com)
    1. George Weiss - (Public Relations Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  135. Julie Weiss - (Costume Designers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Twelve Monkeys, Frida, American Beauty, Blades Of Glory, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (TheHollywoodReporter 6/25/2015) (Learn more here)
    1. Nathan Weiss - (Public Relations Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009) (Learn more here)
    2. Robert B. Weiss - (At Large Member in 1948, Associate Member by circa 1980) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6 Fall 1948 p. 6) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  136. Robert K. Weiss - (Producers Branch) (June 2006 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Sam Weiss - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    2. William M. Weiss - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  137. Eric Weissmann - (Associate Member, Non-Voting) Attorney (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (SuperLawyers.com) (wrfilms.com)
    1. Robert M. Weitman - (Originally Administrators Branch, Transferred to Executives Branch in 1970, Listed in Producers Branch by circa 1980) (Academy Governor) (December 1961 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) (Academy Report Vol 12 No 2, Dec 1969, p. 4) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
  138. Christopher “Chris” Weitz - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) About A Boy, The Golden Compass, American Pie, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, A Better Life, Nick And Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Academy YouTube Page 10/8/08) (Deadline 6/30/2016)
  139. Bernard Weitzman - (Executives Branch) Worked at Desilu Productions, Universal Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Lorimar (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Prabook.com)
    1. Lew Weitzman - (Associate Member - Talent Agent) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (TheEnvelope archived 12/28/2012) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14)
  140. David A. Weitzner - (Public Relations Branch) E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Star Wars, Alien, Worked For Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Palomar Pictures, Embassy Pictures (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 124) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 1 no 2, August 2003 p. 2) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 2 no 1, March 2004 p. 2) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 2 no 1, March 2004 p. 5) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 3 no 1, Dec 2005 p. 2) (USC.edu)
  141. Bo Welch (aka Robert W. Welch III) - (Designers Branch - Production Design) (Oscar Nominee) The Color Purple, The Birdcage, Men in Black 1 2 & 3, A Little Princess, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands, Thor, Primary Colors, Beetlejuice, Dr. Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat, The Accidental Tourist, Wild Wild West (Foreign Language Executive Committee, per Awards Programs: 72nd p. 22, 73rd p. 22, 74th p. 36) (AwardsDaily 1/24/2013) (Learn more here and here)
  142. Christopher T. Welch - (Sound Branch) Silver Linings Playbook, (500) Days of Summer, The Fighter, Independence Day (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Lester Welch - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  143. Raquel Welch - (Actors Branch) The Three Musketeers, Fantastic Voyage, One Million Years B.C., Legally Blonde, Bedazzled (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (AlbanyTimesUnion 3/20/1998 p. D1)
    1. Warren E. Welch - (Art Directors Branch - Set Decorator) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Variety 10/22/2008) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009) (Variety 10/22/2008) (Learn more here)
  144. Tuesday Weld - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Looking For Mr. Goodbar, Once Upon A Time In America
  145. John Weldon - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch?) (Oscar Winner) Special Delivery (Academy Press Releases 1999 p. 233) (Learn more here)
    1. Marvin W. Weldon - (At Large Member) (Winter 1975 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  146. Juliette Welfling - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, A Prophet, The Hunger Games, Rust And Bone (June 2008 Academy Invitation List) (Fest.pt)
    1. Colin Welland - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Chariots Of Fire (Telegraph 12/3/06) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 1/6/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  147. Michael Weller - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Ragtime
  148. Peter Weller - (Actors Branch or Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Partners, RoboCop, Naked Lunch (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Harold E. Wellman - (Cinematographers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Learn more here)
    2. William A. Wellman (Sr.) - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
    1. Franklin G. “Frank” Wells - (Executives Branch) (Academy Governor) President of the Walt Disney Company (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (46th Oscars Screening Schedule on Ebay) (46th Oscar Schedule Image) (Learn more here and here)
    2. George Wells - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 6) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    3. Paul Wells - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    4. Ralph R. Wells - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  149. Simon Wells - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Mars Needs Moms, The Prince of Egypt (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Howard Welsch - (Administrators Branch, Resigned from the Academy in 1970 over attempts to make him an Associate Member) (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) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and 1970 resignation letter in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (1970 resignation letter in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Learn more here)
    2. Philip Weltman - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    3. George Weltner - (Administrators Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) President of Paramount Pictures Corporation (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) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in his life) (Learn more here and here)
  150. Wim Wenders - (Documentary Branch, Likely Directors Branch in earlier eras?) (Oscar Nominee) Buena Vista Social Club, Pina, The Salt Of The Earth, Wings Of Desire, Paris Texas (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) (Global Voters LA TImes 2/21/12) (Reuters 3/5/10) (TheHollywoodReporter 8/31/2014)
  151. Mike Werb - (Writers Branch) The Mask, Face/Off, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Tarzan, Curious George, Firehouse Dog (ThePowerObject) (DocStoc) (IMDB.com)
  152. Michael J. Werner - (Executives Branch) Chairman of Fortissimo Films (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (ScreenSingapore) (TokyoSonataMovie) (Fortissimo Films on Wikipedia)
  153. Peter Werner - (Documentary Branch, Originally Short Films Branch and then Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) In The Region Of Ice (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (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) (Learn more here)
  154. Ryan Werner - (Public Relations Branch) Senior Executive at Cinetic Media, Formerly with IFC, Magnolia Pictures, Wellspring, Palm Pictures, Shooting Gallery and Sundance Channel (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Facebook comment 6/29/2016) (Facebook “Liked” a post he was tagged in 6/29/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Bill Werneth - (Public Relations Branch) Director of Publicity for United Artists (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  155. Thomas “Tom” Wertheimer - (Executives Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  156. Lina Wertmuller - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Seven Beauties (AwardsDaily Comment on 11/9/13 12:32pm)
  157. Andreas Wessel-Therhorn - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch - Animation) Curious George, The Emperor's New Groove, Tarzan, Hercules, Space Jam (Oscars.org 6/22/10)
    1. Charles F. West - (Film Editors Branch) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  158. Jacqueline West - (Costume Designers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Revenant, Quills, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Argo, The Social Network, Water For Elephants, The Tree Of Life (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Kit West - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Young Sherlock Holmes, Dragonheart, Return Of The Jedi, Empire Of The Sun, Dune, The Bourne Supremacy, Universal Soldier, Kull The Conqueror, The Pink Panther Strikes Again (Academy Memorial Page 4/26/2016) (Learn more here, here and here)
  159. Mark J. West - (Scientific and Technical Award Winner) (Sources: Scientific And Technical Awards Committee, per Awards Program: 72nd p. 21, 73rd p. 21, 74th p. 36, 75th p. 35) (Learn more here)
  160. Marlon West - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Frozen, The Princess and the Frog (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Tumblr 9/29/2015 picture 5) (Learn more here and here)
  161. Martin West - (Actors Branch) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Ray West (born George Raymond West) - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek 3 The Search For Spock, Caddyshack, Flowers In The Attic, Mask, Cujo, Where The Boys Are, The Beastmaster, Urban Cowboy (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 4/26/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  162. Lisa Westcott - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) (Oscar Winner) Les Misérables, Shakespeare in Love, Mrs. Brown, The Madness Of King George, Captain America The First Avenger (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
  163. Bill Westenhofer - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Life Of Pi, The Golden Compass, The Chronicles Of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe, Babe Pig In The City, Men In Black 2, Spawn, Elf, Waterworld (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (LinkedIn)
    1. Keith A. Wester - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Armageddon, The Perfect Storm, Air Force One, The Rock, Waterworld, Black Rain, The Princess Diaries, Thelma & Louise, Indecent Proposal, Runaway Bride, Wayne’s World 2 (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Cinematography.com forums 3/4/2004) (Learn more here and here)
    2. James Westerfield - (Actors Branch) (Handwritten in 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, suggesting that he joined later that year) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Learn more here and here)
  164. Fred Westheimer - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Talent Agent (TheEnvelope archived 12/28/2012)
    1. Joseph Westheimer - (Listed in Producers Branch in 1948, and Cinematographers Branch from circa 1980 to 1990) (Academy Governor) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (Academy Reporter Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 1) (Academy Report Vol 2 No 1, Feb 1990 p. 2)
  165. Blair Westlake - (Executives Branch) Microsoft Media And Entertainment Group, Universal Studios (PaleyCenter) (LinkedIn.com)
    1. Donald E. Westlake - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009)
    2. Ernest “Ern” Westmore - (Makeup Artist - Listed as Technicians Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    3. Montague G. Westmore - (Makeup Artists Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008)
    4. Percy H. Westmore - (Listed as Technicians Branch in 1931) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    5. Walter J. Westmore Jr. - (Actors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  166. Celia Weston - (Actors Branch) Alice, Dead Man Walking, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Village (Academy Report Vol 14, Third Quarter 2002 p. 12) (Academy Report Vol 17 4thQ2005-1stQ2006 p. 27) (LatinTrends 2/25/2011)
    1. Jack Weston - (Actors Branch) (Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 259-f.2727 includes his membership application from 1964, but it looks like it was a few more years before he was accepted) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  167. Jay Weston - (Producers Branch) Lady Sings The Blues, Buddy Buddy, For Love Of Ivy, Side Out (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (HuffingtonPost) (HuffingtonPost 2)
    1. Robert R. Weston - (Originally Public Relations Branch, Transferred to Executives Branch in 1970) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (5/11/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2737) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    2. Haskell Wexler - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Bound For Glory, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Matewan, Blaze, In The Heat Of The Night, The Thomas Crowne Affair (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Academy Report Vol 2 No 2, May 1990 p. 4) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1998) (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) (TheHollywoodReporter) (Academy Report Vol 12 No 1 Winter 2000 p. 3) (Academy 2010-2011 Annual Report) (Academy Report, Volume 9 Issue 3, Summer 1987 p. 3) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 6/26/2016)
  168. Jeffrey S. Wexler - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Independence Day, The Last Samurai, Almost Famous, Fight Club, As Good As It Gets, Jerry Maguire, Ghost, Throw Momma From The Train, Staying Alive, Nine To Five, We Bought A Zoo, 42, Mission Impossible 3 (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (JWSound.net) (Resume) (Learn more here)
    1. Norman Wexler - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  169. Diane Weyermann - (Documentary Branch) Waiting for 'Superman', Food, Inc. (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Carl Jules Weyl - (Designers Branch - Art Director, Originally Technicians Branch) (Oscar Winner) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 2) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Edward Weyl - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to At Large Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)


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8 comments:

  1. John Woo (director, Face/Off, Mission Impossible: II)
    Vivian Wu (actor, The Last Emperor, The Pillow Book)

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    1. Excellent. I found a source for Vivian Wu, but I'm still looking for John Woo. It makes a lot of sense that he'd be a member, but just haven't found anything definitive yet.

      Thanks again my friend!

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    2. My pleasure. This is like a treasure-hunting game for us movie fans. :)

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    3. I love that image! Part Treasure Hunt. Part Jigsaw Puzzle. Part Awards Chasing. All Fun!

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  2. Andrew Lloyd Webber actually won an Oscar for Best Original Song for "You Must Love Me" from Evita.

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    1. Excellent! Thanks Alex! I'll make sure to fix it in this weekend's updates.

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  3. Yet another legend has passed way this year. RIP Andrzej Wajda. http://deadline.com/2016/10/legendary-polish-director-andrzej-wajda-dies-at-90-1201833782/#comment-list-wrapper

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    1. Thank you Alex! I'll make sure to update him in my next round of changes!

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