Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Academy Members Project Wa to Wd

Pictured: If you feel like the films you love the most never seem to get nominated for the Oscars, then imagine what it must be like for Oscar voter John Waters. Best known to mainstream audiences for Hairspray, the eccentric director has tastes well beyond what normally passes as “Oscar bait”.

Academy Members Wa-Wd
Updated 8/31/2017

  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, Originally Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Ran, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, 8 ½ Women, Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (Annual Report 1992-1993 p. 5) (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?) (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) (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) (Actors Branch Invitees 7/1968 to 12/1968 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (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) (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) (Learn more here)
    2. George Waggner (born George Waggoner) - (Producers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  8. Christian Wagner - (Film Editors Branch) The Fate of the Furious, Furious Seven (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
    1. Dr. R. W. Wagner - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (July 1959 Academy Report p. 4)
    2. Raymond James Wagner - (Producers Branch) (Producers 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) (Variety 4/16/2014) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
  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) (HollywoodReporter.com 5/12/2017)
    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) - (Art Directors Branch - Costume Designer, Left the Academy decades prior to her death) (Oscar Winner) Samson And Delilah, The Grapes Of Wrath (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in her life) (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 (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) (SixtiesCinema.com 12/18/2005)
    1. Jerry Wald - (Producers Branch, Listed as Production Branch in some eras) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (more info)
    2. Malvin Wald - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6 Fall 1948 p. 6) (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 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) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 18) (Academy Press Releases 1983 p. 118) (Annual Report 1983-1984 p. 4) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1985) (1987-1988 Documentary Awards Committee in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1990) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1998) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009)
  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)
    2. Otto Waldis - (Actors Branch) (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (Learn more here)
  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. Tom Waldman - (Writers Branch) (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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Janet Waldo - (Actors Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 8/19/2016) (Learn more here, here, here, here and here)
    3. Clarke H. Wales - (Originally Public Relations Branch, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970) (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) (Box Office 2/8/1966 p. NE-4) (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) (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 - (Originally Public Relations Branch, Transferred to Executives Branch by 1969) (Academy Governor) (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) (48th Academy Award Program p. 1) (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) (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)
  29. Kenneth “Ken” Walker - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) Loving, For Colored Girls (Academy Youtube 11/1/2016) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
  30. 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) (HollywoodReporter.com 5/12/2017) (Wikipedia)
    1. Nancy Walker - (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) (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) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14)
    5. Toni-Ann Walker - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylist Branch, Originally At Large Member, May have left the Academy prior to her death) (Local706.org 5/16/2017) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
    6. 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)
    7. Vivienne Walker (aka Vivienne Walker Zavitz) - (Makeup Artist And Hairstylists Branch, Originally At Large Member) (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) (April 1970 Members At Large Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (1987-1988 Makeup Award Rules Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Academy Memorial Page 4/8/2010) (Learn more here)
  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. Dee Wallace - (Actors Branch) Grand Piano, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/29/2017) (Facebook 6/29/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
  33. Earl W. Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Witness
    1. Irving Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Writers 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) (csul.iii.com)
    2. Oliver G. Wallace - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (8/4/1945 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (8/17/1946 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  34. Pamela Wallace (a.k.a. Pamela Simpson & Dianne King) - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Witness (Lewaroroad.com)
  35. Randall Wallace - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Braveheart
  36. Deborah Wallach - (Sound Branch) Frost/Nixon, The Da Vinci Code (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Oscars.org 5/20/2017 to 6/15/2017)
    1. Note that Eli Wallach may have turned down his invitations to join.
    2. Ira Wallach - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Writers 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 and here)
  37. 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)
  38. 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) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249 - Note that his name has been crossed out, but no explanation is given why)
  39. Benjamin Wallfisch - (Music Branch) Hidden Figures, Lights Out, Bhopal A Prayer For Rain, Summer In February, Hammer Of The Gods, Atonement, V For Vendetta, Pride & Prejudice, 12 Years A Slave (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Twitter 6/29/2017) (Instagram 6/28/2017) (Facebook 6/28/2017) (Instagram 8/16/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
  40. 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 (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) (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) (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) (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) (Annual Report 1992-1993 p. 12)
    3. Bill Walsh (Born William Crozier Walsh) - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (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)
  41. 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 (Cinematographers 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) (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)
  42. Fran Walsh - (Writers Branch OR Producers Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Heavenly Creatures, King Kong (NewZealandHerald 2/26/2005)
  43. 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)
  44. 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 Titans, Cinderella, Inkheart, Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit (Sources: Avidblogs.com 3/20/2015) (Learn more here)
    1. Raoul Walsh - (Directors Branch) (Academy Founder) (Wikipedia) (1927 Membership List p. 10) (1928 Membership List p. 79) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (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  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 7) (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)
    2. Stanley L. “Stan” Walsh - (Short Subjects Branch, then Short Films 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 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)
  45. Thomas A. Walsh - (Designers Branch - Production Designer, Art Director) (ThomasAWalsh.net) (HollywoodReporter.com 5/12/2017)
    1. William R. Walsh - (Executives Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  46. 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) (Film Editors Branch Invitees 7/1968 to 12/1968 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (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)
  47. Jessica Walter - (Actors Branch) (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)
  48. Julie Walters - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Educating Rita, Billy Elliot
  49. Brian Walton - (Resume)
  50. 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) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1)
  51. 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)
  52. 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)
  53. 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)
  54. Hui-Lang Wang - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Lust Caution, Eat Drink Man Woman
  55. Norman Wang - (Public Relations Branch) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
  56. 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) (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) (Academy Bulletin No 15 Spring 1977 p 2)
    2. Robert Walter Wanless - (Public Relations Branch) (Genealogy.com)
    3. Kenneth Wannberg - (Originally Sound Branch, Transferred to Music Branch by circa 1980) (Sound Branch Invitees 7/1968 to 12/1968 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  57. 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, Left the Academy for several years, Rejoined the Film Editors Branch by 1972) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (Does not appear on membership lists from intervening years) (Film Editors 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)
  58. Bumble Ward - (Public Relations Branch) Founding Partner at Hive Communication Collection, Former Executive Vice President of Publicity at 20th Century Fox (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Twitter 6/28/2017 B) (Twitter 6/28/2017 C) (Facebook “likes” and comments 6/28/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Instagram 7/17/2017) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
  59. 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)
  60. 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) (1987-1988 Writers Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (Encyclopedia.com)
  61. 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) (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) (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 - (Listed as At Large Member from 1968-1970, Listed as Associate Member by circa 1980) Worked in the Costume Department at Columbia (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) (April 1970 Members At Large Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    6. R. E. Warn - (At Large Member) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  62. Kerry Warn - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) The Great Gatsby, Australia (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  63. Aron Warner - (Producers Branch or Short Films And Feature Animation Branch?) (Oscar Winner) Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek Forever After, Ghost In The Machine, Antz
  64. 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) (Sound 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) (1987-1988 Sound Effects Editing Award Rules Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (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) worked as an attorney (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)
    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 1956, 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) (1/1/1956 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 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) (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) (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) (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)
  65. 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)
  66. Steven Warner - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Martian, The Brothers Grimsby (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  67. Gina Warr (aka Gina Warr Lawes) - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Zootopia, Kung Fu Panda 2 (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
  68. 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)
  69. 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)
  70. Garrett Warren - (At Large Member - Stunt Coordinator) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
    1. Gene Frances Warren Sr. - (Originally At Large Member, Likely Transferred to Visual Effects Branch when it was created) (Oscar Winner) President of Excelsior Animated Moving Pictures (February 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) (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) (April 1970 Members At Large Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (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) (11/9/1994 From Miniatures To Morphing: The Magic Of Visual Effects in Academy’s Cinefantastique Magazine Records File 127.f-2476) (Wikipedia) (Learn more here and here)
  71. 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) (11/9/1994 From Miniatures To Morphing: The Magic Of Visual Effects in Academy’s Cinefantastique Magazine Records File 127.f-2476) (Learn more here)
    1. George A. Warren - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) worked at 20th Century Fox (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)
    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 (8/4/1945 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (8/17/1946 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (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) (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) (Twenty-Five Years Of Celebrity Interviewers p. 301) (Learn more here)
  72. 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) (HollywoodReporter.com 5/12/2017) (Learn more here)
  73. Lesley Ann Warren - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Victor Victoria (VanityFair.com 8/7/2016)
  74. 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) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249 - Handwritten in margin, showing that he joined later that year) (Box Office 5/12/1956 p. 45) (Public Relations Branch) (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) (Learn more here)
  75. David Wasco - (Designers Branch) (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 (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Facebook 6/29/2017 - Note: This post makes it sound like Wasco was sponsoring Carl Sprague for membership, but that is contradicted by the fact that Wasco appeared on the same invite list, so we aren’t sure what that means) (Learn more here and here)
  76. 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) (Facebook 6/29/2017) (Learn more here)
  77. Deric Washburn - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Deer Hunter (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  78. 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)
  79. J. Dennis Washington - (Designers Branch) (HKFilms.com)
  80. 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)
    1. Ned Washington - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (8/4/1945 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 4) (8/17/1946 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 4 April 1947 p. 4) (1948 Membership List) (Billboard 7/16/1955 p. 20) (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) (NYTimes 12/22/1976)
  81. 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)
  82. Michael J. Wassel - (Visual Effects Branch) Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Bourne Identity (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. 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)
    2. Louis Robert Wasserman (sometimes goes by Lew R. Wasserman or Lou R. Wasserman) - (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) (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) (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) (7/29/1993 Appeal Letter and Members’ Legacy Gallery Brochure in UCLA’s Nancy Malone Papers, PASC 254, Box 51, Folder 8) (5/21/1999 Academy Governors in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (70th Academy Awards Program image 13)
  83. 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 in 1948, Transferred to Executives Branch by 1956, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) Worked as an attorney (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  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)
    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)
  84. Daniel Waters - (Writers Branch) Batman Returns, Heathers (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
  85. 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 and 1956, Listed as an Associate Member of the Assistant Directors Section of the Directors Branch in 1931) (Oscar Winner) Viva Villa! (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (more info)
  86. Mark Waters - (Directors Branch) (June 2006 Academy Invitation List)
  87. 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)
  88. 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)
  89. 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 (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Box Office 5/12/1956 p. 45) (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) (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)
  90. Emily Watson - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Breaking The Waves, Hilary And Jackie
  91. 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)
  92. Mills Watson - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    1. 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)
    2. Bill Watters - (Originally Associate Member in 1952, Transferred to Public Relations Branch in 1956, Transferred back to Associate Member in 1970) (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 - Note that his name appears twice: Under Associate Members it is printed and then crossed out with “To Pub Rel” handwritten next to it, and under the Public Relations Branch it has been handwritten in the margin, showing that he transferred later that year) (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) (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)
  93. 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)
  94. Jim Watters - President And General Manager Of Universal Operation Group (NBCUMV.com)
  95. Charlotte Watts - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Nominee) Mr. Turner, Mr. Holmes(June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  96. Emma Watts - (Executives Branch) (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (WikiLeaks)
  97. Naomi Watts - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Impossible, 21 Grams
    1. Robert H. Watts - (Originally Film Editors Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (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)
  98. 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) (8/4/1945 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1) (8/17/1946 Music Branch Roster from “AMPAS Motion Picture Academy Night with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony” Program in Academy’s Clifford McCarty Collection File 4.f-[1]) (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)
    2. Philip A. Waxman - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Producers Branch in 1970) (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 -- Note: someone has handwritten “Exec” next to his name in one 1969 version) (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) (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) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
  99. 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)
  100. 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)
  101. Joel Wayne - (Public Relations Branch) Works At Warner Bros. (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 2 no 2, July 2004 p. 2)
  102. 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)


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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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