Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Academy Members Project Wh to Wim

Pictured: Russell Williams II was the first African American to win two Oscars, as a sound mixer for his work on Glory and Dances With Wolves. He has also won two Emmy’s and been a professor of film and media arts at Howard University, UCLA, USC, Cal State Northridge and American University.

Academy Members Wh-Wim
Updated 8/13/2017

  1. Daniel Wheatcroft - (Public Relations Branch) (70th Academy Awards Program image 20) (LinkedIn.com) (Shoottothrillproductions.com)
    1. John Whedon - (Writers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  2. Joss Whedon - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Toy Story, The Avengers, Avengers Age Of Ultron, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Titan A.E., Much Ado About Nothing, The Cabin In The Woods (Twitter 12/26/2014 Archived from prior to his 2017 invite) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Charles F. Wheeler - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (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) (1987-1988 Cinematographers Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (1987-1988 Scientific Or Technical Awards Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (3/7/1992 Scientific & Technical Awards Cmte in Academy’s Saul Bass Papers File 44.f-895) (Annual Report 1992-1993 p. 6) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (46th Oscars Screening Schedule on Ebay) (46th Oscar Schedule Image) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Academy Memorial Page 3/5/2005)
    2. John W. Wheeler - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 6/26/2016) (Learn more here)
    3. Lyle R. Wheeler - (Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) (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) (1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1) (Learn more here and here)
  3. William “Bill” Wheeler - (Writers Branch) Queen of Katwe, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, The Hoax (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Facebook 6/28/2017) (Learn more here)
    1. Timothy Francis Whelan - (Writers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Learn more here)
  4. Forest Whitaker - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Last King Of Scotland (Oscars.org)
    1. John C. Whitaker - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Technicians Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Allen White - (Public Relations Branch?) (44th Oscar Screening Schedule on Ebay) (44th Oscar Schedule Image)
  5. Betty White - (Actors Branch) You Again, The Proposal, The Lorax, Bringing Down The House, The Story Of Us, Advise & Consent, TV’s The Golden Girls, TV’s The Mary Tyler Moore Show, TV’s Hot In Cleveland (TheWrap 5/13/2010 from prior to her invite) (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/30/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  6. Brent White - (Film Editors Branch) Step Brothers, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List)
  7. Carla White - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) Hands of Stone, August: Osage County (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
    1. Clarence D. White - (Producers Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
  8. David White - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Guardians of the Galaxy, La Vie en Rose (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  9. David White - (Sound Branch)  (Oscar Winner) Mad Max: Fury Road, The Railway Man, Inside Out, TV’s Farscape (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (HollywoodReporter.com 5/12/2017) (Learn more here)
  10. David P. White - (At Large Member) Executive Director of SAG-AFTRA (Broadwayworld.com 10/17/2016) (NBCNews.om 2/26/2017) (Learn more here)
  11. Ed White - (Sound Branch) Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Cloverfield, Legally Blonde, Mr. And Mrs. Smith, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Mission Impossible III, The Expendables (IMDB Resume) (OZ Publishing) (Learn more here)
    1. Frank R. White - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  12. Jacqueline White (aka Jacqueline White-Anderson) - (Actors Branch) Crossfire, The Narrow Margin, Mystery In Mexico, Air Raid Wardens (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) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  13. Jeff White - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Marvel's The Avengers, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014)
    1. Jesse White - (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) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Jules White  (born Jules Weiss) - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Originally Short Subjects Branch and then Short Films Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1 & 4) (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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 2001 p. 114) (Learn more at Academy Press Releases 1981 p. 278) (Learn more here and here)
  14. Kim White - (Cinematographers Branch) Inside Out, Toy Story 3 (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Leonard White III - (Executives Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 12/29/2014) (DesertSun.com) (Legacy.com)
    2. Lester White - (Listed in the Photographic Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3)
    3. Mary Ellen White - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007) (WestPortNow)
    4. Merrill G. White - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
    5. Michael White - (Producers Branch) The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Monty Python And The Holy Grail, Oh Calcutta (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)! (Academy Memorial Page 4/26/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  15. Mike White - (Writers Branch) School Of Rock, Nacho Libre, The Good Girl, Chuck & Buck, Dead Man On Campus (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (Oscars.org 5/19/2014) (HollywoodNews 5/19/2014) (EW.com 5/19/2014) (Buzzfeed 5/19/14) (Learn more here)
    1. Miles White - (Art Directors Branch - Costume Designer) (Oscar Nominee) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731) (Learn more here and here)
  16. Noni White - (Writers Branch) The Lion King, Tarzan, Anastasia, Newsies, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, 102 Dalmations (MovieCityNews 2/1/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. Onna White - (At Large Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (IMDB.com) (Academy Memorial Page 6/21/2006)
  17. R. Christopher White (aka Chris White) - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Desolation Of Smaug, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, The Lovely Bones, Jurassic Park III, The Day The Earth Stood Still, King Kong, District 9, Avatar (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (Wetafx.co.nz Bio 2017) (Learn more here)
  18. Susanna White - (Directors Branch) Our Kind of Traitor, Nanny McPhee Returns (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/29/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. William B. White - (Associate Member) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  19. William A. Whiteford - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Winner) King Gimp (Name mentioned circa 1999, but doesn’t say if they’re a member in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (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)
  20. Dave Whitehead - (Sound Branch) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, District 9 (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (ScreenComposersGuild.co.nz) (Learn more here)
  21. Andrew Whitehurst - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Ex Machina, Paddington, Skyfall, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, The Wolman, Harry Potter And the Goblet Of Fire, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, Hellboy II The Golden Army, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Troy (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Alexander “Sandy” Whitelaw - (Executives 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) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial Page) (Learn more here, here, here and here)
  22. Patrick Whitesell - (Associate Member - NON-Voting) Co-Ceo of William Morris Endeavor, Creative Artists Agency, United Talent Agency, Talent agent for Jude Law and Matt Damon (Wikipedia) (TheEnvelope archived 12/28/2012)
  23. Anne Whitfield (one source has Anna) - (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) (Learn more here)
  24. Charles Malik Whitfield - (Actors Branch) Behind Enemy Lines, The Temptations, Notorious, TV’s The Guardian (Source: LosAngeles.eventful.com 9/15/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Edward M. Whiting Jr. - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. William P. Whitley (aka William F. Whitley) - (Cinematographers 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) (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)
    3. Albert J. Whitlock - (Visual Effects Branch, Originally Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) (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) (4/25/1979 Art Directors Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (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) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 2 and p. 19) (Academy Press Releases 1984 p. 137) (Academy Press Releases 1984 p. 151) (1987-1988 Art Directors Branch Executive Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (1987-1988 Visual Effects Awards Rules Cmte in Academy’s Gene Allen Papers File 13.f-267) (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) (Variety.com 11/8/1999) (Learn more here, here and at Academy Press Releases 1981 p. 269)
  25. Thomas Ross “Tom” Whitlock - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
    1. James Whitmore - (Actors Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (Oscar Nominee) (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in his life) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here and here)
  26. Joe Whitmore - (Public Relations Branch) Executive Vice President of Marketing and Creative Content at Paramount Pictures, Formerly with New Line Cinema and MGM (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Ken Whitmore - (Public Relations Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Ralph D. Whitmore Jr. - (Originally Cinematographers Branch, Transferred to At Large Member in 1970) Post Production Chief at MGM Labs (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (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)
    3. Stanford Whitmore - (Writers Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (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) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
    4. Douglas A. Whitney - (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 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)
    5. Jack R. Whitney - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
    6. John H. Whitney Sr. - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Originally Short Films Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1981 p. 226) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 113) (Learn more here and here)
    7. Christian “Chris” Whittaker - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Several people have this name on IMDB, but it’s most likely this one)
  27. David A. Whittaker - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Daylight, Speed Racer, Flushed Away, Shrek The Third, Over The Hedge, Madagascar, Planet Of The Apes, The Fifth Element, The Cabin In The Woods, Die Hard With A Vengeance (LinkedIn.com) (Learn more here and here)
  28. Gwendolyn Yates Whittle - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Avatar, Tron: Legacy, The Simpsons Movie (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Richard B. Whorf - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List) (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)
  29. James A. Wiatt - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Talent Agent (TheEnvelope archived 12/28/2012) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014)
    1. Charles Z. Wick - (Originally Producers Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (December 1961 Academy Report, p. 2) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (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) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  30. Douglas Wick - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Gladiator, Working Girl, The Great Gatsby, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Jarhead, Girl Interrupted, Stuart Little 1 2 & 3, Divergent, Hollow Man 1 & 2, Spy Game (AssociatedPress 2001)
  31. Aaron Wickenden - (Documentary Branch) Best of Enemies, Finding Vivian Maier (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Facebook 6/29/2017) (Facebook comment 6/28/2017) (Facebook “Liked” a post about invite 6/28/2017) (Twitter “Like” 6/28/2017 - click circles to see) (Twitter “Like” 6/28/2017 B - click circles to see) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Richard A. Widmark - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Box Office 8/21/1954 p. 74) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1998 p. 196) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009)
    2. William L. Widmayer (one source spells it Wiliam) - (Originally Cinematographers Branch, Transferred to At Large Member in 1970) Camera Dept. at Columbia (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Members At Large Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 7)
  32. John Wieley - (Helio.com Archived)
    1. Sam Wiesenthal - (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)
  33. Dianne Wiest - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Hannah And Her Sisters, Bullets Over Broadway, Parenthood (Academy Press Releases 1996 p. 63) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  34. Kristen Wiig - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Bridesmaids, How To Train Your Dragon, Despicable Me, Imogene, Ghostbusters, The Skeleton Twins, The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, TV’s Saturday Night Live (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List)
  35. George Wiktor - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (LinkedIn)
  36. Charles M. “Chuck” Wilborn - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Days Of Thunder, The Godfather Part II, Casino, Dead Poets Society, Beverly Hills Cop, The Horse Whisperer, Tango & Cash, The Legend Of Billie Jean, Rocky 2 3 & 4, Ordinary People (Learn more here and here)
  37. Elizabeth Wilcox - (Designers Branch) The BFG, Rise of the Planet of the Apes (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
    1. Fred M. Wilcox - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  38. Shannon Wilcox - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Learn more here)
    1. Henry Wilcoxon - (Actors Branch) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (NYTimes 4/23/1972) (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)
    2. Harry J. Wild - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Arthur L. Wilde - (Public Relations Branch, Left the Academy at some point, Reinstated to the Public Relations branch in 1955) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6 Fall 1948 p. 6) (Box Office 11/19/1955 p. 37) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Report Vol 22 2ndQ 2009 p. 23) (Academy Memorial Page 4/8/2010)
    4. Cornel Wilde - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (5/20/1975 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 254.f-2664) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    5. Dorothy Wilde (One source lists her as “Mrs. Arthur Wilde”) - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) Story Editor at 20th Century Fox (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) (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)
    6. Meta Wilde - (LATimes 12/31/1990)
    7. Billy Wilder - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Thalberg Award Winner) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 6) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (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) (Visiting Artists listed in 12/1975 AMPAS Building Dedication Program in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 262.f-2746) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1983 p. 155) (NYTimes 3/25/1986) (Academy Press Releases 1988 p. 37-39)
  39. Brad Wilder - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) (Resume) (Learn more here)
    1. Gene Wilder - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (Actors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (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 Press Releases 1982 p. 166) (TheJewishVoice 11/21/2012) (NewCanaanDarienMag June 2007) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 1/6/2017)
    2. Leo Wilder - (Public Relations Branch) Worked at Warner Bros. (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  40. Joanne Roberts Wiles - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) Talent Agent at ICM (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (LATimes.com 6/29/2016) (Twitter Retweet showing she’s aware of the invite list 6/30/2016) (Learn more here, here and here)
  41. Thomas L. “Tom” Wilhite - (Public Relations Branch circa 1980, Possibly Executives Branch at other points?) President Of Hyperion Pictures, Former Executive Director At Sundance Institute & Sundance Film Festival, Former Vice President for Production Motion Pictures & Television At The Walt Disney Company (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (LinkedIn) (Monopolfilms.com)
  42. Michael Wilhoit - (Sound Branch) (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. H. G. Wilkes - (Sound Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  43. Ben Wilkins - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Whiplash, Star Trek (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Technicolor.com Bio) (WBSound.com) (Learn more here, here and here)
  44. Thomas P. “Tom” Wilkins - (Designers - Production Designer) Fargo, Spider-Man 2, Men In Black 2, The Abyss, Go (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  45. Christopher Wilkinson - (Writers Branch, Oscar Nominee) Nixon
    1. I. James Wilkinson - (Film Editors Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Founding member of the Society Of Motion Picture Film Editors (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 2) (August 1945 Academy For Your Information p. 3) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
    2. John K. Wilkinson - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Maxwell P. Wilkinson - (Executives Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  46. Michael Wilkinson - (Costume Designers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) American Hustle, Watchmen, Babel, 300, TRON Legacy, Terminator Salvation, Man Of Steel, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2, Sucker Punch, American Splendor, Jonah Hex, Moulin Rouge!, Romeo + Juliet, The Matrix Reloaded, Noah (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (MichaelWilkinsonDesign.com) (TyrannyOfStyle.com) (YouTube 4/25/2016)
    1. Paul Wilkins - (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)
    2. Ray Wilkinson - (Originally Technicians/Sciences Branch, Transferred to Photographic Branch and Cinematographers Branch, Left the Academy prior to his death) (Academy Governor) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 2) (1948 Membership List) (Died 11/16/1984) (Does not appear on Membership Lists from later in his life)
    3. Robert N. Wilkinson - (Executives Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  47. Tom Wilkinson - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) In The Bedroom, Michael Clayton (HollywoodReporter 1/4/2008)
  48. Fred Willard - (Actors Branch) (NYTimes Carpetbagger 1/20/2010)
    1. Mabel Walker Willebrandt - (Associate Member) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Learn more here and here)
  49. Jo Willems - (Cinematographers Branch) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Parts 1 and 2), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, 30 Days Of Night, Limitless (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  50. Nancy Willen - (Public Relations Branch) Founder of Acme PR, Exit Through The Gift Shop, Bowling For Columbine, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, The Invisible War, Paradise Lost 3, Taxi To The Dark Side, Call Me Kuchu (Sponsored Eizabeth Garbus for Membership in 2000, per Member At Large/Documentary Proposals 5/26/2000 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045) (DocU: Working With Publicists) (DocU 2)
  51. Monika Willi - (Film Editors Branch) Amour, The Piano Teacher (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
  52. Will.i.am (born William James Adams Jr.) - (Music Branch) The Great Gatsby, Rio (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Allan L. Williams - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (Winter 1975 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19)
  53. Andy Williams - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Mad Max: Fury Road, Fury (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Bernard Telvin Williams (aka Bernie Williams) - (Producers Branch) (Twitter 5/9/2015) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 3/7/2015) (Learn more here, here and here)
    2. Bert Williams - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here)
  54. Billy Williams - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Gandhi, On Golden Pond, Women In Love, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Manhattan Project, Eagle’s Wing, Voyage Of The Damned, The Wind And The Lion (Learn more here and here)
  55. Billy Dee Williams - (Actors Branch) Mahogany, Lady SIngs The Blues, Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back & Return Of The Jedi, Batman (Fall 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 6) (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)
  56. Bryon E. Williams - (Sound Branch) Kubo and the Two Strings, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2 (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Facebook 6/29/2017) (Facebook 7/6/2017) (Facebook comment 6/30/2017) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Carl W. Williams (one source says Carl H. Williams) - (Originally Cinematographers Branch, Transferred to At Large Member in 1970) Vice President at D-150 (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (April 1970 Members At Large Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2733) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1971) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1985) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1990) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1998) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 12/29/2014) (Cineama-Equip) (in70mm.com)
  57. Chris Williams - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch - Animator) (Oscar Winner) Big Hero 6, Bolt, Chicken Little (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Student Awards Presenter Oscars.org 9/14/2015) (OakvilleNews.org 7/11/2016)
  58. Cindy Jane Williams - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) Burlesque, Hancock (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
  59. David S. Williams, Jr. - (Visual Effects Branch) The Fast And The Furious, Bruce Almighty (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (AndrusFamilyFund.org)
  60. Edson Williams - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Lone Ranger, Star Trek (2009), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 300, Jumper, The Wolf Of Wall Street, American Hustle, Skyfall, Life Of Pi, Cloud Atlas, The Social Network (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Oscars.org VFX Convergence April 2013)
    1. Ella Williams - (Public Relations Branch) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
    2. Esther Williams - (Actors Branch, Left the Academy for several decades, Rejoined the Actors Branch at a later point) (1948 Membership List) (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 intervening years) (Academy Press Releases 1993 p. 49) (NewYorkPost 2/10/2001) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Grant Williams - (Actors Branch, Resigned from the Academy in 1968) (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 - Note: Peck has written “Resigned” next to his name) (Learn more here and here)
  61. Guy Williams - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Marvel’s The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Avatar, King Kong, The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, The BFG (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (Oscars.org VFX Convergence April 2013) (Wetafx.co.nz Bio 2017)
  62. J. David Williams - (ZoomInfo) (MarbleBeachEntertainment) (Learn more here)
    1. J. Terry Williams - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming (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) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 7/4/2015) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Jack C. Williams - (Associate Member - Stunt Coordinator) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2008) (Learn more here, here and here)
    3. James Elmo Williams - (Listed in the Film Editors Branch in 1948 through 1969, Transferred to Executives Branch by circa 1980) (Oscar Winner) High Noon, 20000 Leagues Under The Sea, The Longest Day, The Cowboy, Sunny, Tora! Tora! Tora! (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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Hollywood Golden Guy) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 1/6/2016) (more info here and here)
  63. Jennifer Williams - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) Children Of Men, Kingsman The Secret Service, World War Z, Pearl Harbor, Renaissance Man, Space Jam, Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen, Transformers Dark Of The Moon, Angela’s Ashes, The Life Of David Gale, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (HollywoodReporter 6/16/2016) (GoldDerby.com 7/18/2016) (Learn more here)
  64. JoBeth Williams - (Actors Branch OR Short Films And Feature Animation Branch?) (Oscar Nominee) On Hope, Poltergeist, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Wyatt Earp, American Dreamer, Jungle 2 Jungle, The Big Chill (VanityFair.com 8/7/2016) (Learn more here)
  65. John H. Williams - (Producers Branch) Space Chimps, Shrek 1 2 & 3, Shrek Forever After, Puss In Boots, Seven Years In Tibet (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  66. John T. Williams - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) Star Wars, Jaws, Fiddler on the Roof, Schindler's List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Lincoln, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi, Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JFK, Hook, Home Alone, Amistad, War Horse, The Adventures Of Tintin, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Munich, AI: Artificial Intelligence, The Patriot, Angela’s Ashes, Sleepers, Nixon, Sabrina, Born On The Fourth Of July, Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, The Accidental Tourist, Empire Of The Sun, The Witches Of Eastwick, The River, Yes Giorgio, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, The Towering Inferno, Cinderella Liberty, Jurassic Park, The Book Thief, Star Wars The Force Awakens (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  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) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (Academy Press Releases 1992 p. 105) (7/29/1993 Appeal Letter and Members’ Legacy Gallery Brochure in UCLA’s Nancy Malone Papers, PASC 254, Box 51, Folder 8) (Oscars.org 6/22/10) (Featured Member On The Academy Website 6/18/11)
  67. Joss Williams - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Hugo, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sleepy Hollow, The Bourne Ultimatum, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Green Zone, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Judge Dredd, Aliens, Dark Shadows (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List)
  68. Kate Williams - (Film Editors Branch) The Whole Truth, Frozen River (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Learn more here)
    1. Kathlyn Williams - (Actors Branch) (1927 Membership List p. 10)
  69. Kenneth S. Williams - (At Large Member - Scientific And Technical) (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (Marketwire.com)
    1. Lawrence E. Williams (aka Larry Williams) - (Cinematographers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (more info)
  70. Michelle Williams - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Manchester By The Sea, Blue Valentine, My Week With Marilyn, Brokeback Mountain, Shutter Island, Wendy And Lucy, Take This Waltz, Land Of Plenty, Synecdoche New York, The Station Agent (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Featured Member on Academy Website 3/20/12)
  71. Paul Williams - (Directors Branch) (Directors Branch Invitees 6/1969 to 12/1972 in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 260.f-2676) (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) (Google.com)
  72. Paul Williams - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) A Star Is Born, The Muppet Movie, Bugsy Malone, Phantom Of The Paradise, Cinderella Liberty, Apocalypse Now, Ishtar, The Secret Of Nimh (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (LA Times 4/8/1979 Calendar Section p.34) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1987 p. 7) (OmahaWorldHerald 2/27/2011)
  73. Pharrell Williams - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Despicable Me 2, Fast & Furious, Hidden Figures (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (2016 Oscar Presenter) (Twitter 2/6/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Rene Williams - (Associate Member) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249)
  74. Richard Williams - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Originally Short Films Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Special Achievement Award Winner) Who Framed Roger Rabbit, A Christmas Carol, The Princess And The Cobbler, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Prologue (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1989 p. 21) (AnimationMagazine.net 9/17/2013) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1990) (Twitter 12/24/2015) (Medium.com 7/20/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Robin Williams - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Good Will Hunting, Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, The Fisher King, The Birdcage, Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams, Aladdin, Awakenings, One Hour Photo, Insomnia, Hook (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) (4/8/1999 Letter from Freida Lee Mock to Charles Guggenheim in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8042) (1999 Letter supporting keeping Documentary Shorts as an Oscar category in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers, File 261.f-2745) (EmpireOnline 12/29/2011) (Carpetbagger NYTimes 1/10/2013) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
  75. Russell Williams II - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Glory, Dances With Wolves, Field Of Dreams, Training Day, Waiting To Exhale, Rules Of Engagement, How To Make An American Quilt, Inherit The Wind, The Temptations, Terrorists On Trial: The United States Vs. Salim Ajami, 1997 TV Version of 12 Angry Men, Eyes On The Prize (Academy Photographic Inventories - Academy Sound Branch Mixer 7/29/2007) (American.edu) (BBC.com 2/27/2014)  (Visiting Artist Page Archived 8/1/2015) (SouthSouthNews 1/19/2016) (VOANews 1/19/2016) (TheRaceCardProject.com) (Twitter 6/29/2016) (Wtop.com 9/22/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  76. Steve “Spaz” Williams - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Mask, Jurassic Park, Terminator 2 Judgment Day, The Abyss, The Hunt For Red October, Eraser, Spawn, Jumanji, The Wild (Sources: Academy YouTube 6/9/2014) (Learn more here and here)
  77. Steven D. Williams - (Sound Branch) The Book Of Eli, The Mask, Army Of Darkness, Eve’s Bayou (June 2007 Academy Invitation List) (FilmIndependent.org)
    1. Sydney Williams (some sources spell it Sidney) - (Originally Producers Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (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)
  78. Treat Williams (born Richard Treat Williams) - (Actors Branch) Hair, Prince Of The City, TV’s Everwood, 127 Hours, The Late Shift, Once Upon A Time In America (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter 2/22/2015) (Learn more here and here)
    1. William Nelson Williams - (Cinematographers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (possibly this one?)
  79. Michael R. Williams-Jones - (Executives Branch?) President of Miramax International, Former President and CEO of United International Pictures (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (PRNewsWire 4/22/1996)
  80. David Williamson (born David Keith Williamson) - (Writers Branch) Gallipoli, The Year Of Living Dangerously, Emerald City, Travelling North, Face To Face (News.com.au 2/16/2008) (Learn more here and here)
  81. Fred Williamson - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  82. Glenn Williamson - (Producers Branch) Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Sunshine Cleaning, Hollywoodland (84th Foreign Language Executive Committee) (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (New Members Reception) (Oscar.go.com 5/18/12) (Linkedin)
    1. Kent Williamson (legal name is K. Roberta Williamson, one source says M. Roberta Williamson) - (Originally Executives Branch, Left the Academy when they tried to transfer to Associate Member in 1970) Story Editor at Warner Bros. (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) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and 4/8/1970 resignation letter 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)
  83. Mykelti Williamson - (Actors Branch) Forrest Gump, Fences, Con Air, Heat, Lucky Number Slevin (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (Encyclopedia.com) (Variety 9/7/2016)
  84. Patrick M. Williamson - (Executives Branch) Worked at Columbia Pictures (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  85. Katherine Willing - (Public Relations Branch) Executive Vice President of International Publicity at 20th Century Fox?, Executive Vice President for International Publicity at Paramount? (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Calder Willingham - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Writers 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) (OrlandoSentinel 2/22/1995)
  86. Bruce Willis - (Actors Branch) The Sixth Sense, the Die Hard series, Twelve Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, Unbreakable, Pulp Fiction, Moonrise Kingdom, Looper, Surrogates, Ocean’s Twelve, The Siege, The Jackal, Color Of Night, The Last Boy Scout, Hudson Hawk, Look Who’s Talking, TV’s Moonlighting
    1. Edwin Booth Willis - (Art Directors Branch - Set Decorator, Left the Academy at some point, Reinstated to Art Directors Branch in 1955) (Oscar Winner) (Reinstated in 1955) (1948 Membership List) (Box Office 11/19/1955 p. 37) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Gordon Willis - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Honorary Academy Award) The Godfather series, Zelig, Annie Hall, Manhattan, All The President’s Men, The Devil’s Own, Klute, The Purple Rose Of Cairo, Interiors, The Paper Chase, Parallax View, Stardust Memories, Broadway Danny Rose, A Midsummer Night's Sexy Comedy (Vulture 11/15/09) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
    3. Mary Wills - (Art Directors Branch - Costume Designer) (Oscar Winner) (1/1/1956 Membership List in UCLA’s Herschel Burke Gilbert Collection 268-M Series 6 Box 249) (1/1/1964 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 260.f-2729 and Academy’s William Wyler Papers File 42.f-562) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/1/1969 Membership List in  in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2732 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (4/29/1981 Art Directors Roster in Academy’s Ruth Morley Papers File 9-f.1) (Annual Report 1992-1993 p. 5) (Learn more here and here)
    4. Henry Willson - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) Talent Agent (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) (more info)
    5. Meredith Willson (born Robert Meredith Willson) - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (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) (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) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
    6. Alan H. Wilson - (Executives Branch) Executive at United Artists and Polygram Pictures, President of the Motion Picture Controllers Association (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) (Variety 5/9/2005)
    7. Albert C. Wilson - (Listed in Art Directors Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 2)
    8. Albert Pearson Wilson - (Film Editors Branch) (LATimes 12/22/2013) (FilmUpdate.Altavista.org)
  87. Byron Wilson - (Sound Branch) Black Mass, True Grit (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Daughter’s Instagram 6/29/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Carey Wilson - (Listed in Writers Branch from 1927 to 1931, and in Producers Branch in 1948 and 1956) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Founder) (Academy Governor) (1927 Membership List p. 11) (1928 Membership List p. 80) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (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) (Wikipedia) (more info)
  88. Erin Cressida Wilson - (Writers Branch) The Girl On The Train, Men Women & Children, Secretary, Chloe, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait Of Diane Arbus (June 2007 Academy Invitation List) (UCSB.edu) (WorldTechToday.com 7/21/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. Fred R. Wilson - (Sound Branch) (Scientific And Technical Award Winner) Worked at Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Dept. (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)
  89. John Wilson - (Film Editors Branch) Billy Elliot, The Book Thief, TV’s Downtown Abbey, The Cook The Thief His Wife & Her Lover, The History Boys (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. John David Wilson - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Originally Short Films Branch) Peter Pan, Lady And The Tramp, Toot Whistle Plunk And Boom, Fraggle Rock, Muppet Babies (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/21/14) (Obituary) (FineArtsFilms.com)
  90. Owen Wilson - (Writers Branch Or Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Royal Tenenbaums
  91. Rebel Wilson - (Actors Branch) Pitch Perfect series, Bridesmaids, Pain & Gain, Night At The Museum Secret Of The Tomb, Bachelorette (June 28, 2017 Academy Invitation List, and original App and PDF forms) (Twitter 6/28/2017) (Twitter Retweet 6/28/2017) (Instagram 6/28/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  92. Scott Wilson - (Actors Branch) Dead Man Walking, In Cold Blood, Monster, The Last Samurai, Judge Dredd (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Press Releases 2000 p. 234) (WallStreetJournal 2/27/04)
    1. Sherry Wilson - (At Large Member - Hairstylist) (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) (Learn more here)
  93. Stuart Robert Wilson - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Rogue One A Star Wars Story, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Skyfall, War Horse, The Constant Gardener, the Harry Potter series (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (Resume) (Debretts.com) (Learn more here)
    1. Arthur Wimperis - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 6) (1948 Membership List)


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2 comments:

  1. Out of all the saddest celebrity deaths this year, Gene Wilder's is personally one of the saddest for me, because like almost everyone of mine and my parents' generations, Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory was one of my all-time favorite childhood movies.

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