Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Academy Members Project Wh to Wz

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. Check out the courses that he is currently teaching HERE.

Academy Members Wh-Wz
Updated 4/21/2017

  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 or ???) (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) (Learn more here and here)
    1. 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)
    2. Lyle R. Wheeler - (Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) (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) (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) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Timothy Francis Whelan - (Writers Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    4. Tim Whelan Jr. - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here)
  3. 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)
  4. Brent White - (Film Editors Branch) Step Brothers, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Clarence D. White - (Producers Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. D. J. White - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  5. 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)
  6. David White - (Sound Branch)  (Oscar Winner) Mad Max: Fury Road, The Railway Man, Inside Out, TV’s Farscape (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
  7. David P. White - (At Large Member) Executive Director of SAG-AFTRA (Broadwayworld.com 10/17/2016) (NBCNews.om 2/26/2017) (Learn more here)
  8. 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)
    2. George White - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 6) (more info)
  9. 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) (1/1/1964 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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  10. 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) (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) (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)
  11. 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)
    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)
  12. 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) (1/1/1964 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)
  13. 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)
  14. R. Christopher 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)
  15. William A. Whiteford - (Documentary Branch) (Oscar Winner) King Gimp (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)
  16. Dave Whitehead - (Sound Branch) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, District 9 (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List) (ScreenComposersGuild.co.nz) (Learn more here)
  17. 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)
  18. 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)
  19. Anne Whitfield - (Actors Branch) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Learn more here)
  20. 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. 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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (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) (Academy Report Vol 6 Issue 1, Spring 1994 p. 6) (Variety.com 11/8/1999) (Learn more here, here and at Academy Press Releases 1981 p. 269)
  21. Thomas Ross “Tom” Whitlock - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more 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) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    3. Stanford Whitmore - (Writers Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
    4. Douglas A. Whitney - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (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)
    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)
  22. 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)
  23. Gwendolyn Yates Whittle - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Avatar, Tron: Legacy, The Simpsons Movie (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Richard Whorf - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Grant Whytock - (Originally Producers Branch, Transferred to Film Editors Branch in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (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)
  24. 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) (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) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
  25. 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)
    1. Mary Wickes - (Actors Branch) (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. William L. Widmayer (one source spells it Wiliam) - (Originally Cinematographers Branch, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (1/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 7)
  26. John Wieley - (Helio.com Archived)
  27. 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)
  28. 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)
  29. George Wiktor - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (LinkedIn)
  30. 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)
    1. Fred M. Wilcox - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  31. 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. Dorothy Wilde - (Originally At Large Member, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. Meta Wilde - (LATimes 12/31/1990)
  32. 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 (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy 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)
    3. W. Lee Wilder - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  33. 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)
  34. 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)
  35. Michael Wilhoit - (Sound Branch) (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. H. G. Wilkes - (Sound Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  36. Ben Wilkins - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) Whiplash, Star Trek (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Technicolor.com Bio) (Learn more here, here and here)
  37. 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)
  38. Christopher Wilkinson - (Writers Branch, Oscar Nominee) Nixon
    1. Frank H. Wilkinson - (Sound Branch) (December 1961 Academy Report, p. 2)
    2. 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)
    3. John K. Wilkinson - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    4. Maxwell P. Wilkinson - (Executives Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  39. 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. 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)
    2. Robert N. Wilkinson - (Executives Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  40. Tom Wilkinson - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) In The Bedroom, Michael Clayton (HollywoodReporter 1/4/2008)
  41. Fred Willard - (Actors Branch) (NYTimes Carpetbagger 1/20/2010)
  42. 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)
  43. 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)
  44. 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)
  45. 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)
  46. 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)
  47. 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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  48. 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)
  49. Cindy Jane Williams - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) Burlesque, Hancock (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List)
  50. David S. Williams, Jr. - (Visual Effects Branch) The Fast And The Furious, Bruce Almighty (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (AndrusFamilyFund.org)
    1. Douglas O. Williams - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Edward W. Williams - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  51. 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)
    2. 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)
  52. 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)
    1. J. A. Williams - (Sound Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  53. 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 (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, 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) (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)
  54. 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)
  55. 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)
  56. 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)
  57. 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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (Academy Press Releases 1992 p. 105) (Oscars.org 6/22/10) (Featured Member On The Academy Website 6/18/11)
  58. 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)
    1. Kathlyn Williams - (Actors Branch) (1927 Membership List p. 10)
  59. 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) (more info)
  60. 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)
  61. Paul Williams - (Directors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Google.com)
  62. 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)
  63. 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)
  64. 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) (EmpireOnline 12/29/2011) (Carpetbagger NYTimes 1/10/2013) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
  65. 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)
  66. 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)
  67. 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, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
  68. 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?)
  69. 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)
  70. 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)
  71. Fred Williamson - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  72. 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) (December 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and 4/8/1970 resignation letter in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
  73. Mykelti Williamson - (Actors Branch) Forrest Gump, Fences, Con Air, Heat, Lucky Number Slevin (June 2005 Academy Invitation List) (Encyclopedia.com) (Variety 9/7/2016)
  74. 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)
  75. 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) (OrlandoSentinel 2/22/1995)
  76. 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 - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Winner) (Reinstated in 1955) (1948 Membership List) (Box Office 11/19/1955 p. 37)
    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) (1/1/1964 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) (Learn more here and here)
    4. Henry Willson - (Originally Executives Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (more info)
    5. Meredith Willson (born Robert Meredith Willson) - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998)
    6. Ralph Wilshin - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (January 1964 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    7. Alan H. Wilson - (Executives Branch) Executive at United Artists and Polygram Pictures, President of the Motion Picture Controllers Association (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Variety 5/9/2005)
    8. Albert C. Wilson - (Listed in Art Directors Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 2)
    9. Albert Pearson Wilson - (Film Editors Branch) (LATimes 12/22/2013) (FilmUpdate.Altavista.org)
  77. 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) (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) (Wikipedia) (more info)
  78. 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. (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  79. 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)
  80. Owen Wilson - (Writers Branch Or Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Royal Tenenbaums
    1. Richard Wilson - (Directors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  81. 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) (Learn more here)
  82. 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)
  83. Hughes Winborne - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Crash, The Help, Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Motel Life, Seven Pounds, Sling Blade (June 2006 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  84. Simon Wincer - (Directors Branch) Free Willy, Quigley Down Under, Crocodile Dundee In Los Angeles, The Phantom, Lonesome Dove, The Young Black Stallion, Operation Dumbo Drop, Lightning Jack, Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man, Phar Lap, Harlequin (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Reavis G. Winckler - (Public Relations Branch) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List)
    2. William Windom - (Actors Branch) (Handwritten in 1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328, suggesting he joined later that year) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Fall 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 6) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 1/27/2013)
  85. Stephen F. Windon - (Cinematographers Branch) Fast Five, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, House of Wax (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List) (StephenWindon.com)
    1. Claire Windsor - (Actors Branch) (1927 Membership List p. 10) (1928 Membership List p. 79)
    2. Bretaigne Windust - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    3. Maury Winetrobe - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009)
    4. Paul Winfield - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Sounder (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Entertainment Weekly 3/18/94) (Learn more here and here)
  86. Oprah Winfrey - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Recipient) The Color Purple, Selma, Beloved (TV Stars In The Academy 2/22/12) (Sfgate.com)
  87. Debra Winger - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) An Officer And A Gentleman, Terms Of Endearment, Shadow Lands (NYTimes 1/9/1994)
  88. Alex Winitsky - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (TheHollywoodTimes.net 8/19/2015) (Learn more here)
  89. Henry Winkler - (Actors Branch) (Former Academy Governor) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Report Vol. 19, 3rd/4th Q 2007 p. 4) (Youngest Academy Members LA TIMES 2/23/12) (IMDB Bio Page)
  90. Irwin Winkler - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Winner) Rocky, Raging Bull, The Right Stuff, Goodfellas (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1989-1992) (Academy Press Releases 1992 p. 159) (EW.com 3/22/91)
  91. Mare Winningham - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Georgia
  92. Alice Winocour - (Writers Branch) Mustang, Home, Augustine, Disorder (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter 8/9/2016) (TheFilmExperience.net 8/21/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  93. Erik Winquist - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Avatar (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Twitter Response to Invitation 6/26/2015) (Retweet of Academy’s Invitation archived 6/27/2015) (Twitter 1/7/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  94. Kate Winslet - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Reader, Titanic, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Little Children, Sense And Sensibility, Iris, Steve Jobs (DailyMail.co.uk 1/20/2016)
    1. Seth Winston - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) Session Man (ColumbiaCollege.edu) (Variety 6/9/2015) (TheWrap 6/10/2015) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 7/4/2015)
    2. Stan Winston - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Jurassic Park, Aliens, Terminator 2 Judgment Day, Predator, The Lost World Jurassic Park, A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Academy Report Vol 6 Issue 1, Spring 1994 p. 6) (Academy Memorial Page 2/26/2009) (Academy YouTube 6/9/2014)
  95. Ray Winstone - (Actors Branch) (June 2008 Academy Invitation List)
  96. Terence Winter - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Wolf Of Wall Street, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', Brooklyn Rules, TV’s The Sopranos, TV’s Boardwalk Empire (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Jonathan Winters - (Actors 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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Richard J. Winters - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  97. William Wintersole - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    1. Harold Wirthwein - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) Worked at Paramount Pictures (Box Office 8/21/1954 p. 74) (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)
    2. Anthony G. Wise - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3)
  98. Kirk Wise - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) Beauty And The Beast, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Lion King, Oliver & Company (Learn more here)
  99. Nathan Wise - (Public Relations Branch) (Public Relations Branch Journal Vol 3 no 1, Dec 2005 p. 3)
  100. Pam Wise - (Film Editors Branch) Then She Found Me, Transamerica (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List) (Academy Report Vol. 22, 3rd & 4th Q 2009 p. 17) (Resume)
  101. Frederick Wiseman - (Directors Branch in 2000, Possibly Transferred to Documentary Branch) (Honorary Academy Award Winner) Titicut Follies, Law And Order, Public Housing, Domestic Violence, La Danse - The Paris Opera Ballet, National Gallery, In Jackson Heights, At Berkeley (Documentary Branch?, Listed in Directors Branch in 2000) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Columbia.edu) (Oscars.org 9/1/2016) (Learn more here and here)
  102. Theresa Wiseman - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (TheHollywoodReporter 6/25/2015) (Asifa-hollywood.org) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Bill Wistrom - (Sound Branch) (Sources: Emmys.com) (Learn more here and here)
  103. Jane Withers (Jane Withers Moss) - (Actors Branch, Left the Academy at one point, Reinstated to the Actors Branch in 1964) Giant (1948 Membership List) (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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Classicimages.com) (Learn more here and here)
  104. Reese Witherspoon - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Walk The Line, Wild , Legally Blonde 1 & 2, Election, Cruel Intentions, Water For Elephants, Freeway, Sweet Home Alabama, Pleasantville, Just Like Heaven, Four Christmases, Monsters Vs. Aliens (TheHollywoodReporter 8/31/2014) (HollywoodReporter 1/21/2016) (EW.com 2/5/2016)
    1. Thelma D. Witmer - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here, here and here)
    2. F. Elliott Witt - (Executives Branch) (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  105. Paul Junger Witt - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Dead Poets Society, Three Kings, Insomnia, Brian’s Song, TV’s The Golden Girls, TV’s The Partridge Family, TV’s Blossom, TV’s Soap (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Peter Witt - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  106. Stan Witt - (Music Branch - Music Editor) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Facebook Profile) (Learn more here)
    1. Louis J. Witte - (Listed in the Photographic Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3)
  107. William D. “Bill” Wittliff - (Writers Branch) Legends Of The Fall, The Perfect Storm, The Black Stallion (KappaSigma.org) (Writingonair 9/25/2016)
  108. Laurent Witz - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) Mr. Hublot, Renart The Fox (June 26, 2014 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Ted Witzer - (Associate Member - Non-Voting) (Winter 1975 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. John B. Woelz - (Film Editors Branch) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4)
  109. Wesley Wofford - (Makeup Artists And Hairstylists Branch) A Beautiful Mind, Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (WoffordSculptureStudio.com)
  110. Ira Wohl - (Documentary Branch, Originally At Large Member) (Oscar Winner) Best Boy (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Learn more here)
    1. Bernard Wolf (aka Bern Wolf) - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, Previously Short Films Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007) Learn more here)
  111. Emanuel L. “Manny” Wolf - (Executives Branch) Former President and CEO of Allied Artists (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Americanradiohistory.com Archive International Television Almanac 1998) (Learn more here)
  112. Fred Wolf - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Box, TV’s DuckTales, TV’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 4) (1973 Short Subject Branch Executive Committee on Ebay) (1973 Short Subject Exec Cmte Image) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (more info)
    1. Harry L. Wolf - (Cinematographers Branch) (Academy Governor) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Reporter Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 1) (Learn more here)
  113. Jeffrey Wolf - (Film Editors Branch) Billy Madison, Beautiful Girls, Bachelorette, First Sunday, Dear John, Network (LinkedIn) (Facebook 7/1/2016)
    1. Sam Wolf - (Originally Executives Branch, Transferred to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  114. Daniel R. Wolfe - (Executives Branch?) Executive Vice President of Worldwide Creative Services for Universal Pictures (NBCUMV.com) (EagleEye.umw.edu 9/17/2014) (UMW.edu 10/7/14)
    1. Harry Wolfe - (At Large Member in 1961, Associate Member circa 1980) (December 1961 Academy Report, p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. Robert L. Wolfe - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Summer 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    3. Wallace V. Wolfe - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Technicians Branch in 1931, and in the Executives Branch in 1948) (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)
    4. Kurt E. Wolff - (Originally Associate Member in 1961, Transferred to At Large Member at some point, Transferred back to Associate Member in 1970) (February 1961 Academy Report p. 4) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers and letter protesting transfer in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    5. Iggie Wolfington - (Actors Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 3/5/2005)
    6. P. J. Wolfson - (Originally Producers Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
    7. Sonia Wolfson - (Originally Public Relations Branch in 1949, Transferred to Associate Member by circa 1980) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 7 Winter 1949 p. 5) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  115. Susan Steinberg Woll - (Documentary Branch) Lulu In Berlin (Boston Globe 3/26/2000) (ImageNews)
    1. Marshall J. Wolins - (At Large Member - Script Supervisor) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    2. Howard S. Wollman - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    3. David Lloyd Wolper - (Originally Administrators Branch, Transferred to Producers Branch in 1970, Transferred to Documentary Branch by 2002, Listed back in Producers Branch again in 2010) (Oscar Nominee) The Race For Space, L.A. Confidential (1/1/1968 Membership List in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2730 and Academy’s Alfred Hitchcock Papers File 111.f-1328) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1985 p. 47-48) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Mentioned in Undated Proposal to create Documentary Branch found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (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) (Academy Report Vol 23, 3rd/4th Quarter 2010 p. 35) (Encyclopedia Of Television 2nd ed Vol 4 p. 2570) (Learn more here and here)
  116. Dariusz Wolski - (Cinematographers Branch) The Walk, Crimson Tide, Prometheus, Pirates Of The Caribbean The Curse Of The Black Pearl, Dead Man’s Chest, At World’s End and On Stranger Tides, The Crow, Alice In Wonderland (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (Wikipedia)
  117. Albert Wolsky - (Costume Designers Branch, Originally Art Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Former Academy Governor) All That Jazz, Bugsy, Revolutionary Road, Across The Universe, Toys, Sophie’s Choice, The Journey Of Natty Gann, Galaxy Quest, Road To Perdition, Birdman, Grease (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (84th Foreign Language Executive Committee) (83rd Foreign Language Committee) (Oscar.go.com 5/18/12) (Academy Report, Volume 9 Issue 3, Summer 1987 p. 3) (Academy Reporter Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 1) (Academy Report Vol 18 3rd Quarter 2006 p. 15) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Jack R. Woltz - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Learn more here)
  118. Stevie Wonder - (Music Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Woman In Red, Wild Wild West, Dangerous Minds, Jungle Fever (Oscar Dearest p. 248)
  119. Julia Wong - (Film Editors Branch) Hercules, Extract (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Cinemontage.org 2/15/2017) (EditorsGuild.com 3/9/2017) (Learn more here, here and here)
  120. Wong Kar Wai - (Directors Branch) My Blueberry Nights, In the Mood for Love, The Grandmasters (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (LATimes.com 11/11/2016)
  121. Beverly Joanna Wood - (At Large Member) Deluxe Laboratories & EFilm, The Tree Of Life, True Grit, There Will Be Blood, American Beauty (Science And Technology Council) (June 17, 2011 Academy Invitation List) (Who Is The Academy Page 3/20/12) (LA Times Article Snapshots 2/19/12) (Deadline 11/15/12) (Oscars.org 10/25/2016) (2015-2016 Annual Report p. 39)
  122. Carol Winstead Wood - (Designers Branch - Art Direction & Production Design) Backdraft, Mr. Saturday Night, 10 Things I Hate About You, Frankie And Johnny (CarolWood.biz Resume) (DGA.org) (MovieTrains.com)
  123. Craig Wood - (Film Editors Branch) (June 2004 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Dana B. Wood - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Report Vol 23, 3rd/4th Quarter 2010 p. 35)
  124. Durinda Wood - (Costume Designers Branch) Mulholland Drive, A Mighty Wind, Brothers, For Your Consideration, Flipped, The Sure Thing, Maria’s Lovers, TV’s Star Trek The Next Generation (Sources: LAOpera.org) (Learn more here and here)
  125. Lana Wood - (Actors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Learn more here and here)
  126. Matthew R. Wood - (Sound Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Star Wars: The Force Awakens, WALL-E (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Natalie Wood - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Rebel Without A Cause, Splendor In The Grass, Love With The Proper Stranger, West Side Story, Miracle On 34th Street, From Here To Eternity, This Property Is Condemned, Gypsy, Splendor In The Grass, Inside Daisy Clover, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  127. Tom Wood - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Mad Max: Fury Road, The Last Witch Hunter (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  128. Trevor Wood - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Golden Compass, Prometheus, Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan, The Fifth Element (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
  129. Tricia Wood - (Casting Directors Branch) Woman in Gold, The Lincoln Lawyer (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (LionsGatePublicity.com) (Gamingmeets.com 3/21/2017) (CasinoCityTimes.com 3/21/2017) (Learn more here)
    1. Yvonne Wood - (Designers Branch - Costume Designer) (1948 Membership List)
    1. Albert Woodbury - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (February 1960 Academy Report p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. John M. Woodcock - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    3. William Read “Billy” Woodfield - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
  130. Tom Woodruff Jr. - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Winner) Death Becomes Her, Alien 3, Starship Troopers, The Thing, The X Files, The Santa Clause, Aliens, Alien Resurrection, Alien Vs. Predator, Tremors, The Terminator, Cast Away, Jumanji, X-Men First Class, Star Trek III The Search For Spock, Percy Jackson Sea Of Monsters, Batman V. Superman Dawn Of Justice (Sources: Facebook 4/3/2013) (Academy YouTube 5/9/2016) (Learn more here)
  131. Cary Woods - (Producers Branch) Scream, Godzilla, Swingers, Cop Land, Citizen Ruth, Kids, Rudy, Threesome (FilmScouts.com)
  132. Clark Woods - (Executives Branch) Former head of distribution at Paramount (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (American.edu)
    1. Robert L. Woodside - (Sound Branch) (August 1960 Academy Report p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
  133. Joanne Woodward - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Three Faces Of Eve, Rachel Rachel, Summer Wishes Winter Dreams, Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (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) (4/10/1970 Actors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2735 and 260.f-2736) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017)
  134. Morgan Woodward - (Actors Branch) Cool Hand Luke (Summer 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (MorganWoodward.com)
    1. Harold E. Wooley - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Memorial Page 2/4/2004)
  135. Peter W. Wooley - (Designers Branch, Originally Art Directors Branch) Blazing Saddles, Sparkle, Cleopatra Jones, The Day After, High Anxiety, Summer Rental (Summer 1974 Academy Bulletin p. 2) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Reading Eagle 2/1/1998 p. D10) (LATimes 1/31/1998 p. D7)
    1. Billy Woolf - (Associate Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    2. John Woolf (Sir John Woolf) - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    3. John R. Woolfenden - (Public Relations Branch) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List)
    4. Joanne Woollard - (Designers Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Nominee) Gravity, Hope And Glory (Academy Memorial Page Archived 4/13/2015) (Learn more here and here)
  136. Mark Woollen - (Public Relations Branch) Mark Woollen & Associates, Schindler’s List, The Social Network, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Moneyball, Beasts Of The Southern Wild (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List) (TIFF.net)
    1. Monty Woolley - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
  137. Stephen Woolley - (Producers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Number9films.co.uk) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Bernard Woolner - (Originally Administrators Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate 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) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Learn more here and here)
  138. Brent Woolsey - (At Large Member - Stunt Coordinator) Inception, Shanghai Noon, Legends Of The Fall, Happy Gilmore, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
  139. Ralph A. Woolsey - (Cinematographers Branch) The Great Santini, Oh God Book 2, TV’s Mister Roberts (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (51st Academy Awards Program and closeup image of p. 19) (Learn more here)
    1. Charles Woolstenhulme - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Assistant Directors Section of the Directors Branch in 1931) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Eugene W. Wooten - (Designers Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    1. George H. Worrall - (At Large Member) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Wallace Worsley Jr. (Some sources have it as just Wallace Worsley) - (At Large Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    3. Lothrop Worth - (Cinematographers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Learn more here)
    4. Marshall Wortman - (Originally Executives Branch, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970, Listed as Associate Member circa 1980) (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) (Learn more here)
  140. Keith Woulard - (At Large Member - Stunt Coordinator) (June 29, 2016 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here, here and here)
    1. Basil Wrangell - (Listed as an Associate Member in the Film Editors Section of the Technicians Branch in 1936) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 2)
    2. Jack Wrather (born John Devereaux Wrather Jr.)  - (Producers Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here and here)
    3. John Wray - (Actors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 12) (Learn more here and here)
    4. John Griffith Wray - (Directors Branch) (1928 Membership List p. 79) (Learn more here and here)
    5. Richard Goulding Wray - (Film Editors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    6. Herbert W. Wrench - (Originally Film Editors Branch, Recommended for transfer to At Large Member in 1970) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736)
  141. Susan Wrenn - (Public Relations Branch) (LinkedIn)
    1. Bruce Wright - (Sound Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
  142. Dean Wright - (Visual Effects Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Chronicles Of Narnia The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe and Prince Caspian, The Lord Of The Rings The Two Towers and Return Of The King, Titanic, Gone In Sixty Seconds, What Dreams May Come (CreativePlanetNetwork.com 2/15/2012) (Learn more here)
    1. Frank Wright - (Public Relations Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 12/29/2014)
    2. Gina Wright - (Public Relations Branch) (Academy Report Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 4)
  143. James “Jim” Wright - (Sound Branch) Mulholland Drive, Iron Man 3, Ted, There’s Something About Mary, Rampart, The Spectacular Now, Lars And The Real Girl, The Brothers Bloom, Lord Of War, Soul Plane, Star Trek Nemesis and Insurrection, The Thomas Crown Affair (June 2007 Academy Invitation List) (LinkedIn.com)
  144. Jeffrey Wright - (Actors Branch) Quantum of Solace, W. (June 30, 2009 Academy Invitation List)
  145. Joe Wright - (Directors Branch) Anna Karenina, Atonement, Pride & Prejudice, Pan, Hanna, The Soloist (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  146. John Wright - (Film Editors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) The Hunt For Red October, Speed, X-Men, Die Hard With A Vengeance, The Running Man, Last Action Hero, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Passion Of The Christ, Apocalypto, The Incredible Hulk, Secretariat (Academy Report Vol. 23 1st Quarter 2010 p.29) (Learn more here)
    1. Loyd Wright - (At Large Member) (1948 Membership List) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Learn more at Academy Report Vol 12 No 3, Sept 1970 p. 5)
  147. Robin Wright - (Actors Branch) Forrest Gump, The Princess Bride, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, TV’s House Of Cards, The Congress, A Most Wanted Man, The Conspirator, Unbreakable, Message In A Bottle (Learn more here and here)
    1. Tennant C. “Tenny” Wright - (Listed as an Associate Member of the Assistant Directors Section of the Directors Branch in 1931, and in the Executives Branch in 1948) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Teresa Wright - (Actors Branch, Left the Academy for a period in the 1960s and 1970s, Reinstated in the Actors Branch by circa 1980) (Oscar Winner) (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) (Does not appear on membership lists from later in the 1960s or 1970s) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Undated Membership List in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8046 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (NYTimes 3/27/2001) (Academy Press Releases 2001 p. 143) (Academy Memorial Page 6/21/2006) (Learn more here and here)
    3. Thomas J. Wright Jr. - (At Large Member) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Note: Since he is listed as an At Large Member, we presume this refers to the studio property master listed here, but could possibly be the television director here and here. More research is needed to know for sure.)
    4. William H. Wright - (Producers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (more info)
    5. Dewey Wrigley - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (1948 Membership List) (more info)
    6. Donald Malcolm Wrye - (Documentary Branch, Originally Short Films Branch and then Short Films And Feature Animation Branch, May have left the Academy prior to his death) (Oscar Nominee) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (TheHollywoodReporter 5/21/2015) (MalibuTimes 5/27/2015) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here)
  148. Vivian Wu - (Actors Branch) The Last Emperor, Pillow Book (Thaindian.com 6/25/08) (ChinaHourly 11/18/2011)
  149. Robert Wuhl - (Actors Branch or Writers Branch?) Batman, Good Morning Vietnam, Bull Durham (SeattleTimes 2/2/11) (TheHollywoodReporter 5/4/13) (QG.com.au 2/26/2016)
    1. Clinton Wunder - (Listed as Special Branch member in 1931) (1930 Academy Publication p. 13) (May 14, 1931 Membership List and image)
    2. Jerry Wunderlich - (Art Directors Branch - Set Decorator) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Governor) (Handwritten in 1/23/1969 Art Directors Branch Roster in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers Files 260.f-2731, suggesting he joined later that year) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Academy Press Releases 1986 p. 96) (Academy Press Releases 1987 p. 89) (Academy Reporter Vol 1 No 3, August 1989 p. 1) (Legacy Gallery Plaques 1993-1998) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Robert J. Wunsch - (Executives Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 11/1/2014)
    2. Benjamin Wurtzel - (Designers Branch) (1948 Membership List) (more info?)
    3. Paul Alan Wurtzel - (At Large Member - Assistant Director) (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    4. Saul Irving Wurtzel - (Directors Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  150. Stuart Wurtzel - (Designers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Hannah And Her Sisters, Angels In America, Enchanted, Marley & Me, The Purple Rose Of Cairo, Mermaids, The Mambo Kings, Charlotte’s Web, Letters To Juliet, Hope Springs, When A Man Loves A Woman (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (Learn more here and here)
  151. Gerardine “Gerry” Wurzburg - (Documentary Branch, Originally At Large Member) (Oscar Winner) Educating Peter, Autism Is A World, Wretches & Jabberers (Academy Press Releases 1996 p. 87) (5/25/2000 Proposal for Documentary Branch in Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8043) (Documentary Branch Roster 6/27/2002 found in Academy’s Guggenheim Production Records, File .f-8045 - May have been reclassified as confidential since my viewing on 2/2/2017) (SYR.edu)
    1. Eric Wybrow - (Originally Sound Branch, Recommended for transfer to Associate Member in 1970) (2/19/1970 Membership Transfers in Academy’s Gregory Peck Papers File 261.f-2736) (Learn more here)
    2. Alvin Wyckoff - (Cinematographers Branch, Originally Technicians Branch) (April 1, 1936 Technicians Branch Membership p. 3) (1948 Membership List)
    3. William Wyler - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Governor) (Academy’s William Wyler Papers, File 48-f.626 includes a telegram from Henry Henigson inviting William Wyler to join the Academy, dated 7/8/1932) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1) (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) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    4. Ross Rodgers Wylie Jr. - (At Large Member) (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740)
    5. William J. Wylie - (Sound Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012)
    6. Bob Wyman - (Film Editors Branch) (Undated Membership List in Paul Kohner Agency Records file 175.f-1740) (Learn more here)
    7. Patrice Wymore - (Actors Branch, Left 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 that Peck version says “del” next to her name) (Does not appear on membership lists from later dates) (Did not appear on Academy’s Memorial page) (Learn more here and here)
  152. George Wyner - (Actors Branch) A Serious Man, American Pie 2, Spaceballs, Fletch (June 25, 2010 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Ed Wynn - (Actors 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) (Learn more here and here)


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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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