The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the passing of Walter Mirisch this past Friday at the age of 101. Mirisch was an Oscar-winning producer and former Academy President, having served four terms. He died of natural causes. The University of Wisconsin Press published his memoir, I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History, in 2008. “The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is deeply saddened to hear of Walter’s passing,” noted…"Walter Mirisch: Former Academy President Dies At 101"