'In Memoriam' Tribute Had Surprising Omission

Luke Perry, Sid Haig did not appear
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 10, 2020 5:21 AM CST

Hollywood said goodbye to beloved stars including Kirk Douglas, Danny Aiello, and Oscar-winner Kobe Bryant as Billie Eilish sang "Yesterday" during the "In Memoriam" segment of the Academy Awards on Sunday—but there were some surprising omissions. Luke Perry, who died in March last year at age 52, did not appear in the tribute despite the fact that he appeared in Best Picture nominee Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood, reports People. Other late stars omitted from the tribute included horror legend Sid Haig, Disney star Cameron Boyce, and veteran comedian-actor Orson Bean, who was hit by multiple vehicles Friday. (Read more Academy Awards stories.)

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