Luke Perry Omitted From Oscars In Memoriam
The 2020 Oscars In Memoriam segment memorialized late Hollywood icons such as Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Jan.
26, and Kirk Douglas, who died last week at age 103.
But the Academy erroneously left off a few notable names, including Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Sid Haig.Orson Bean, the 91-year-old character actor who died in a car accident Friday, was also omitted.
That’s likely because the Academy didn’t have time to modify the segment before Sunday’s telecast.The organization behind the Oscars has faced blowback before for failing to include major filmmakers in the In Memoriam reel.
But viewers were particularly surprised by Perry’s exclusion, since his final on-screen appearance was in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” one of this year’s best picture nominees.
Perry died March 4 after suffering a stroke, just after 2019’s ceremony on Feb.
24.Haig, known for his role
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