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Oscars 2020 in memoriam: Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce, Sid Haig left out of tribute

Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce, Sid Haig left out of Oscars In Memoriam tribute
Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce, Sid Haig left out of Oscars In Memoriam tribute.

After the annual In Memoriam tribute during Sunday night’s Academy Awards, viewers noticed a few people missing from the segment.

While Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell performed a cover of The BeatlesYesterday, the In Memoriam segment paid tribute to many iconic people, including Kobe Bryant, Danny Aiello, John Singleton, Kirk Douglas, Diahann Carroll and more.

People watching at home noticed some omissions in the tribute to beloved members of Hollywood who passed in 2019, including Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Sid Haig.

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Perry died last March after suffering a massive stroke at age 52.

Perry’s final appearance on the big screen was in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywoodwhich was one of this year’s Best Picture nominees.

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ trailer
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ trailer

Producer Shannon McIntosh shared that working with Tarantino was “a bucket list for Luke.”

“Luke went in and won that part and deserved that part and owned that part, so it’s really special. That was a bucket list that he was able to work with Quentin,” she said. “His performance is amazing, and he will be remembered as we release this movie, and his family will celebrate his performance with us.”

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Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise Descendants, died in early July at his home in Los Angeles. He was 20.

The actor was found unresponsive in his home on July 6, and authorities were called. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:35 p.m.

Coroner says Disney actor Cameron Boyce died ‘unexpectedly’ from epilepsy
Coroner says Disney actor Cameron Boyce died ‘unexpectedly’ from epilepsy

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office said he died unexpectedly from epilepsy.

Boyce’s family released a statement saying he “passed away in his sleep due to a seizure that was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated.”

Horror movie star Haig died of a lung infection at the age of 80 in September.

The House of 1,000 Corpses actor had a fall several weeks before and suffered serious breathing complications after arriving at the hospital.

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Haig worked on many films and television shows throughout his career, including The Devil’s Rejects, Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses film series, Jackie BrownNight of the Living Dead 3D and Kill Bill: Volume 2.

Haig, Perry and Boyce did not appear in the televised In Memoriam section during the 2020 Oscars, but they do appear in the online In Memoriam section of the academy’s website.

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