LOS ANGELES — After a big night at the Oscars, many people took to Twitter to show their disappointment when a popular actor was not mentioned during a memorial segment.
Luke Perry, who passed away from a stroke at the age of 52 in March 2019, was noticeably left out of the ‘In Memoriam’ piece at the Academy Awards that gives tribute to those in show business that died the previous year.
Notably, Perry’s last film was Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which was nominated eight times and took home two awards. In the movie, he plays Wayne Maunder, a 1960’s TV actor.
Perry fans took to social media to express their outrage that the actor was not mentioned.
Perry’s acting career spanned nearly 30 years, with hit shows like Beverly Hills 90210 and most recently, Riverdale.
Fans were quick to point out horror legend Sid Haig and Cameron Boyce, who died at the age of 20 over the summer, were also left out of the segment.
All three were mentioned in the lengthier online In Memoriam segment on the Academy’s website.