Joan Rivers was ignored in the Oscars' In Memoriam tribute segement, prompting complaints from viewers including her 'Fashion Police' co-host Kelly Osbourne.
Joan Rivers was left out of the Oscars' In Memoriam segment.
The actress and comedienne died last September aged 81 but was omitted from the annual rollcall of the most notable Hollywood stars who have passed away in the last year during the ceremony on Sunday evening (22.02.15).
Kelly Osbourne, who hosted alongside Joan on TV show 'Fashion Police', was left outraged that the late star was ignored.
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Stage veterans gathered at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City for Everybody, Rise! A Celebration of Elaine Stritch, to pay tribute to the life of the actress, who died in July (14) at the age of 89.
Lane was the first speaker at the event, noting that the brassy Stritch was "definitely proud of her gams, often treating pants as an overrated accessory."
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Morrissey has remembered his good friend Elaine Stritch.
Morrissey is one of numerous high profile stars to pay tribute to the late actress Elaine Stritch, who died on Friday at 89. The singer, who recently released his new album World Peace Is None Of Your Business, was close friends with Stritch and wrote about the actress in his autobiography.
Stritch was an icon on both stage and screen and recently starred as Alec Baldwin's on-screen mother in 30 Rock.
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The former The Smiths singer and the Two's Company star became unlikely pals after Morrissey introduced himself to her in a Los Angeles hotel, and he wrote about their friendship in his recently released memoirs, Autobiography.
In a statement released on Friday (18Jul14), he wrote: "Elaine was my friend for a while. She was, of course, a demented genius - in loveable ways. Can we appreciate the people who are around us right now? The answer, of course, is 'No', for we are all pathetic human beings. It takes death for us to say aloud: thank you for everything, Elaine Stritch.
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Stritch will be missed by friends, family and fans, who just loved to watch her go.
Elaine Stritch, the Broadway star and all-round kick-ass lady, passed away on Thursday at the age of 89. Stritch was known for her long and storied Broadway career. Stritch started her Broadway career with Loco in 1946, but was only given minor and understudy roles for several years before having getting what would turn out to be her big break with Noel Coward’s Sail Away in 1961. She was originally cast as the leading lady’s understudy, but replaced her full time, when it turned out that the other actress’ voice was too operatic for the part.
The actress is survived by seven nieces and nephews and their families.
Since then, Stritch has been dropping truth bombs on stage, film and television. Her best known recent stage work was at the New York Public Theater in 2001 and on Broadway in 2002 with Elaine Stritch on Liberty – a one-woman show, which received rave reviews and earned the Tony for Best Special Theatrical Event. TV fans may recognize her as the the sharp-tongued mother of Alec Baldwin’s Jack Donaghy. She won her third Emmy award for that one.
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'30 Rock' actor Alec Baldwin has paid tribute to his late co-star Elaine Stritch on Twitter, after she passed away on Thursday (17.07.14)
The 56-year-old actor has hailed the Broadway legend - who played his mother on hit sitcom '30 Rock' - as ''one in a million'' in an emotional homage following her death at her home in Michigan at the age of 89 yesterday (17.07.14).
In a series of tweets, Alec wrote: ''A woman that I loved and admired, and a true one in a million, has gone to her rest.
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The veteran entertainer is relocating back to her native Michigan after a 70-year stage career to escape the fast-paced life of New York, and she is bidding goodbye to the city with Movin' Over and Out, a five-night engagement at the Carlyle Hotel, where she has lived for the past 10 years.
Speaking previously about her decision to step away from Broadway, Stritch told The New York Times, "I loved being on Broadway, but performing has become exhausting, and I just don't want to live in New York anymore... I just don't have the energy, darling. I'm 88. I don't look or always feel it, but I'm 88."
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Michael Feinstein, Martin Short, Elaine Stritch and Bernadette Peters - Opening night of 'Elaine Stritch At The Carlyle: Movin' Over And Out' at the Cafe Carlyle - Reception - New York City, United States - Tuesday 2nd April 2013
Elaine Stritch - Elaine Stritch performs during the opening night of 'Elaine Stritch At The Carlyle: Movin' Over And Out' at the Cafe Carlyle - New York City, NY, United States - Tuesday 2nd April 2013
Veteran actress Elaine Stritch will be spending the holidays in bed after reportedly breaking her hip.
The 30 Rock star, 87, allegedly suffered the injury after taking a tumble while in New York.
A source tells the New York Daily News, "She broke her hip. She was coming out of her hotel... and had a slight fall."
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It's set in the sleepy town of Blithe Hollow, a tourist village cashing in on its grisly history of 18th century witch trials. This is where Norman (Smit-McPhee) lives, which is a bit annoying since he can speak to the ghosts which are lurking everywhere. His parents (Mann and Garlin) dismiss this as a childhood fantasy, while his boy-obsessed teen sister (Kendrick) just ignores him. At school, the class bully (Mintz-Plasse) makes his life miserable, and just when Norman thinks things can't get worse, his vagabond uncle (Goodman) tells him that he's the next in line to make sure the town's legendary witch doesn't enact her curse on the 300th anniversary of her death.
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Date of birth
2nd February, 1925
Date of death
17th July, 2014
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