The Emmys In Memoriam Video Pays Tribute To Matthew Perry, Andre Braugher, Norman Lear & More; Ryan O’Neal Among Those Left Out

The TV Academy tonight paid poignant tribute to those who’ve passed away in the past 12 months. Among the big names highlighted by the In Memoriam segment were Norman Lear, Matthew Perry, Angela Lansbury and Andre Braugher.

Charlie Puth and husband-and-wife duo The War and Treaty accompanied this year’s “In Memoriam” video montage as it unspooled with a rendition of “See You Again.” The segment started off with Lear and ended with Perry.

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Soon after it aired on Fox, fans took to social media to express their disapproval over omissions, the biggest being Ryan O’Neal. Known for his film work, O’Neal, who died December 8, also co-starred on the TV series Peyton Place from 1964-69.

O’Neal’s son Patrick said on Twitter that he was “sad and mad” over the decision to exclude his dad from the tribute.

Also getting a lot of attention on social media was the omission of Ray Stevenson, whose series credits include Black Sails and Vikings.

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