No “In Memoriam” Tribute To Abe Vigoda At The 2016 Oscar Awards

Photo of Abe Vigoda (Courtesy: ABC Television/Wikipedia/MGN)
Photo of Abe Vigoda (Courtesy: ABC Television/Wikipedia/MGN)

New York (ABC News) –  Dave Grohl played “Blackbird” during a really touching In Memoriam tribute at last night’s Oscars.

Some of the names mentioned during the performance included Alan Rickman and David Bowie, but one name was noticeably missing from the list.

Read: Abe Vigoda Dead at 94: Remembering His Most Famous Roles

Related: Oscars 2016: Top 5 Moments From the Show

Abe Vigoda, who died in January at the age of 94, starred in “The Godfather” and “Look Who’s Talking.” He also appeared in various TV shows including “Barney Miller.” Vigoda was left off the In Memoriam tribute — and he wasn’t the only one.

Juliette Lewis tweeted that her father Geoffrey, who passed last April, was not mentioned.

“My dad #GeoffreyLewis was beloved and contributed over 220 roles in film and tv,” she wrote, adding that maybe The Academy can include him next year.

The Academy hasn’t immediately responded to ABC News’ request for comment.

Last year, Joan Rivers who was left out of the tribute, to which The Academy responded, “Joan Rivers is among the many worthy artists and filmmakers we were unfortunately unable to feature in the In Memoriam segment of this year’s Oscar show. She is, however, included in our In Memoriam gallery on Oscar.com.”

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