While we celebrated film’s crowning achievements at the 2014 Oscars last night, it’s important to remember the talents that we’ve lost over this past year. Last night’s Academy Awards In Memorium Tribute featured 47 names, including James Gandolfini, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Peter O’Toole, Paul Walker and Shirley Temple.
In many ways, it was a tragic year for film, with a number of artists leaving well before their time. It was certainly a poignant moment as the tribute closed with lingering portrait of Phillip Seymour Hoffman. A few notable names didn’t make it into the piece. ‘Glee’ star, Cory Monteith, former ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ star, James Avery, and the prolific author, Tom Clancy went unacknowledged.
Watch the full tribute below: