(LOS ANGELES) -- The "In Memoriam" segment that aired during Sunday's Emmy Awards telecast omitted a few notable celebrity deaths from the past year. Entertainment Weekly points out that Grease and Taxi star Jeff Conaway, Len "Uncle Leo" Lesser of Seinfeld fame and The Cosby Show actress Clarice Taylor were not included in the video.
The TV Academy has a general statement on its official website regarding omissions from the annual segment. It writes, "Unfortunately, due to inevitable time limitations, the producers of the telecast are not able to include all of the worthy television professionals who have passed away from year to year." The Academy also notes that all TV professionals who have died in the past year are listed in its "In Memoriam" database.
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