The long list of entertainers in the Emmys 2014 In Memoriam segment had people remembering how many talented individuals were lost over the past year. The list of entertainers in 2014, had everyone thinking about the impact that television has on the world. According to the Washington Post on Monday, the passion that many entertainers have for the business touched the world of television including Robin Williams. In this award show segment there were many individuals honored, and they have left behind television shows and movies for people to enjoy for years to come.
The Emmys 2014 In Memoriam included quite a few well-known faces and was very emotional. According to Time Magazine on Monday night, Sara Bareilles sang the Charlie Chaplin classic “Smile,” as the Emmy Awards acknowledged the late James Avery, Maya Angelou, Lauren Bacall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Casey Kasem, Don Pardo, Harold Ramis, Mickey Rooney, Elaine Stritch, Shirley Temple, David Brenner and other talented individuals.
The segment ended with a special tribute to Robin Williams. Billy Crystal took a moment to share a story about the legendary comedian and offered just how special he was as a friend as well as an entertainer.
The opportunity to honor those people who have touched the lives of people who watch television probably was one of the highlights of the viewers around the world. Making the magic of television isn't just a job, but a passion and each of these individuals remembered on Monday night shared that joy with the world.
Take a look at the video clip of the Emmys 2014 In Memoriam segment. Grab a box of tissue before you start as this is an emotional segment.