Oscars 2015: Academy addresses Joan Rivers' 'In Memoriam' absence

February 23, 2015 8:51 PM

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"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."

Rivers, who died at age 81 in September, was best known as a comedian and TV personality, though she appeared in a number of films. In a 2010 documentary about her, Rivers expressed frustration at not being recognized for her acting accomplishments. "My career is an actress' career," she said. "And ...

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