Farrah Fawcett, Bea Arthur
Why weren't Farrah Fawcett and Bea Arthur included in the "In Memoriam" package on Sunday's Oscars telecast?
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Academy spokesperson Penny Melidonian pointed out that both actresses were better known for television. "We cannot include everyone," she said.
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Sunday's show also included a separate tribute to director John Hughes. Fawcett, who is best known for her role on TV's Charlie's Angels, also appeared in such films as Man of the House and The Apostle. Golden Girl Arthur's film career included For Better or Worse and Mame.