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Where Was Estelle Getty?

Did we miss it, or was the Golden girl was notably absent from the Oscar’s remembrance of those we lost?

By:           editor editor
On:           Feb 23, 2009
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  • 9 Comments
    • Erick
      Erick

      Did she do many movies? Almost all Ive seen of her work is on TV. Same with Ertha Kit.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 1:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • D Krolak
      D Krolak

      Yes she did several movies…she was in Tootsie for godsake! And Stuart Little, Mannequin, and Mask…

      Feb 23, 2009 at 7:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sebbe
      Sebbe

      Don’t forget “Stop or My Mom Will Shoot”!!

      I’ve always wondered this, do they have to be a member of the academy to be listed? Seems like there is always someone they are leaving out.

      RIP – Estelle Getty

      Feb 23, 2009 at 7:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hardmannyc
      hardmannyc

      With all due respect, she wasn’t a big movie star, much better known for tv work. still probably should have been there.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 9:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sebbe
      Sebbe

      Its not about being a big movie star though, they show many people that many have not even heard of, especially those that work behind the scenes.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 9:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andy P.
      Andy P.

      They missed Harvey Korman too.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 10:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • flightoftheseabird
      flightoftheseabird

      She will get her tribute at the Emmys.

      @Andy P.: And I thought I saw Harvery Korman.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 10:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ken
      Ken

      I believe one is listed only if they were an Academy member or Oscar nominee/winner

      Feb 23, 2009 at 11:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mykel
      Mykel

      Ken is correct; they must be a member of the Academy or have been nominated. Only a handful of film industry folks are invited to become members in a given year, as the Academy likes to keep a voting number easy to manage.

      Feb 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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