Emmys 2019: In Memoriam to honor Doris Day, Tim Conway, Valerie Harper and which other TV legends?

The special “In Memoriam” segment on the 2019 Emmy Awards ceremony will be especially tearful this year. Beloved television legends Tim Conway, Doris Day, Bob Einstein, Valerie Harper, Katherine Helmond, Peggy Lipton, Penny Marshall, Luke Perry, John Singleton and Rip Torn will certainly be just a few people honored with in a musical tribute performed by pop star Halsey.

Let’s take a look back at these TV icons as well as over 60 others who have died since mid-September last year. Many will be included in the memoriam for the live Emmys ceremony for Fox on September 22.

Tim Conway died on May 14 at age 85. The comedy legend won six Emmy Awards during his lengthy career, including four for “The Carol Burnett Show,” one for “Coach” and one for “30 Rock.” He was inducted into the TV Academy Hall of Fame in 2002.

Legendary singer and actress Doris Day died on May 13 at age 97. She received an Oscar nomination for “Pillow Talk” and also starred in films “The Man Who Knew Too Much,” “Lover Come Back,” “Send Me No Flowers,” “The Pajama Game” and more. She starred for five years on “The Doris Day Show” for CBS. She received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 1989 Golden Globe Awards.

Comedian and actor Bob Einstein died on January 2 at age 76. He was most recently known for playing Larry David’s friend on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He began his career by winning an Emmy Award as part of the writing staffs of “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” and “Van Dyke and Company.” He was also well known for his role as Super Dave Osborne on various comedy programs and talk shows.

Valerie Harper died on August 30 at age 80. She won three Emmy Awards for playing neighbor Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and then won another as a lead actress on “Rhoda.” She was also nominated at the Tonys for “Looped” in 2010.

Actress Katherine Helmond died on February 23 at age 89. She was best known for her long-running roles on “Soap” and “Who’s the Boss?.” She also had recurring characters on “Coach” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.” She was a seven-time Emmy nominee and had one Tony Award nomination.

Actress Peggy Lipton died on May 11 at age 72. She was best known for her role on “The Mod Squad,” which brought her four Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe win. Another fan-favorite role was as Norma Jennings on “Twin Peaks.”

Actress and director Penny Marshall died December 17 at age 75. She became one of the biggest stars on TV in the 1970s and early 1980s with “Laverne and Shirley.” She then directed such blockbuster films as “Big,” “A League of Their Own” and “Awakenings.”

Actor Luke Perry died on March 4 at age 52. He was best known for long-running roles on “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Riverdale.” He will also appear in the Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” in late 2019.

Filmmaker John Singleton died at age 51 on April 29. He was nominated at the Oscars for directing and writing of the 1991 film “Boyz n the Hood.” Other movies in his career included “Poetic Justice,” “Higher Learning,” “Shaft” and “2 Fast 2 Furious.”

Actor Rip Torn died at age 88 on July 9. He was an Emmy winner for “The Larry Sanders Show” among his nine nominations. He was also an Oscar nominee for the 1983 film “Cross Creek.” Other movies included “Men in Black,” “Defending Your Life” and “Marie Antoinette.”

And here are others who might be featured in the tribute this weekend:

Paul Allen (executive)
Kaye Ballard (actor)
Ken Berry (actor)
Eunetta Boone (writer/producer)
Philip Bosco (actor)
Cameron Boyce (actor)
Seymour Cassel (actor)
Carol Channing (actor)
Martin Charnin (composer)
Randall Christensen (costume designer)
Roy Clark (host/actor)
William J. Creber (production designer)
Daryl Dragon (musician/host)
Georgia Engel (actor)
Richard Erdman (actor)
James Emswiller (sound mixer)
John Falsey (writer/producer)
Albert Finney (actor)
Peter Fonda (actor)
Jim Fowler (host)
Eddie Foy III (casting director)
James Frawley (director)
Steve Golin (executive/producer)
David Hedison (actor)
Stephen Hillenburg (animator)
Ricky Jay (actor)
Arte Johnson (actor)
James Karen (actor)
Ken Kercheval (actor)
Lew Klein (producer)
Christopher Knopf (writer)
Nicholas V. Korda (sound editor)
Maury Laws (composer)
Stan Lee (executive)
Michel Legrand (composer)
Charles Levin (actor)
Katherine MacGregor (actor)
Peggy McKay (actor)
Ron Miller (executive)
Donald Moffat (actor)
George Morfogen (actor)
Louisa Moritz (actor)
John Llewellyn Moxey (director)
David Picker (Executive/Producer)
Gregg Rudloff (sound mixer)
Kristoff St. John (actor)
Alvin Sargent (writer)
Sid Sheinberg (executive)
Ken Swofford (actor)
Russi Taylor (actor)
Peter Tork (actor)
Gloria Vanderbilt (costume designer)
Jan-Michael Vincent (actor)
Will Vinton (animator)
Ken Welch (composer)
Nancy Wilson (actor/singer)
Scott Wilson (actor)
William Wittliff (writer)
Morgan Woodward (actor)
Max Wright (actor)
Franco Zeffirelli (director)

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