TRIBUTE In a not-so-surprising situation, Robert Blake, the
late actor famously accused of shooting his second wife,
has been removed from the Oscar In Memoriam tribute.
Sunday's broadcast of the annual awards ceremony
featured many of John Travolta's names with a song by
Lenny Kravitz. but Robert's name and contributions to the
industry were conspicuously absent. Robert's Hollywood
career spanned 5 decades with starring in numerous films.
most notably his starring role in In Cold Blood, as well as
other films such as Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Lost
Highway. At the beginning of the show, Jimmy Kimmel joked
that the audience could vote to include Blake in the tribute.
but no bones for Robert. It goes without saying that actress
Charli Dean, who starred in Triangle of Sadness, was not
included in the broadcast tribute, although she was featured