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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Walker and Other Stars Honored at the Oscars

March 3, 2014 (7:38 am) GMT
The 'Capote' actor, the 'Fast and Furious' star and James Gandolfini are among stars who are honored during In Memoriam section at the 2014 Academy Awards.
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Walker and Other Stars Honored at the Oscars

Audience members paid tribute to late stars at the 2014 Academy Awards which took place at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2. During In Memoriam section, some stars such as , , , , film critic Roger Ebert, child actress Shirley Temple Black and "Harry Potter" actor Richard Griffiths were remembered.

Hoffman passed away last month due to drug overdose at the age of 46. His notable works included "", "", "" and "". Walker, who is popular for his role in "Fast and Furious" movies, died in a fiery car crash in December, while Gandolfini who took part in "The Sopranos" passed away in Italy after having a heart attack.

"Ghostbusters" actor Harold Ramis who passed away in late February was also included in the tribute. , who co-starred in some movies with the late star, paid tribute while he was on stage to present the best cinematography award with . After the nominees were announced, he added, "We forgot one. Harold Ramis, for 'Caddyshack', 'Ghostbusters' and 'Groundhog Day'."

Hoffman was the last name which was mentioned in the clip. closed out the tribute with a beautiful performance of "Wind Beneath My Wings".





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