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Each year we tune in to the Oscars to see the stars get dressed to the nines and celebrate the year's finest achievements in film. This memorial site is dedicated to Oscar winners and nominees – the actors, directors, screenwriters and others honored by or associated with the Academy Awards.
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The Academy Awards: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Richard Williams

Richard Williams was the pioneering animation director on the 1988 movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” The feature film was one of the first to effortlessly blend live actors with animated characters. Williams won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects on the film, and also a Special Achievement Academy Award. Williams created many title sequences for movies including two of Peter Seller’s “Pink Panther” films. We invite you to share condolences for Richard Williams in our Guest Book. Read...
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