Robin Williams is to be honoured at the Emmy Awards. He rose to fame as Mork (Alien) in the television series Mork & Mindy but sadly he passed away on Monday, August, 11, 2014 at the age of sixty three and during a there will be a special segment set aside which will include tributes to him at the upcoming Emmy Event which will take palace on August 25, 2014.
His body was discovered by his personal assistant at his home in Tiburon, California after he committed suicide.
Executive producer of the star-studded ceremony Don Mischer told PEOPLE.com:
”Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion. While we are all still coming to terms with this week’s tragic news, we are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves.”
The In Memoriam section of the ceremony usually pays tribute to Hollywood stars and respected members of the film industry who died over the previous year.
At this time his family and close friends have started planning the Oscar-winning actor’s private funeral and a public memorial. A source recently said:
”Everyone is obviously just stunned that Robin committed suicide . . . his family is holed up together and beginning to make plans for a very private funeral.
”There will most likely be a public memorial to celebrate his life that his fans can be a part of.”