A key part of every Oscar telecast is the annual montage celebrating the lives of great artists we lost in the last calendar year. Inevitably this segment moves us to tears ... and at least one or two “Wait, what happened to ______?”s. 2019, alas, was no exception.

While Stan Lee, Milos Forman, Penny Marshall, and Albert Finney were all honored by this year’s Academy Awards, the following filmmakers were all left out. Here are a few of the famous faces and names we were hoping to see on the Oscars, who didn’t make the cut:

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