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Robin Williams to be honoured at Emmys

By AP Reporter

Robin Williams will receive a "meaningful" remembrance at this month's Emmy Awards, it was revealed yesterday.

Awards show producer Don Mischer said plans for the Los Angeles ceremony's traditional "in memoriam" sequence were being discussed.

He said organisers of the Emmy Awards – the TV world's Oscars – were still coming to terms with the Good Morning, Vietnam and Mrs Doubtfire star's death, but intended to give him the tribute he deserved.

Williams (63) was found dead in his home in Tiburon, in California's San Francisco Bay area, on Monday. His wife, Susan Schneider, revealed that Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died, but had not made the diagnosis pu blic.

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