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Robin Williams to be Honoured at Emmys

Actor-filmmaker Billy Crystal will lead tributes to Williams, who was found dead at his home in California Aug 11 after committing suicide.

Published: 22nd August 2014 09:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd August 2014 09:50 AM   |  A+A-

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LOS ANGELES: Actor-filmmaker Billy Crystal will pay a tribute to late actor Robin Williams at the forthcoming Emmy Awards event.

The 66-year-old comedian will lead tributes to Williams, who was found dead at his home in California Aug 11 after committing suicide, during a special segment at the ceremony here Aug 25, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Don Mischer, executive producer of the ceremony, confirmed the news saying: "We felt we needed to do something powerful and memorable. Billy seemed like the perfect choice."

"Brave" hitmaker Sara Bareilles will also perform during the tribute.



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