How Billy Crystal will Honor Robin Williams at the 2014 Emmys

PHOTO: Robin Williams and Billy Crystal walk the red carpet before a gala on August 4, 2012 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Robin Williams is getting the tribute the comedic legend deserves.

His very dear friend Billy Crystal will be honoring the late icon at this year's 66th Emmy Awards on Monday night.

Williams died last week at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide.

Read: How the 66th Emmy Awards Show Will Honor Robin Williams

Related: Actor Robin Williams Is Dead at 63 of Suspected Suicide

"We felt we needed to do something powerful and memorable. Billy seemed like the perfect choice," said Emmys producer Don Mischer, according to E! News.

This announcement comes after Mischer revealed last week that something for Williams was definitely in the works.

"Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion," Mischer, told ABC News via a statement. "We are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves."

Williams was no stranger to the Emmy Awards, having been nominated eight times and winning twice.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are set to air Aug. 25 on NBC.

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