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Robin Williams
Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–1982), Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career included such acclaimed films as "The World According to Garp" (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Popeye (1980), Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet (2006). He also appeared in the video "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards. On August 11, 2014, Williams was found unconscious at his residence and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marin County, California, coroner's office said they believe the cause of death was asphyxiation.

Birthday
1951-07-21
Deathday
2014-08-11 (63 years old)
Place of Birth
Chicago - Illinois - USA
Gender
Male
Also Known As :
Credits
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society (1989)
as John Keating
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
as Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
Good Morning, Vietnam
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
as Adrian Cronauer
Cadillac Man
Cadillac Man (1990)
as Joey O'Brien
Jakob the Liar
Jakob the Liar (1999)
as Jakob Heym
Patch Adams
Patch Adams (1998)
as Hunter "Patch" Adams
License to Wed
License to Wed (2007)
as Reverend Frank
World's Greatest Dad
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
as Lance Clayton
The Birdcage
The Birdcage (1996)
as Armand Goldman
Awakenings
Awakenings (1990)
as Malcolm Sayer
The Final Cut
The Final Cut (2004)
as Alan W. Hakman
Popeye
Popeye (1980)
as Popeye
The Best of Times
The Best of Times (1986)
as Jack Dundee
Toys
Toys (1992)
as Leslie Zevo
Moscow on the Hudson
Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
as Vladimir Ivanoff
Jack
Jack (1996)
as Jack Powell
What Dreams May Come
What Dreams May Come (1998)
as Chris Nielsen
Jumanji
Jumanji (1995)
as Alan Parrish
Death to Smoochy
Death to Smoochy (2002)
as Rainbow Randolph
One Hour Photo
One Hour Photo (2002)
as Seymour Parrish
Fathers' Day
Fathers' Day (1997)
as Dale Putley
RV
RV (2006)
as Bob Munro
Club Paradise
Club Paradise (1986)
as Jack Moniker
Flubber
Flubber (1997)
as Professor Philip Brainard
The Night Listener
The Night Listener (2006)
as Gabriel Noone
Man of the Year
Man of the Year (2006)
as Tom Dobbs
The Big White
The Big White (2005)
as Paul Barnell
The Survivors
The Survivors (1983)
as Donald Quinelle
Being Human
Being Human (1994)
as Hector
Seize the Day
Seize the Day (1986)
as Tommy Wilhelm
Boulevard
Boulevard (2014)
as Nolan Mack
The Tale of the Frog Prince
The Tale of the Frog Prince (1982)
as The Frog / Prince Robin
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)
as Self (archive footage)
The Fisher King
The Fisher King (1991)
as Henry Sagan Parry
Insomnia
Insomnia (2002)
as Walter Finch
Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting (1997)
as Sean Maguire
Aladdin
Aladdin (1992)
as Genie / Peddler (voice)
Hook
Hook (1991)
as Peter Banning
Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum (2006)
as Theodore Roosevelt
House of D
House of D (2004)
as Pappass
Robots
Robots (2005)
as Fender (voice)
Happy Feet Two
Happy Feet Two (2011)
as Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
Happy Feet
Happy Feet (2006)
as Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
Robin Williams, A Comedy Genius
Robin Williams, A Comedy Genius (2014)
as Himself (archive footage)
Robin Williams: Voice of an Era
Robin Williams: Voice of an Era (2019)
as Himself (archival footage)
Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors
Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors (2016)
as Himself (archive footage)
Rabbit Ears - Pecos Bill
Rabbit Ears - Pecos Bill (1988)
as Narrator (voice)
The Face of Love
The Face of Love (2013)
as Roger Stillman
Romanekian
Romanekian (2005)
as Himself
Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall
Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall (1980)
as Himself (uncredited)
Emmanuel's Gift
Emmanuel's Gift (2005)
as Self (archive footage)
August Rush
August Rush (2007)
as Maxwell "Wizard" Wallace
Nine Months
Nine Months (1995)
as Dr. Kosevich
The Big Wedding
The Big Wedding (2013)
as Father Monaghan
The Butler
The Butler (2013)
as Dwight Eisenhower
Robin's Wish
Robin's Wish (2020)
as Himself (archive footage)
Shakes the Clown
Shakes the Clown (1991)
as Mime Class Instructor
The Secret Agent
The Secret Agent (1996)
as Assassin (uncredited)
Dead Again
Dead Again (1991)
as Cozy Carlisle
Shrink
Shrink (2009)
as Holden
Noel
Noel (2004)
as Charlie Boyd / The Priest (uncredited)
But... Seriously
But... Seriously (1994)
as Himself (archive footage)
Hamlet
Hamlet (1996)
as Osric
Altman
Altman (2014)
as Himself
Aladdin on Ice
Aladdin on Ice (1995)
as Genie (voice)
Portrait of a White Marriage
Portrait of a White Marriage (1988)
as Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited)
Absolutely Anything
Absolutely Anything (2015)
as Dennis the Dog (voice)
Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses?
Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? (1977)
as Lawyer / Man with Toothache
Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero (2006)
as Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited)
Get Bruce!
Get Bruce! (1999)
as Himself
The World of Jim Henson
The World of Jim Henson (1994)
as Self (archive footage)
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
as John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited)
Friends
Friends (1994)
as Tomas
Today
Today (1952)
as Himself
Life with Bonnie
Life with Bonnie (2002)
as Kevin Powalski
The View
The View (1997)
as Self
American Idol
American Idol (2002)
as Ivan 'Bob' Poppanoff the 'Russian Idol'
Faerie Tale Theatre
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)
as The Frog / Prince Robin
The Crazy Ones
The Crazy Ones (2013)
as Simon Roberts
Eight Is Enough
Eight Is Enough (1977)
as The Circuit Breakers Member
Wilfred
Wilfred (2011)
as Dr. Eddy
L.A. Doctors
L.A. Doctors (1998)
as Hugo Kingsley
Louie
Louie (2010)
as Robin
The Larry Sanders Show
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
as Robin Williams
Wogan
Wogan (1982)
as Himself
Shrink Rap
Shrink Rap (2007)
as Himself
Comic Relief
Comic Relief (1986)
as Himself - Host
The Top Ten Revealed
The Top Ten Revealed (2018)
as Self (archive footage)