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Robin Williams
Williams at the premiere of Happy Feet Two in 2011
Birth nameRobin McLaurin Williams
Born21 Julie 1951(1951-07-21)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd11 August 2014(2014-08-11) (aged 63)
Paradise Cay, California, U.S.
MediumStand-up, film, television
Years active1976–2014
GenresCharacter comedy, physical comedy, improvisational comedy, satire / political satire, observational comedy, blue comedy
SpooseValerie Velardi
(1978–1988; 1 child)
Marsha Garces Williams
(1989–2008; 2 children)
Susan Schneider
(2011–2014; his death)
Academy Awairds
Best Supporting Actor
1997 Good Will Hunting
Emmy Awairds
Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
1987 Carol and Carl and Whoopi and Robin
1988 ABC Presents A Royal Gala
Gowden Globe Awairds
Best Actor – TV Series Musical or Comedy
1978 Mork & Mindy
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
1991 The Fisher King
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
Special Achievement Award
1992 Aladdin
Cecil B. Demille Award
Grammy Awairds
Best Comedy Recording
1980 Reality...What a Concept
ABC Presents A Royal Gala
A Night at the Met
Good Morning, Vietnam
Robin Williams - Live 2002
Best Spoken World Album
Live 2002
Screen Actors Guild Awairds
Outstanding Performance by a Cast - Motion Picture
1996 The Birdcage
Best Supporting Actor
Good Will Hunting

Robin McLaurin Williams (Julie 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) wis an American staund-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, sangster, dancer, vyce airtist, an comedian. Becomin kenspeckle wi his role as Mork in Mork & Mindy, Williams went on tae establish a successfu career in baith staund-up comedy an featur film actin. His film career includes sic acclaimit films as Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), an Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes sic as Popeye (1980), Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), an Happy Feet (2006). He ktyhed in the muisic video for "Don't Worry, Be Happy" bi Bobby McFerrin an aw.

Nominatit for the Academy Award for Best Actor thrice, Williams went on tae receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He haes receivit twa Emmy Awairds, fower Golden Globes, twa Screen Actors Guild Awards an five Grammy Awards an aw.[2][3]

Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Williams wis born Robin McLaurin Williams[4][5] in Chicago, Illinois on Julie 21, 1951.[6]

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

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On August 11, 2014, efter a lang history o severe depression, Williams committed suicide at his home in Paradise Cay, California.[7][8]

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Reality... What a Concept (1979)
  • Throbbing Python of Love (1983)
  • A Night at the Met (1986)
  • Pecos Bill (1988)
  • Live 2002 (2002)
  • Weapons of Self Destruction (2010)

Williams appeared in the muisic video o Bobby McFerrin's hit 1988 sang "Don't Worry, Be Happy."[9] He teamit wi McFerrin again tae record a kiver o The Beatles' "Come Together" for the 1998 George Martin album In My Life.

He made a cameo in Cobra Starship's video "You Make Me Feel..." alang wi his dochter Zelda Williams.[10]

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  1. "Free Time | Caliendo hopes 'Frank TV' makes good first impression". Pantagraph.com. Archived frae the original on 7 September 2012. Retrieved 1 Julie 2012.
  2. Thomas, Mike (24 Februar 2002). "A nose for laughs". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  3. McMullen, Marion (5 October 2002). "Article: Weekend TV: Star profile. (Features)". Coventry Evening Telegraph. Archived frae the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  4. According to the Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005; at http://www.ancestry.com/
  5. The official Michigan social register, 1967, Virginia F. Searcy
  6. Sources conflict. The print biographies The Life and Humor of Robin Williams: A Biography and Robin Williams: A Biography give his birth year as 1952. The Robin Williams Scrapbook also gives a birth year as 1952, as does Encyclopædia Britannica. Williams refers to himself as being "55" in an interview published July 4, 2007. Monk, Katherine (4 Julie 2007). "Marriage 101 with Robin Williams". Canada.com. Archived frae the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 2 Januar 2014. He also verifies his date of birth as July 21, 1951 in a fansite interview: Stuurman, Linda. RWF talks with Robin Williams: Proost!, May 25, 2008.
  7. "Death Certificate Indicates Robin Williams Cremated, Ashes Scattered In San Francisco Bay". CBS Local. 21 August 2014. Archived frae the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  8. Itzkoff, Dave; Fitzsimmons, Emma G.; Weber, Bruce (11 August 2014). "Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Comedian, Dies at 63". The New York Times. Archived frae the original on 7 Januar 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  9. "Bobby McFerrin Homepage". Bobbymcferrin.com. Archived frae the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
  10. "Cobra Starship's 'You Make Me Feel ...' On the set of the new clip, Gabe Saporta explains how a magic photo booth tells a universal story". MTV.com. Retrieved 28 Juin 2011.

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