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Robin Williams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

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Jul 21, 1951 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22
Latest Project:
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People 2016-06-15
Known For
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of American Idol
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People Himself 2016-06-15
Movie Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Movie Absolutely Anything Dennis the Dog (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Henry Altmann 2014-05-23
Movie All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State Himself 2014-04-28
Movie Altman Himself 2014-08-01
Movie Boulevard Nolan Mack 2014-04-20
Movie Robin Williams, A Comedy Genius 2014-09-09
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Theodore Roosevelt 2014-12-17
Movie A Merry Friggin' Christmas Mitch Mitchler 2014-11-07
Movie 3 Still Standing Himself 2014-10-04
Movie The Big Wedding Father Monaghan 2013-04-25
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-04-23
Movie The Butler Dwight Eisenhower 2013-08-16
Series The Crazy Ones Simon Roberts 2013-09-26
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale Himself 2013-12-11
Movie The Face of Love Roger 2013-10-25
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie Persistence of Vision Himself 2012-10-04
Series Wilfred Dr. Eddy 2011-06-23
Movie Happy Feet Two Ramon / Lovelace (voice) 2011-11-17
Movie Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) Himself 2010-10-26
Series Louie Robin 2010-06-29
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible 2010-11-14
Movie Shrink Holden 2009-06-08
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Theodore Roosevelt 2009-05-20
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Movie Old Dogs Dan 2009-11-24
Movie World's Greatest Dad Lance Clayton 2009-08-20
Movie Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction Himself 2009-12-06
Movie History of the Joke Himself 2008-02-28
Movie Dreams with Sharp Teeth Himself 2008-06-04
Movie Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen Himself 2008-12-16
Movie We Are Most Amused 2008-11-12
Movie Elton 60: Live At Madison Square Garden 2007-03-29
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie License to Wed Reverend Frank 2007-07-04
Movie Certifiably Jonathan 2007-03-01
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
Movie August Rush Maxwell Wizard Wallace 2007-11-21
Movie Cannes: All Access Himself 2007-10-27
Series VH1 Rock Honors Himself 2006-05-31
Movie The Night Listener Gabriel Noone 2006-02-12
Movie RV Bob Munro 2006-04-28
Movie Everyone's Hero Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited) 2006-09-15
Movie Man of the Year Tom Dobbs 2006-10-09
Movie Happy Feet Ramon / Lovelace the Guru (voice) 2006-11-16
Movie Night at the Museum Theodore Roosevelt 2006-10-20
Series Mind of Mencia Unknown 2005-07-06
Movie The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Movie Robots Fender (voice) 2005-03-10
Movie Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions 2005-03-29
Movie Romanekian Himself 2005-09-13
Movie The Big White Paul Barnell 2005-10-27
Movie Emmanuel's Gift Himself 2005-10-21
Movie House of D Pappass 2004-05-07
Movie Noel Charlie Boyd 2004-11-12
Movie The Final Cut Alan W. Hakman 2004-10-15
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Death to Smoochy Rainbow Randolph 2002-03-28
Movie Insomnia Walter Finch 2002-05-24
Movie The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch 2002-01-01
Movie One Hour Photo Seymour Parrish 2002-08-21
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Life with Bonnie Kevin Powalski 2002-09-17
Movie Robin Williams: Live on Broadway Himself 2002-07-14
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Dr. Know (voice) 2001-06-29
Movie Jakob the Liar Jakob Heym 1999-09-16
Movie Bicentennial Man Andrew Martin 1999-12-17
Movie George Martin: In My Life 1998-11-12
Movie What Dreams May Come Chris Nielsen 1998-10-02
Movie Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire 1997-12-05
Movie Aladdin and the King of Thieves Genie (voice) 1996-05-20
Movie The Birdcage Armand Goldman 1996-03-08
Movie Jack Jack Charles Powell 1996-08-09
Movie Hamlet Osric 1996-12-25
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie Nine Months Dr. Kosevich 1995-07-12
Movie To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt 1995-09-07
Movie Jumanji Alan Parrish 1995-12-15
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Movie In Search of Dr. Seuss The Father 1994-11-06
Movie Being Human Hector 1994-05-06
Movie Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire 1993-11-24
Movie FernGully: The Last Rainforest Batty Koda (voice) 1992-04-10
Movie Toys Leslie Zevo 1992-12-18
Movie Aladdin The Genie / The Peddler (voice) 1992-11-25
Movie Shakes the Clown Mime Class Instructor 1991-08-28
Movie Hook Peter Banning 1991-12-11
Movie Awakenings Dr. Malcolm Sayer 1990-12-04
Movie Dead Poets Society John Keating 1989-06-02
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer 1987-12-23
Movie The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion 1986-03-01
Movie Moscow on the Hudson Vladimir Ivanoff 1984-06-04
Movie The Survivors Donald Quinelle 1983-06-24
Movie The Tale of the Frog Prince The Frog / Prince Robin 1982-09-11
Movie E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors Himself - Host 1982-12-24
Series Mork & Mindy Mork 1978-09-14
Series The Richard Pryor Show 1977-09-13
Movie Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? 1977-08-01
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22