Robin Williams, the stand-up comic, television actor, and acclaimed hit-making big screen actor, has died at the age of 63. He was found in his home and apparently had been battling depression lately.
Williams was known for his comedic and dramatic turns in film - performing in films as diverse as Walt Disney's Aladdin and Mrs. Doubtfire to Awakenings and What Dreams My Come. He received best actor Oscar nominations: Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, and The Fisher King. He won the best supporting actor Oscar for Good Will Hunting (1997).
Williams was a writer and performer on "The Richard Pryor Show" (1977). His breakout role was as the alien "Mork" for four seasons on the ABC sitcom, "Mork & Mindy," for which he earned an Emmy nomination.
In addition to his Oscar, Williams won two Emmy Awards and several Golden Globe and Grammy Awards.
Williams is survived by a wife and three children. Negromancer sends condolences to Mr. Williams' family and friends. R.I.P. Robin Williams.
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Robin Williams' Wikipedia page is here.
Robin Williams' IMDb page is here.