Robin Williams

Biography

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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.

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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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 153

Birthday 1951-07-21

Day of Death 2014-08-11

Place of Birth Chicago - Illinois - USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.robinwilliams.com/

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People as Himself
2015 Absolutely Anything as Dennis (voice)
2015 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Himself
2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb as Theodore Roosevelt
2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas as Mitch
2014 3 Still Standing
2014 Altman
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Henry Altmann
2014 All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State as Himself
2014 Boulevard as Nolan Mack
2013 Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale
2013 The Face of Love as Roger
2013 The Crazy Ones(22 episodes) as Simon Roberts
2013 The Butler as Dwight Eisenhower
2013 The Big Wedding as Father Monaghan
2012 Persistence of Vision as Himself
2011 Happy Feet Two as Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
2011 Wilfred(1 episode) as Dr. Eddy
2010 Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible as himself
2010 Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) as Himself
2010 Louie(1 episode) as Robin
2009 Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction as Himself
2009 Old Dogs as Dan
2009 World's Greatest Dad as Lance Clayton
2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man(1 episode)
2009 Shrink as Holden
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Theodore Roosevelt
2008 Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen as Himself
2008 We Are Most Amused
2008 The Bonnie Hunt Show(1 episode)
2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth as Himself
2008 History of the Joke as Himself
2007 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project as Himself
2007 August Rush as Maxwell Wizard Wallace
2007 License to Wed as Reverend Frank
2007 Certifiably Jonathan as Himself
2006 Happy Feet as Ramon / Lovelace
2006 Night at the Museum as Theodore Roosevelt
2006 Man of the Year as Tom Dobbs
2006 Everyone's Hero as Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited)
2006 VH1 Rock Honors(1 episode) as Himself
2006 RV as Bob Munro
2006 The Night Listener as Gabriel Noone
2005 Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg(1 episode)
2005 The Big White as Paul Barnell
2005 Emmanuel's Gift as Himself
2005 Mind of Mencia(1 episode)
2005 House of D as Pappass
2005 Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions
2005 Robots as Fender (voice)
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2004 Noel as Charlie Boyd
2004 The Final Cut as Alan W. Hakman
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(3 episodes)
2003 Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! as Himself
2002 Life with Bonnie(1 episode) as Kevin Powalski
2002 One Hour Photo as Seymour Parrish
2002 Robin Williams: Live on Broadway as Himself
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2002 Insomnia as Walter Finch
2002 Death to Smoochy as Rainbow Randolph
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch as Hans Hankie
2001 Good Day Live(2 episodes)
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence as Dr. Know (voice)
1999 Bicentennial Man as Andrew Martin
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 Jakob the Liar as Jakob Heym
1999 Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly as Himself (uncredited)
1999 Get Bruce! as Himself
1998 Patch Adams as Hunter 'Patch' Adams
1998 George Martin: In My Life
1998 What Dreams May Come as Chris Nielsen
1998 L.A. Doctors(1 episode) as Hugo Kingsley
1997 Good Will Hunting as Sean Maguire
1997 Flubber as Professor Philip Brainard
1997 Deconstructing Harry as Mel
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Fathers' Day as Dale Putley
1996 Hamlet as Osric
1996 The Secret Agent as Assassin (uncredited)
1996 Clive Anderson All Talk(1 episode)
1996 Jack as Jack Charles Powell
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves as Genie
1996 The Birdcage as Armand Goldman
1995 Jumanji as Alan Parrish
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar as John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited)
1995 Nine Months as Dr. Kosevich
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss as The Father
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Tomas
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Being Human as Hector
1994 But... Seriously
1993 Mrs. Doubtfire as Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(4 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode) as Robert Ellison
1992 Toys as Leslie Zevo
1992 Aladdin as Genie (voice)
1992 The Larry Sanders Show(2 episodes) as Robin Williams
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(6 episodes)
1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest as Batty Koda (voice)
1992 The Timekeeper as Timekeeper (voice)
1991 A Wish for Wings That Work as The Kiwi
1991 Hook as Peter Banning
1991 The Fisher King as Henry Sagan 'Parry'
1991 Dead Again as Doctor Cozy Carlisle
1991 Rabbit Ears - The Fool and the Flying Ship as Narrator
1991 Shakes the Clown as Mime Class Instructor
1990 Awakenings as Dr. Malcolm Sayer
1990 Cadillac Man as Joey O'Brien
1990 The Earth Day Special
1989 I'm from Hollywood as Himself
1989 Dead Poets Society as John Keating
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as King of the Moon (as Ray D. Tutto)
1988 Whose Line Is It Anyway?(1 episode)
1987 Good Morning, Vietnam as Adrian Cronauer
1986 Seize the Day as Tommy Wilhelm
1986 Robin Williams: A Night at the Met as Robin Williams
1986 Club Paradise as Jack Moniker
1986 The Best Of Times as Jack Dundee
1984 Robin Williams: An Evening With, Live And Uncensored
1984 Moscow on the Hudson as Vladimir Ivanoff
1983 The Survivors as Donald Quinelle
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)
1982 The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour(1 episode) as Mork
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)
1982 The World According to Garp as T.S. Garp
1982 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1982 Robin Williams: An Evening with Robin Williams as Robin Williams
1980 Popeye as Popeye
1979 Out of the Blue(1 episode) as Mork
1979 Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall as Himself/Mork
1978 Mork & Mindy(96 episodes) as Mork
1977 The Richard Pryor Show(9 episodes)
1977 Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? as himself
1977 Eight Is Enough(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(3 episodes)
1974 Happy Days(2 episodes)
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(145 episodes)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(1 episode)
1952 Today(2 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(7 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Robin Williams
1900 Jakob the Liar as Jakob
1900 Rabbit Ears Productions(0 episodes)
1900 The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special... Liv(0 episodes)
1900 Great Minds Think for Themselves(0 episodes) as The Genie
1900 Robin Williams: Live on Broadway(0 episodes)

Writing

2009 Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction … Writer
2002 Robin Williams: Live on Broadway … Writer
1986 Robin Williams: A Night at the Met … Writer

Production

1993 Mrs. Doubtfire … Producer
1900 Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction(0 episodes) … Producer

Creator

1900 Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction … Creator

Directing

1978 Mork & Mindy(1 episode) … Director

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