Robin Williams



Actor Date of Birth: July 21, 1951


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.



Place of Birth: Chicago - Illinois - USA




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Robin Williams honoured with meadow named after him in San Francisco
Robin Williams honoured with meadow named after him in San Francisco

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The grassy stretch in Golden Gate Park was the site of an annual Comedy Day that counted Williams among its regular supporters. During a San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission meeting debating the rechristening, a series of comedians who had...

San Francisco names Golden Gate Park meadow in honor of Robin Williams
San Francisco names Golden Gate Park meadow in honor of Robin Williams

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SAN FRANCISCO — A meadow in San Francisco's expansive Golden Gate Park has been named after the late comedian and actor Robin Williams. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the effort to rename the grassy lawn on the east end of Golden Gate Park was...

San Francisco names meadow in honor of Robin Williams
San Francisco names meadow in honor of Robin Williams

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A seaplane flies over the Golden Gate Bridge Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in this view from the Marin Headlands near Sausalito, Calif. In the background the San Francisco skyline is bare visible in near 100 degree heat. Dozens of cooling centers opened ...and...

San Francisco Names Golden Gate Park Meadow in Honor of Comedian Robin Williams
San Francisco Names Golden Gate Park Meadow in Honor of Comedian Robin Williams

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San Francisco Names Golden Gate Park Meadow in Honor of Comedian Robin Williams. “We will forever remember him fondly and the Robin Williams Meadow will be a lasting testament to his legacy,” said late Mayor Lee. By NBC Bay Area staff. Published at 1...

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