Robin Williams

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
1989: John Keating - Dead Poets Society
1993: Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire - Mrs. Doubtfire
1987: Adrian Cronauer - Good Morning, Vietnam
1991: Peter Banning - Hook
1990: Joey O'Brien - Cadillac Man
1999: Andrew Martin - Bicentennial Man
1999: Jakob Heym - Jakob the Liar
1998: Hunter 'Patch' Adams - Patch Adams
2007: Reverend Frank - License to Wed
2009: Lance Clayton - World's Greatest Dad
2002: Himself - Robin Williams: Live on Broadway
1996: Armand Goldman - The Birdcage
2004: Alan W. Hakman - The Final Cut
1983: Robin Williams - Robin Williams: An Evening with Robin Williams
1986: Robin Williams - Robin Williams: Live at the Met
1982: T.S. Garp - The World According to Garp
1980: Popeye - Popeye
1986: Jack Dundee - The Best of Times
2009: Dan - Old Dogs
1984: Vladimir Ivanoff - Moscow on the Hudson
1992: Leslie Zevo - Toys
1996: Jack Charles Powell - Jack
2004: Pappass - House of D
1995: Alan Parrish - Jumanji
1998: Chris Nielsen - What Dreams May Come
2002: Rainbow Randolph - Death to Smoochy
2002: Seymour Parrish - One Hour Photo
1997: Dale Putley - Fathers' Day
2006: Bob Munro - RV
1986: Jack Moniker - Club Paradise
1997: Professor Philip Brainard - Flubber
2009: Himself - Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction
2006: Tom Dobbs - Man of the Year
2005: Fender (voice) - Robots
2005: Paul Barnell - The Big White
1983: Donald Quinelle - The Survivors
1994: Hector - Being Human
1986: Tommy Wilhelm - Seize the Day
2014: Nolan Mack - Boulevard
2014: Henry Altmann - The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
2014: Mitch Mitchler - A Merry Friggin' Christmas
1982: The Frog / Prince Robin - The Tale of the Frog Prince
2018: Himself (archive footage) - Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
1991: Henry Sagan 'Parry' - The Fisher King
2002: Walter Finch - Insomnia
1997: Sean Maguire - Good Will Hunting
1992: The Genie / The Peddler (voice) - Aladdin
1990: Dr. Malcolm Sayer - Awakenings
2006: Gabriel Noone - The Night Listener
2011: Ramon / Lovelace (voice) - Happy Feet Two
2006: Ramon / Lovelace (voice) - Happy Feet
1991: Narrator - Rabbit Ears - The Fool and the Flying Ship
1982: Himself - Host - E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors
2014: Robin Williams, un génie de la comédie
1978: Himself - Robin Williams: Off the Wall
2019: Himself (archival footage) - Robin Williams: Voice of an Era
2014: Himself - Robin Williams Remembered
2016: Self (archive footage) - Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors
2013: Roger - The Face of Love
1996: Genie (voice) - Aladdin and the King of Thieves
1999: Himself (uncredited) - Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly
2005: Himself - Romanekian
1980: (uncredited) - Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall
1986: Himself - Max Headroom's Giant Christmas Turkey
2006: Theodore Roosevelt - Night at the Museum
1992: Batty Koda (voice) - FernGully: The Last Rainforest
2014: Theodore Roosevelt - Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
2016: Himself - Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People
2005: Himself - Emmanuel's Gift
1993: A Tribute to Sam Kinison
2007: Himself - AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino
2007: Maxwell Wizard Wallace - August Rush
1991: Doctor Cozy Carlisle - Dead Again
2009: Theodore Roosevelt - Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2007: Certifiably Jonathan
2008: Himself - Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen
2007: Elton 60: Live at Madison Square Garden
2005: Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions
1995: Dr. Kosevich - Nine Months
1994: The Father - In Search of Dr. Seuss
2012: Himself - Persistence of Vision
2008: Himself - Dreams with Sharp Teeth
1989: Robin - Back to Neverland
2004: himself - The Tour Baby
2001: Dr. Know (voice) - A.I. Artificial Intelligence
2004: Charlie Boyd - Noel
2013: Father Monaghan - The Big Wedding
1991: Mime Class Instructor - Shakes the Clown
1996: Assassin (uncredited) - The Secret Agent
1998: George Martin: In My Life
1996: Osric - Hamlet
2009: Holden - Shrink
1986: Albert Einstein - Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show
2002: Himself - The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Awards Show Program Special: Live in Stereo
1994: Himself (archive footage) - But... Seriously
2014: Himself - All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State
1989: I'm from Hollywood
1991: The Kiwi - A Wish for Wings That Work
2013: Himself - Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
1986: The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion
1997: Mel - Deconstructing Harry
2013: Dwight Eisenhower - The Butler
2010: Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible
2014: Himself - 3 Still Standing
2013: Himself - Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale
1988: King of the Moon - The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
2014: Himself - Altman
2008: Himself - History of the Joke
1988: Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited) - Portrait of a White Marriage
2007: Himself - Bienvenue à Cannes
2015: Dennis the Dog (voice) - Absolutely Anything
1992: Himself - The Return of Spinal Tap
2010: Himself - Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)
1977: Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses?
2008: We Are Most Amused
2003: Himself - Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!!
1990: The Earth Day Special
2002: The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch
1989: Himself - Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary
1979: Himself/Mork - Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall
1995: The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
2006: Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited) - Everyone's Hero
2015: Himself (archive footage) - Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon
2007: Himself - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
1999: Get Bruce!
2005: Himself - The Aristocrats
1995: John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited) - To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
2014: And the Oscar Goes To...

TV CREDITS:
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
1994: Tomas - Friends
1952: Today
1983: Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
2002: Kevin Powalski - Life with Bonnie
1997: The View
1996: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
1962: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
2005: Mind of Mencia
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1978: Mork - Mork & Mindy
1977: The Richard Pryor Show
1974: Happy Days
1993: Robert Ellison - Homicide: Life on the Street
1993: Late Night with Conan O'Brien
1988: Whose Line Is It Anyway?
1968: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
2001: Good Day Live
1953: The Academy Awards
1994: Inside the Actors Studio
2007: Himself - The Graham Norton Show
2003: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
1999: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999: The Early Show
2002: American Idol
1995: MADtv
1982: The Frog / Prince Robin - Faerie Tale Theatre
1979: Mork - Out of the Blue
2003: Celebrities Uncensored
2005: Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg
2006: Himself - VH1 Rock Honors
2009: Alan Carr: Chatty Man
1996: Clive Anderson All Talk
1982: The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour
2013: Simon Roberts - The Crazy Ones
2008: The Bonnie Hunt Show
1975: Saturday Night Live
1977: Eight Is Enough
1992: Robin Williams - The Larry Sanders Show
1998: Hugo Kingsley - L.A. Doctors
2011: Dr. Eddy - Wilfred
2010: Robin - Louie
1982: Mork - The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour
1982: Himself - Wogan
1992: Himself - Terry Wogan's Friday Night
2007: Himself - Shrink Rap
1986: Himself - Host - Comic Relief
2003: Himself - Real Time with Bill Maher