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Robin Williams | 1951-2014

Robin Williams, who rose to fame on television as a memorable alien in "Mork & Mindy" and went on to become an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide. His death shocked the nation, prompting an outpouring of grief and tributes from his costars and from President Obama.

  • Readers React
Robin Williams and a discussion on depression

The details of Robin Williams' death should not be covered up

The suicide of comedian Robin Williams has sparked questions about whether the public has a right to know all the sordid details.

  • Arts & Culture
Robin Williams: A comic actor with classical training

  • Critic's Notebook
Robin Williams ran a comedy marathon at a sprint

Robin Williams' fast-paced comedy may have been at its best when he was a guest of Johnny Carson and, later, Craig Ferguson.

  • Appreciation
Robin Williams seized the day in every role

Robin Williams morphed into roles in 'Aladdin,' 'Popeye,' 'Dead Poets Society,' 'The World According to Garp' with gusto.

Robin Williams spread joy off-screen through charity work

Robin Williams was active in charities Comic Relief, The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, St. Jude¿s Research Hospital, more.

Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

Robin Williams in 'Aladdin' is 'one of the most brilliant and singular performances in the history of animation,' Katzenberg says.

  • Showtracker
CBS cancels Robin Williams comedy 'The Crazy Ones'

'The Mentalist' is renewed for seventh season

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