Full Coverage: 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.
When Robin Williams graduated from Redwood High School in Marin County, his classmates couldn’t help themselves: They voted him both “most humorous” and “least likely to succeed.”
Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died Aug. 11, 2014, at age 63.
The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant’s distraught call to 911.
The graphic details of Robin Williams’ suicide were shocking when a Marin County coroner revealed them Wednesday.
In 1991, directors John Clements and Ron Musker gave Disney animator Eric Goldberg an unusual assignment: listen to Robin Williams’ stand-up albums and draw the comic, as a genie.
Late night hosts began paying proper respects to Robin Williams on Tuesday night, beginning with Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” and Conan O’Brien on “Conan.”
When the International Olympic Committee planned a series of short television commercials to celebrate its athletes in 2000, officials thought Robin Williams would be perfect for the voice-overs.
A judge is asking Robin Williams’ widow and his adult children to try and settle their dispute over the late actor’s estate before a court hearing in June.
Of all the late-night hosts, David Letterman had the closest and longest personal connection to Robin Williams.
Robin Williams was remembered at a service Sunday as a gifted actor who also was a big supporter of charity in San Francisco.
The memorial service for Robin Williams is expected to be a small, private affair.
The circumstances that bring about a national conversation on mental health are almost never good.
Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide earlier this week, was battling the “early stages” of Parkinson’s disease at the time, his wife said in statement Thursday.
For those of us who follow actors and their lives, professionally or simply as fans, this has been a pretty tragic period.
Thousands on social media have expressed outrage and offered support to the daughter of the late actor Robin Williams after she announced this week that she was quitting social media after receiving “cruel and unnecessary” comments on her public profiles.
Marin County officials are defending their decision to release graphic details about Robin Williams’ suicide.
As the investigation into Robin Williams’ death continues, friends and fans are still trying to process why he took his own life.
“Aladdin” -- the Broadway musical -- paid tribute to Robin Williams on Tuesday night with an audience singalong of “Friend Like Me” led by actor James Monroe Iglehart, who plays the role of the genie in the Disney stage production in New York.
The daughter of the late actor Robin Williams is taking a break from social media after she says she was hounded by “cruel and unnecessary” comments from the public on her profiles.
A memorial for the late Robin Williams continued to grow this week outside a San Francisco home made famous by the actor’s role in the movie “Mrs.
The last year of Robin Williams’ professional life was a microcosm of his larger career — a mix of independent drama, animated voice work, studio comedy and even a television sitcom.
Authorities said it will probably take several weeks to complete the full autopsy report on Robin Williams, who officials said took his own life.
Robin Williams will receive a special tribute at the Emmy Awards on Monday, to be delivered by his old Comic Relief cohost Billy Crystal.
Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt.
Robin Williams’ adult children — Zack, Zelda and Cody Williams — remembered their father in statements Tuesday as a gentle, generous and warm man.
Amid the pictures and news clips shared about Robin Williams on social media Tuesday following his death, a wave of criticism emerged after a Marin County sheriff’s official revealed, in detail, how the actor’s body was found.
Robin Williams won an Oscar and was a movie star for more than three decades.
Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday.
Robin Williams’ emotional Oscars speech recalls an actor at the top of his game.
Robin Williams’ wife Susan Schneider and daughter Zelda Williams reacted to the star’s death Monday in reserved fashion.
When Robin Williams’ death was announced Monday afternoon, the crush of letters that usually arrives after major news breaks took several hours to materialize.
Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor.
A day after Robin Williams was found dead in his Bay Area home, flowers, candles and memorabilia have accumulated on the Oscar-winning actor’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as fans grapple with the news.
I started writing this post as an explainer of Robin Williams’ best film lines and how they came to be.
Actor Robin Williams was last seen alive inside his home late Sunday night before his body was discovered just before noon Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said.
Robin Williams, who was found dead on Monday in a suspected suicide, was discovered by much of America on TV through his attention-grabbing guest appearances as the alien Mork on the hit sitcom “Happy Days.”
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday.
Robin Williams’ public life had a quiet personal current running through it for decades: his struggles with cocaine and alcohol abuse.
News of Robin Williams’ death came in many ways to those who gathered here on a blue-skied Monday evening to mourn and pay respects.
Robin Williams did not have a mere spark of madness, he was a bonfire.
A group of mostly comedians milled about in front of the Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood on Monday evening, shortly after the news broke of Robin Williams’ death at 63.
Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, was a prolific and dynamic screen presence who left his mark on a diverse assortment of films.
Robin Williams’ death from an apparent suicide Monday left us with a canon of great films from decades past.
Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression.
The death of Robin Williams on Monday came just a few months after his return to TV in what was one of the big entertainment stories of last year.
Celebrities react to the death of the comedian.
In addition to his memorable roles on screen, the late Robin Williams also won people’s hearts through his charity work.
Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.”
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Just ask Robin Williams: A person doesn’t have to fall off the wagon to indulge in a little rehab.
It looks as if Robin Williams’ return to series TV was short-lived.