Robin Williams

21 Jul 1951 - 11 Aug 2014

Actor, Producer, Writer

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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Filmography (73 titles)

(movie, 2015)
···Boulevard
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nolan Mack)
(movie, 2015)
···Absolutely Anything
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dennis the Dog (voice))
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Theodore Roosevelt)
(movie, 2014)
···A Merry Friggin' Christmas
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mitch Mitchler)
(movie, 2014)
···Altman
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Henry Altmann)
(movie, 2013)
···The Face of Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Roger)
(movie, 2013)
···The Butler
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dwight Eisenhower)
(movie, 2013)
···The Big Wedding
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Father Monaghan)
(movie, 2011)
···Happy Feet Two
Genre: Music, Family, Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ramon · Lovelace (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Old Dogs
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Dan)
(movie, 2009)
···World's Greatest Dad
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lance Clayton)
(movie, 2009)
···Shrink
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Holden)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Theodore Roosevelt)
(movie, 2007)
···August Rush
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Maxwell Wizard Wallace)
(movie, 2007)
···License to Wed
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Reverend Frank)
(movie, 2007)
···Certifiably Jonathan
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2006)
···Happy Feet
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Ramon · Lovelace)
(movie, 2006)
···Night at the Museum
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Theodore Roosevelt)
(movie, 2006)
···Man of the Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tom Dobbs)
(movie, 2006)
···Everyone's Hero
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited))
(movie, 2006)
···The Night Listener
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gabriel Noone)
(movie, 2006)
···RV
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Bob Munro)
(movie, 2005)
···The Big White
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul Barnell)
(movie, 2005)
···Robots
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fender (voice))
(movie, 2004)
···Noel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charlie Boyd)
(movie, 2004)
···The Final Cut
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alan W. Hakman)
(movie, 2004)
···House of D
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Pappass)
(movie, 2002)
···One Hour Photo
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Seymour Parrish)
(movie, 2002)
···Insomnia
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Finch)
(movie, 2002)
···Death to Smoochy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rainbow Randolph)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Dr. Know (voice))
(movie, 1999)
8.5Bicentennial Man
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Andrew Martin)
(movie, 1999)
···Jakob the Liar
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Jakob Heym)
(movie, 1998)
···Patch Adams
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Hunter 'Patch' Adams)
(movie, 1998)
···What Dreams May Come
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Chris Nielsen)
(movie, 1997)
8.1Good Will Hunting
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sean Maguire)
(movie, 1997)
···Flubber
Genre: Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Professor Philip Brainard)
(movie, 1997)
···Deconstructing Harry
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mel)
(movie, 1997)
···Fathers' Day
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Dale Putley)
(movie, 1996)
···Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Osric)
(movie, 1996)
···The Secret Agent
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Assassin (uncredited))
(movie, 1996)
···Jack
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jack Charles Powell)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Genie (voice))
(movie, 1996)
···The Birdcage
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Armand Goldman)
(movie, 1995)
···Jumanji
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Alan Parrish)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited))
(movie, 1995)
···Nine Months
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Kosevich)
(movie, 1994)
···Being Human
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Hector)
(movie, 1993)
···Mrs. Doubtfire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 1992)
···Toys
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Leslie Zevo)
(movie, 1992)
···Aladdin
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as The Genie (voice))
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Batty Koda (voice))
(movie, 1991)
···Hook
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Peter Banning)
(movie, 1991)
···The Fisher King
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Henry Sagan 'Parry')
(movie, 1991)
···Dead Again
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Doctor Cozy Carlisle)
(movie, 1990)
···Awakenings
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Malcolm Sayer)
(movie, 1990)
···Cadillac Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Joey O'Brien)
(movie, 1989)
···Dead Poets Society
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as John Keating)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as King of the Moon (as Ray D. Tutto))
(movie, 1987)
···Good Morning, Vietnam
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Adrian Cronauer)
(movie, 1987)
···Comic Relief '87
Role: Actor (as Himself)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 1986)
···Club Paradise
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Moniker)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 1986)
···Seize the Day
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tommy Wilhelm)
(movie, 1986)
···The Best of Times
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Jack Dundee)
(movie, 1984)
···Moscow on the Hudson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Vladimir Ivanoff)
(movie, 1983)
···The Survivors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Donald Quinelle)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mork)
(movie, 1982)
···The World According to Garp
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Garp)
(movie, 1980)
···Popeye
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Popeye)