Robin Williams

Robin Williams

  • Born on
    • July 21st, 1951
  • Died on
    • August 11th, 2014
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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Acting (73 Credits)

2015Absolutely Anything as Dennis the Dog (voice)
2014The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Henry Altmann
2014Boulevard as Nolan Mack
2014Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb as Theodore Roosevelt
2014A Merry Friggin' Christmas as Mitch Mitchler
2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2013The Face of Love as Roger Stillman
2013Lee Daniels' The Butler as Dwight Eisenhower
2013The Big Wedding as Father Monaghan
2013The Crazy Ones as Simon Roberts
2011Happy Feet Two as Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
2009World's Greatest Dad as Lance Clayton
2009Old Dogs as Dan
2009Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Theodore Roosevelt
2009Shrink as Holden
2007License to Wed as Reverend Frank
2007August Rush as Maxwell "Wizard" Wallace
2006The Night Listener as Gabriel Noone
2006Man of the Year as Tom Dobbs
2006RV as Bob Munro
2006Night at the Museum as Theodore Roosevelt
2006Happy Feet as Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
2006Everyone's Hero as Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited)
2005The Big White as Paul Barnell
2005Robots as Fender (voice)
2004The Final Cut as Alan W. Hakman
2004House of D as Pappass
2004Noel as Charlie Boyd / The Priest (uncredited)
2002One Hour Photo as Seymour Parrish
2002Death to Smoochy as Rainbow Randolph
2002Insomnia as Walter Finch
2001A.I. Artificial Intelligence as Dr. Know (voice)
1999Bicentennial Man as Andrew
1999Jakob the Liar as Jakob Heym
1998Patch Adams as Patch Adams
1998What Dreams May Come as Chris Nielsen
1997Flubber as Professor Philip Brainard
1997Fathers' Day as Dale Putley
1997Good Will Hunting as Sean Maguire
1997Deconstructing Harry as Mel
1996Jack as Jack Powell
1996The Birdcage as Armand Goldman
1996Aladdin and the King of Thieves as Genie (voice)
1996The Secret Agent as Assassin (uncredited)
1996Hamlet as Osric
1995Jumanji as Alan Parrish
1995Nine Months as Dr. Kosevich
1995To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar as John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited)
1994Being Human as Hector
1994In Search of Dr. Seuss as Father
1993Mrs. Doubtfire as Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
1992Toys as Leslie Zevo
1992Aladdin as Genie / Peddler (voice)
1992FernGully: The Last Rainforest as Batty Koda (voice)
1991Hook as Peter Banning
1991The Fisher King as Henry Sagan Parry
1991Shakes the Clown as Mime Class Instructor
1991Dead Again as Cozy Carlisle
1991A Wish for Wings That Work as Kiwi (voice)
1990Cadillac Man as Joey O'Brien
1990Awakenings as Malcolm Sayer
1989Dead Poets Society as John Keating
1988The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as King of the Moon
1987Good Morning, Vietnam as Adrian Cronauer
1987Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam as (voice)
1986Club Paradise as Jack Moniker
1986The Best of Times as Jack Dundee
1986Seize the Day as Tommy Wilhelm
1984Moscow on the Hudson as Vladimir Ivanoff
1983The Survivors as Donald Quinelle
1982The World According to Garp as T.S. Garp
1980Popeye as Popeye
1978Mork & Mindy as Mork


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