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Robin Williams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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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Jul 21, 1951 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22
Latest Project:
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People 2016-06-15
Known For
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People Himself 2016-06-15
Movie Absolutely Anything Dennis the Dog (voice) 2015-06-26
Movie Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Movie Boulevard Nolan Mack 2014-04-20
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Henry Altmann 2014-05-23
Movie Altman Himself 2014-08-01
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Theodore Roosevelt 2014-12-17
Movie A Merry Friggin' Christmas Mitch Mitchler 2014-11-07
Movie 3 Still Standing Himself 2014-10-04
Movie The Big Wedding Father Monaghan 2013-04-25
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-04-23
Movie The Butler Dwight Eisenhower 2013-08-16
Series The Crazy Ones Simon Roberts 2013-09-26
Movie Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale Himself 2013-12-11
Movie The Face of Love Roger 2013-10-25
Movie Persistence of Vision Himself 2012-10-04
Movie Happy Feet Two Ramon / Lovelace (voice) 2011-11-17
Movie Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) Himself 2010-10-26
Movie Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010-11-14
Movie Shrink Holden 2009-07-24
Movie World's Greatest Dad Lance Clayton 2009-08-20
Movie Old Dogs Dan 2009-11-24
Movie Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction Himself 2009-12-06
Movie History of the Joke Himself 2008-02-28
Movie Dreams with Sharp Teeth Himself 2008-06-04
Movie Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen Himself 2008-12-16
Movie Certifiably Jonathan 2007-03-01
Movie License to Wed Reverend Frank 2007-07-04
Movie Elton 60: Live at Madison Square Garden Himself 2007-03-29
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
Movie Cannes: All Access Himself 2007-10-27
Movie August Rush Maxwell 'Wizard' Wallace 2007-11-21
Movie RV Bob Munro 2006-04-28
Movie Happy Feet Ramon / Lovelace (voice) 2006-11-16
Movie Everyone's Hero Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited) 2006-09-15
Movie Robots Fender (voice) 2005-03-10
Movie The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Movie The Big White Paul Barnell 2005-10-27
Movie House of D Pappass 2004-05-07
Movie Noel Charlie Boyd / The Priest (uncredited) 2004-11-12
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Robin Williams: Live on Broadway Himself 2002-07-14
Movie Death to Smoochy Rainbow Randolph 2002-03-28
Movie One Hour Photo Seymour Parrish 2002-08-21
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Dr. Know (voice) 2001-06-29
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself 2001-09-21
Movie Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens – A Life in Animation Himself 2000-11-08
Movie Bicentennial Man Andrew Martin 1999-01-21
Movie Get Bruce! Himself 1999-01-01
Movie What Dreams May Come Chris Nielsen 1998-10-02
Movie Patch Adams Patch Adams 1998-12-25
Movie Deconstructing Harry Mel 1997-12-12
Movie Flubber Professor Philip Brainard 1997-11-26
Movie Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire 1997-12-05
Movie The Birdcage Armand Goldman 1996-03-08
Movie Aladdin and the King of Thieves Genie (voice) 1996-05-20
Movie The Secret Agent Assassin (uncredited) 1996-11-08
Movie Jack Jack Powell 1996-08-09
Movie Hamlet Osric 1996-12-25
Movie Nine Months Dr. Kosevich 1995-07-12
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Himself 1995-06-05
Movie To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited) 1995-09-07
Movie Jumanji Alan Parrish 1995-12-15
Movie But... Seriously Himself (archive footage) 1994-03-25
Movie Being Human Hector 1994-05-06
Movie In Search of Dr. Seuss Father 1994-11-06
Movie Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire 1993-11-24
Movie The Timekeeper Timekeeper (voice) 1992-04-02
Movie FernGully: The Last Rainforest Batty Koda (voice) 1992-04-10
Movie The Return of Spinal Tap Himself 1992-12-31
Movie Aladdin The Genie / The Peddler (voice) 1992-11-25
Movie Toys Leslie Zevo 1992-12-18
Movie Shakes the Clown Mime Class Instructor 1991-08-28
Movie Hook Peter Banning 1991-04-10
Movie Dead Again Cozy Carlisle 1991-08-23
Movie The Fisher King Henry Sagan Parry 1991-09-20
Movie A Wish for Wings That Work Kiwi (voice) 1991-12-18
Movie Awakenings Malcolm Sayer 1990-03-15
Movie Cadillac Man Joey O'Brien 1990-05-18
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie Dead Poets Society John Keating 1989-06-02
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Movie I'm from Hollywood Himself 1989-06-15
Movie Portrait of a White Marriage Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited) 1988-01-01
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer 1987-12-23
Movie The Best of Times Jack Dundee 1986-01-31
Movie The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion Himself 1986-03-01
Movie Seize the Day Tommy Wilhelm 1986-09-09
Movie Club Paradise Jack Moniker 1986-07-11
Movie Moscow on the Hudson Vladimir Ivanoff 1984-06-04
Movie The Survivors Donald Quinelle 1983-06-24
Movie The World According to Garp T.S. Garp 1982-08-13
Movie The Tale of the Frog Prince The Frog / Prince Robin 1982-09-11
Series The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour Mork 1982-09-25
Movie E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors Himself - Host 1982-12-24
Movie Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall Himself (uncredited) 1980-06-12
Movie Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Himself 1979-01-01
Series Mork & Mindy Mork 1978-09-14
Movie Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? Lawyer / Man with Toothache 1977-08-01
Series The Richard Pryor Show 1977-09-13
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22
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