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Robin Williams

1951-07-21 Chicago - Illinois - USA

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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.


Robin Williams: Voice of an Era Himself (archival footage) 2019-02-23
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018-01-19
Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors Self (archive footage) 2016-08-28
Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People Himself 2016-06-15
Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Absolutely Anything Dennis the Dog (voice) 2015-06-26
All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State Himself 2014-04-28
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Robin Williams, un génie de la comédie 2014-09-09
Altman Himself 2014-08-01
3 Still Standing Himself 2014-10-04
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Theodore Roosevelt 2014-12-17
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Henry Altmann 2014-05-23
A Merry Friggin' Christmas Mitch Mitchler 2014-11-07
Robin Williams Remembered Himself 2014-06-01
Boulevard Nolan Mack 2014-04-20
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale Himself 2013-12-11
The Big Wedding Father Monaghan 2013-04-25
The Face of Love Roger 2013-10-25
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-04-23
The Butler Dwight Eisenhower 2013-08-16
Persistence of Vision Himself 2012-10-04
Happy Feet Two Ramon / Lovelace (voice) 2011-11-17
Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible 2010-11-14
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) Himself 2010-10-26
Old Dogs Dan 2009-11-24
Shrink Holden 2009-06-08
World's Greatest Dad Lance Clayton 2009-08-20
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction Himself 2009-12-06
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Theodore Roosevelt 2009-05-20
The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Self 2008-04-08
Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen Himself 2008-12-16
We Are Most Amused 2008-11-12
Dreams with Sharp Teeth Himself 2008-06-04
History of the Joke Himself 2008-02-28
Elton 60: Live at Madison Square Garden 2007-03-29
Certifiably Jonathan 2007-03-01
August Rush Maxwell Wizard Wallace 2007-11-21
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino Himself 2007-06-19
License to Wed Reverend Frank 2007-07-04
Bienvenue à Cannes Himself 2007-10-27
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
Happy Feet Ramon / Lovelace (voice) 2006-11-16
Night at the Museum Theodore Roosevelt 2006-10-20
JoJo: The Pop Princess Self 2006-08-15
Everyone's Hero Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited) 2006-09-15
RV Nation: The Culture of Road Warriors Self 2006-08-15
The Night Listener Gabriel Noone 2006-02-12
RV Bob Munro 2006-04-28
Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy Self 2006-08-15
Man of the Year Tom Dobbs 2006-10-09
Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions 2005-03-29
The Big White Paul Barnell 2005-10-27
Robots Fender (voice) 2005-03-10
Emmanuel's Gift Himself 2005-10-21
The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Romanekian Himself 2005-09-13
The Final Cut Alan W. Hakman 2004-10-15
House of D Pappass 2004-05-07
Noel Charlie Boyd 2004-11-12
The Tour Baby himself 2004-09-15
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! Himself 2003-01-01
Robin Williams: Live on Broadway Himself 2002-07-14
Insomnia Walter Finch 2002-05-24
One Hour Photo Seymour Parrish 2002-08-21
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch 2002-01-01
The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Awards Show Program Special: Live in Stereo Himself 2002-03-23
Death to Smoochy Rainbow Randolph 2002-03-28
America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001-09-21
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Dr. Know (voice) 2001-06-29
Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens - A Life in Animation 2000-11-08
Jakob the Liar Jakob Heym 1999-09-16
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly Himself (uncredited) 1999-09-10
Bicentennial Man Andrew Martin 1999-01-21
Get Bruce! 1999-01-01
George Martin: In My Life 1998-11-12
What Dreams May Come Chris Nielsen 1998-10-02
Patch Adams Hunter 'Patch' Adams 1998-12-25
Deconstructing Harry Mel 1997-12-12
Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire 1997-12-05
Flubber Professor Philip Brainard 1997-11-26
Fathers' Day Dale Putley 1997-05-09
The Birdcage Armand Goldman 1996-03-08
Jack Jack Charles Powell 1996-08-09
Hamlet Osric 1996-12-25
Aladdin and the King of Thieves Genie (voice) 1996-05-20
The Secret Agent Assassin (uncredited) 1996-11-08
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited) 1995-09-07
Jumanji Alan Parrish 1995-12-15
Nine Months Dr. Kosevich 1995-07-12
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Being Human Hector 1994-05-06
The World of Jim Henson Himself (archive footage) 1994-11-23
In Search of Dr. Seuss The Father 1994-11-06
But... Seriously Himself (archive footage) 1994-03-25
A Tribute to Sam Kinison 1993-05-23
Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire 1993-11-24
Aladdin The Genie / The Peddler (voice) 1992-11-25
Toys Leslie Zevo 1992-12-18
FernGully: The Last Rainforest Batty Koda (voice) 1992-04-10
The Return of Spinal Tap Himself 1992-12-31
The Fisher King Henry Sagan 'Parry' 1991-09-09
Hook Peter Banning 1991-04-10
Shakes the Clown Mime Class Instructor 1991-08-28
Rabbit Ears - The Fool and the Flying Ship Narrator 1991-06-22
Dead Again Doctor Cozy Carlisle 1991-08-23
A Wish for Wings That Work The Kiwi 1991-12-18
Awakenings Dr. Malcolm Sayer 1990-03-15
Cadillac Man Joey O'Brien 1990-05-18
The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Back to Neverland Robin 1989-04-30
Dead Poets Society John Keating 1989-06-02
I'm from Hollywood 1989-06-15
Portrait of a White Marriage Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited) 1988-01-01
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen King of the Moon 1988-12-07
Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer 1987-12-23
Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show Albert Einstein 1986-05-24
The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion 1986-03-01
Club Paradise Jack Moniker 1986-07-11
Seize the Day Tommy Wilhelm 1986-09-09
The Best of Times Jack Dundee 1986-01-31
Robin Williams: Live at the Met Robin Williams 1986-08-09
Max Headroom's Giant Christmas Turkey Himself 1986-12-26
Moscow on the Hudson Vladimir Ivanoff 1984-06-04
The Survivors Donald Quinelle 1983-06-24
Robin Williams: An Evening with Robin Williams Robin Williams 1983-03-12
E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors Himself - Host 1982-12-24
The World According to Garp T.S. Garp 1982-08-13
The Tale of the Frog Prince The Frog / Prince Robin 1982-09-11
Popeye Popeye 1980-12-12
Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall (uncredited) 1980-06-12
Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Himself/Mork 1979-01-01
Robin Williams: Off the Wall Himself 1978-10-27
Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? 1977-08-01