Meryl Streep on Robin Williams: “He Was Such a Generous Soul”

Posted Tuesday August 12, 2014 4:33 PM GMT

One day after the tragic death of beloved actor/comedian Robin Williams, Meryl Streep shared some kind words during her interview on “Today.”

Though she was in the house to plug her new movie “The Giver,” the “Iron Lady” actress took a moment to talk about her reaction to the loss of the “Dead Poets Society” legend.

Meryl began, "Well, it's hard to imagine unstoppable energy stopped,” adding, “He was such a generous soul."

Furthermore, Ms. Streep remembered the way Williams always stood by his old college buddy Christopher Reeve, even after his paralyzing accident. "(Robin) was a great friend to Chris and (his wife) Dana Reeve. I think he was Chris' roommate at Juilliard. He was always very loyal to (Chris and Dana) and their foundation."

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