Name: Robin Williams
Birth Name: 
Robin McLaurim Williams
Birth Date: 
July 21, 1951
Birth Place: 
Chicago, IL
Occupation: 
Actor / Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Marsha Garces Williams (Divorce Pending)
Celebrity Ranking # 14
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David Letterman Shares Tear-Jerking Tribute to Robin Williams

Posted Tuesday August 19, 2014 10:15 AM GMT

Just after news broke that Robin Williams died, most media personalities came out with responses right away.

However, David Letterman waited a week to share his thoughts and last night (August 18) the “Late Show” star honored the late comic genius with a touching video tribute.

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Nintendo Responds to Petition to Include Robin Williams in Future Zelda Game

Posted Monday August 18, 2014 4:29 PM GMT

He named his daughter Zelda Williams, and Robin Williams had always been a big fan of video games of all genres.

Following the tragic death of the “Dead Poets Society” star, fans amassed more than 100,000 signatures on a petition asking Nintendo to immortalize Williams in a new Legend of Zelda video game.

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Robin Williams’ Heartwarming Support Video for Cancer Patient: Watch Here!

Posted Monday August 18, 2014 11:18 AM GMT

It’s been a week since Robin Williams was discovered dead in his home, and months before he passed away, the “Jack” star recorded a video for a terminally-ill woman in New Zealand.

In a newly-released clip, Williams helped 21-year-old Vivian Waller feel a little more hopeful despite being diagnosed with lung, liver and bowel cancer.

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Michael J. Fox Talks Robin Williams’ Secret Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Posted Friday August 15, 2014 9:46 AM GMT

He’s been battling Parkinson’s disease for decades so when Michael J Fox discovered that the late Robin Williams was also in the early stages of the disease when he died, he was taken aback.

The “Back to the Future” actor tweeted a message of condolence and support for Williams’ family, noting that Robin was a big supporter of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for years.

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Robin Williams Secretly Battled Parkinson’s Disease

Posted Thursday August 14, 2014 2:43 PM GMT

He had well-documented struggles with addiction and depression and it turns out Robin Williams was also diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease not long ago.

The late “Good Will Hunting” star’s wife Susan Schneider issued a statement today (August 14) to inform fans of the secret diagnosis.

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First Look: Robin Williams’ Forthcoming “Merry Friggin’ Christmas”

Posted Thursday August 14, 2014 2:00 PM GMT

It’s still hard to believe he’s gone, and while mourning for the loss of Robin Williams will continue for a long time, there’s still joy in seeing him light up the silver screen.

The “Dead Poets Society” star is featured in a new clip from his forthcoming flick “Merry Friggin’ Christmas,” courtesy of Entertainment Tonight.

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Ricky Gervais Praises the Late Robin Williams

Posted Wednesday August 13, 2014 5:13 PM GMT

People all over the world have been grieved by the passing of Robin Williams, and English comedian Ricky Gervais had some kind words about the “Mrs. Doubtfire” star during his interview on “This Morning” today (August 13).

The “Office” mastermind gushed about Williams, who died on Monday, calling him “one of the loveliest men I’ve ever met.”

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Jimmy Fallon Honors Robin Williams on “The Tonight Show”

Posted Wednesday August 13, 2014 1:43 PM GMT

He may be the hottest late night host on television these days, but Jimmy Fallon knows he’s standing on the shoulders of giants, one of which is the late Robin Williams.

During “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night (August 12), an emotional Fallon had some kind words about the late, great “Good Morning Vietnam” legend.

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