Robin Williams Passes Away at 63

Posted Monday August 11, 2014 5:13 PM GMT

Hollywood is mourning the loss of a great actor, as Robin Williams was found dead in his California home on Monday (August 11).

According to the Marin County Coronor’s office, the veteran tv star and comedian died of “suicide due to asphyxia.” He was 63 years old.

A statement released by his representative read: “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

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