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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 movie Romanekian
Latest Project:
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People 2016-06-15
Known For
Movie Romanekian Himself 2019
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 All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State Himself 2014-04-28
Movie Boulevard Nolan Mack 2014-04-20
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 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-04-23
Movie The Big Wedding Father Monaghan 2013-04-25
Series The Crazy Ones Simon Roberts 2013-09-26
Movie The Butler Dwight Eisenhower 2013-08-16
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 2010-11-14
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Theodore Roosevelt 2009-05-20
Movie Shrink Holden 2009-06-08
Movie Old Dogs Dan 2009-11-24
Movie World's Greatest Dad Lance Clayton 2009-08-20
Movie Dreams with Sharp Teeth Himself 2008-06-04
Movie History of the Joke Himself 2008-02-28
Movie We Are Most Amused 2008-11-12
Movie Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen Himself 2008-12-16
Movie Certifiably Jonathan 2007-03-01
Movie Elton 60: Live At Madison Square Garden 2007-03-29
Movie Cannes: All Access Himself 2007-05-22
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-12-04
Movie August Rush Maxwell Wizard Wallace 2007-11-21
Movie License to Wed Reverend Frank 2007-07-04
Movie The Night Listener Gabriel Noone 2006-02-12
Movie RV Bob Munro 2006-04-28
Movie Happy Feet Ramon / Lovelace the Guru (voice) 2006-11-17
Movie Everyone's Hero Napoleon Cross (voice) (uncredited) 2006-09-15
Movie Night at the Museum Theodore Roosevelt 2006-10-20
Movie Man of the Year Tom Dobbs 2006-10-09
Movie The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Movie Robots Fender (voice) 2005-03-10
Movie Emmanuel's Gift Himself 2005-10-21
Movie The Big White Paul Barnell 2005-10-27
Movie Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions 2005-03-29
Movie House of D Pappass 2004-05-07
Movie Noel Charlie Boyd 2004-11-12
Movie The Final Cut Alan W. Hakman 2004-10-15
Movie Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! 2003-01-01
Movie The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch 2002-01-01
Movie One Hour Photo Seymour Parrish 2002-08-21
Movie Death to Smoochy Rainbow Randolph 2002-03-28
Movie Insomnia Walter Finch 2002-05-24
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Dr. Know (voice) 2001-06-29
Movie Whoopi Goldberg Presents Billy Connolly Himself (uncredited) 1999-09-10
Movie Get Bruce! 1999-01-01
Movie Bicentennial Man Andrew Martin 1999-12-17
Movie Jakob the Liar Jakob Heym 1999-09-16
Movie What Dreams May Come Chris Nielsen 1998-10-02
Movie George Martin: In My Life 1998-11-12
Movie Patch Adams Hunter 'Patch' Adams 1998-12-25
Movie Flubber Professor Philip Brainard 1997-11-26
Movie Fathers' Day Dale Putley 1997-05-09
Movie Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire 1997-12-05
Movie Deconstructing Harry Mel 1997-12-12
Movie The Birdcage Armand Goldman 1996-03-08
Movie Aladdin and the King of Thieves Genie (voice) 1996-05-20
Movie Jack Jack Charles Powell 1996-08-09
Movie Hamlet Osric 1996-12-25
Movie The Secret Agent Assassin (uncredited) 1996-11-08
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie Jumanji Alan Parrish 1995-12-15
Movie To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt 1995-09-07
Movie Nine Months Dr. Kosevich 1995-07-12
Movie But... Seriously 1994-03-25
Movie In Search of Dr. Seuss The Father 1994-11-06
Movie Being Human Hector 1994-05-06
Movie Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire 1993-11-24
Movie Shakes the Clown Mime Class Instructor 1992-03-13
Movie The Timekeeper Timekeeper (voice) 1992-04-02
Movie Toys Leslie Zevo 1992-12-18
Movie FernGully: The Last Rainforest Batty Koda (voice) 1992-04-10
Movie Aladdin The Genie (voice) 1992-11-25
Movie Dead Again Doctor Cozy Carlisle 1991-08-23
Movie The Fisher King Henry Sagan 'Parry' 1991-09-09
Movie A Wish for Wings That Work The Kiwi 1991-12-18
Movie Hook Peter Banning 1991-12-11
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie Cadillac Man Joey O'Brien 1990-05-18
Movie Awakenings Dr. Malcolm Sayer 1990-12-04
Movie Dead Poets Society John Keating 1989-06-02
Movie I'm from Hollywood 1989-06-15
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Movie The Adventures of Baron Munchausen King of the Moon 1988-12-07
Movie Portrait of a White Marriage Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited) 1988-01-01
Movie Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer 1987-12-23
Movie Bob Goldthwait -- Don't Watch This Show Albert Einstein 1986-05-24
Movie The Best of Times Jack Dundee 1986-01-31
Movie The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion 1986-03-01
Movie Seize the Day Tommy Wilhelm 1986-09-09
Movie Robin Williams: A Night at the Met Robin Williams 1986-08-09
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
Series The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour Mork 1982-09-25
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
Movie Popeye Popeye 1980-12-12
Movie Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall (uncredited) 1980-06-12
Movie Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Himself/Mork 1979-01-01
Series Mork & Mindy Mork 1978-09-14
Series The Richard Pryor Show 1977-09-13
Movie Can I Do It Till I Need Glasses? 1977-08-01
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22