Robin Williams

Robin Williams

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Birthday: 
21 July 1951, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Name: 
Robin McLaurin Williams
Height: 
170 cm
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana. Williams had ... Show more »
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana. Williams had English, German, French, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.Robin briefly studied political science before enrolling at Juilliard School to study theatre. After leaving Juilliard, he performed in nightclubs where he was discovered for the role of "Mork, from Ork", in an episode of Happy Days (1974). The episode, Happy Days: My Favorite Orkan (1978), led to his famous spin-off weekly TV series, Mork & Mindy (1978). He made his feature starring debut playing the title role in Popeye (1980), directed by Robert Altman.Williams' continuous comedies and wild comic talents involved a great deal of improvisation, following in the footsteps of his idol Jonathan Winters. Williams also proved to be an effective dramatic actor, receiving Academy Award nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role in Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), and The Fisher King (1991), before winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Good Will Hunting (1997).During the 1990s, Williams became a beloved hero to children the world over for his roles in a string of hit family-oriented films, including Hook (1991), FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), Flubber (1997), and Bicentennial Man (1999). He continued entertaining children and families into the 21st century with his work in Robots (2005), Happy Feet (2006), Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Happy Feet Two (2011), and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014). Other more adult-oriented films for which Williams received acclaim include The World According to Garp (1982), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), Awakenings (1990), The Birdcage (1996), Insomnia (2002), One Hour Photo (2002), World's Greatest Dad (2009), and Boulevard (2014).On Monday, August 11th, 2014, Robin Williams was found dead at his home in Tiburon, California USA, the victim of an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Department. A 911 call was received at 11:55 AM PDT, firefighters and paramedics arrived at his home at 12:00 PM PDT, and he was pronounced dead at 12:02 PM PDT. Show less «

Robin Williams's FILMOGRAPHY

The Graham Norton Show - Season 25

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Real Time with Bill Maher - Season 17

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Lorena - Season 1

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American Idol - Season 17

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? - Season 14

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The Graham Norton Show - Season 24

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The Graham Norton Show - Season 23

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SpongeBob SquarePants - Season 12

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Sesame Street - Season 49

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Saturday Night Live - Season 44

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Real Time with Bill Maher - Season 16

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American Idol - Season 16

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The Daily Show - Season 23

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Sesame Street - Season 48

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Saturday Night Live - Season 43

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The Daily Show - Season 22

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Saturday Night Live - Season 42

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Saturday Night Live - Season 41

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Absolutely Anything

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Stop At Nothing The Lance Armstrong Story

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Altman

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Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

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Boulevard

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Robin Williams'S roles

Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Walter Finch
Walter Finch
Armand Goldman
Armand Goldman
Hunter 'Patch' Adams
Hunter 'Patch' Adams
Genie
Genie
Seymour Parrish
Seymour Parrish
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Popeye
Popeye
Ramon
Ramon
Nolan Mack
Nolan Mack
Jack Dundee
Jack Dundee
Professor Philip Brainard
Professor Philip Brainard
Garp
Garp
Roger
Roger
John Keating
John Keating
Lance
Lance
Father Moinighan
Father Moinighan
Parry
Parry
King of the Moon
King of the Moon
Paul Barnell
Paul Barnell
Dan
Dan
Leslie Zevo
Leslie Zevo
Chris Nielsen
Chris Nielsen
Reverend Frank
Reverend Frank
Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin
Alan Parrish
Alan Parrish
Jack Powell
Jack Powell
Dr. Know
Dr. Know
Henry Altmann
Henry Altmann
Daniel Hillard
Daniel Hillard
Batty Koda
Batty Koda
Sean Maguire
Sean Maguire
Adrian Cronauer
Adrian Cronauer
Fender
Fender
Mitch
Mitch
Bob Munro
Bob Munro
Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Maxwell 'Wizard' Wallace
Maxwell 'Wizard' Wallace
Robert Ellison
Robert Ellison
Robin Williams
Robin Williams
Mork
Mork
Tomas
Tomas
Dr. Eddy
Dr. Eddy
Rainbow Randolph
Rainbow Randolph
Himself, Ivan 'Bob' Poppanoff the 'Russian Idol'
Himself, Ivan 'Bob' Poppanoff the 'Russian Idol'
Himself
Himself