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Robin Williams dead; he was battling depression - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Robin Williams -- who first made America laugh and eventually touched "every element of the human spirit" in a remarkable range of performances -- died at his Northern California home Monday.<p>Williams apparently took his own life, law enforcement officials said. He was 63.<p>"He has been …

Questlove Just Posted This Heartwarming Story About Robin Williams On Instagram

"Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it."<p>Man. The smallest gesture can mean the world to you. Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it. He named checked all of us in the elevator during the 2001 Grammys. I know y'all think I do this false modesty/T …

Robin Williams remembered: 'A remarkable performer, a brutal shock'

Robin Williams was a superb, mercurial standup comic with a staggering talent for improv and verbal riffing, though his movie career finally evolved into an intriguing split – sugary sentimentality or an ambiguous, menacing darkness. Something similar happened with Steve Martin and Jerry Lewis. The …

Robin Williams' Life in Pictures

Robin Williams in the 8th grade at Detroit Country Day School in Birmingham, Mich. in 1965.<br>Courtesy Williams Family

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Robin Williams: 'a lightning ball of comic energy'

Even when he was pretending to be someone else, Robin Williams was pretending to be someone else. His characters were always engaged in some kind of play-acting or make-believe, in the same way Williams himself would frantically flit between personae in his comedy act, trying to find a face and …

Robin Williams: Irrepressible Actor Dies at 63 | The New York Times

Sesame Street on Twitter: "We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile. http://t.co/UOY8LTjVRA"

Replying to @<b>sesamestreet</b><p>"@<b>sesamestreet</b>: We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile. …

Why Robin Williams Touched So Many People's Lives

Reviewing the 1998 film Good Will Hunting, in which Robin Williams plays Sean Maguire, a psychologist and therapist every bit as damaged as the patient he's treating, one U.S. critic concluded that the film fell back on an "old cinematic panacea: get in touch with your inner Robin Williams."<p>Over …

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Pays Tribute on Social Media

The daughter of late actor and comedian Robin Williams paid tribute to her father on her Instagram and Twitter accounts late Monday.<p>"I love you. I miss you. I'll try to keep looking up," Zelda Williams said in a message that appeared alongside a quote from French writer and aviator Antoine de …

Robin Williams seized the day in every role

Shock came first on hearing the news Monday that the master comic mind we knew as Robin Williams was dead at 63, apparently overwhelmed by the kind of despair that he lightened for so many of the rest of us.<p>Next, as though he was orchestrating my memories, his Genie from "Aladdin," puffed up in …

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The Academy's Tweet In Memory Of Robin Williams Is Really A Tearjerker

Rest in peace, Genie.

Officials: Robin Williams apparently hanged himself with a belt

The tributes to Robin Williams flow from around the world as stunned friends and family search for answers about why the comic legend would take his own life.<p>Investigators believe Williams, 63, used a belt to hang himself from a bedroom door sometime between late Sunday and when his personal …

Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide.<p>The news of the beloved actor's death rocked the nation. Channels broke into their usual …

Robin Williams leaves behind four films

The actor had completed work on four yet to be released films before he died<p>Robin Williams had recently completed work on four films which will be shown after his death.<p>He will appear as a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt that comes to life in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.<p>The third …

Former Siri team working on radically new virtual personal assistant with true artificial intelligence

“Siri is chapter one of a much longer, bigger story,” says Dag Kittlaus, one of three of the original creators of Apple’s virtual personal assistant. The team, originally acquired by Apple as part of its $200M purchase of Siri, has now left the company to form a new startup, Viv Labs, to work on …

Robin Williams’ Friends, Fans And Admirers Respond To The News Of His Death

When I was in high school, I took debate class and performed almost exclusively in impromptu and humorous and dramatic interpretation, and I was terrible at it, but the field trips were awesome. At one point, I really wanted to get better at it, so I picked some new material and decided to go with …

Robin Williams' 1998 Oscars Acceptance Speech Will Make You Smile

"This might be the one time I'm speechless."<p>Thank you. Oh man, this might be the one time I'm speechless. Oh... thank you so much for this incredible honor. Thank you for putting me in a category with these four extraordinary men. Thank you, Ben and Matt. I still want to see some ID. Thank you, Gus …

Robin Williams: 'I was shameful, did stuff that caused disgust – that's hard to recover from'

In the normal order of things, an interview with a Hollywood actor observes the form of a transaction. The actor wants to promote their film, and ideally talk about little else – least of all anything of a personal nature. The newspaper is mildly interested in the new film, but hopes they can be …

More Than Mork: 8 Other Memorable Robin Williams TV Roles

While primarily known as a movie star, comedian, and guy with hairy arms, Robin Williams had a fairly prolific TV career. There’s <i>Mork & Mindy</i>, of course, which originated as a backdoor pilot from Happy Days, as well as his appearances on <i>Whose Line Is It Anyway</i> and <i>Inside the Actor’s Studio</i>, but …

Robin Williams Quotes That Will Stay With Us

It was with heavy hearts that we received the news of Robin Williams' death. While the many, many performances, interviews and memories of Williams could fill a lifetime and more with joy and laughter, his death will always feel too soon. However, we must preserve the smiles he has given us, and …

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Posts Inspiring, Heartbreaking Quote In His Honor

Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda Rae, took to social media Monday night to honor her late father. Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon, California, home earlier in the day.<p>The 25-year-old actress posted a quote by French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, taken from his …

Robin Williams: His passion for cycling - CNN.com

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Robin Williams Has Died of Suicide

Prolific actor Robin Williams has died.<p>The actor “passed away [Monday] morning. He had been battling severe depression of late,” his rep said in a …

Sarah Michelle Gellar Calls Robin Williams the 'Father I Always Dreamed of Having'

Robin Williams was not only a costar to Sarah Michelle Gellar in the CBS comedy <i>The Crazy Ones</i> – he was the dad she “always dreamed of having.”<p>In a …

Robin Williams' Funniest Moments

Williams' wife: I am utterly heartbroken - CNN Video