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My Father, Robin Williams, and Me

I feel compelled to write this, as I sit alone in my apartment tearfully reading through the outpouring of grief at the news of Robin Williams‘ …

Henry Winkler on Robin Williams: ‘He touched the world’

The actor joins TODAY to talk about the death of Robin Williams, and recalls working with him on the hit sitcom “Happy Days,” which helped catapult Williams into stardom.

Seth Meyers Offers Robin Williams An Unscripted Tribute

You can't get more heartfelt than that.<p>Rather than read a prepared statement, Seth Meyers honored Robin Williams by seemingly speaking straight from the heart on his Tuesday show.<p>The "Late Night" host offered his own personal stories of how Williams touched his life and stressed that he hopes this …

Robin Williams: a lifetime of laughter spent for the good of others

Robin Williams’ on screen career made him famous, but his off-camera work must also be remembered as a critical part of his legacy, from bringing comedy to the US military overseas to advocating for the homeless and for kids in need. Williams had money, fame and an effortless talent for comedy – he …

Robin Williams Once Secretly Fulfilled A Dying Girl's Wish

Since Robin Williams’ passing on Monday, there has been no shortage of inspiring stories to help mourners honor the late actor.<p>But one particularly poignant event in the beloved comedian’s life was kept a secret, until now.<p>Back in 2004, the "Good Will Hunting" star arranged through the Make-A-Wish …

Remembering Robin Williams and How He Made Babies Laugh

To my parents, he's the "nanoo nanooo"-spouting Mork from Ork. To my friend, he's the salty comic whose <i>Evening at the Met</i> special remains one of the most important influences of his childhood. To me, he's forever O Captain! My Captain!<p>However you remember Robin Williams, my guess is that your …

Koko The Gorilla Misses Robin Williams (So Do We, Koko)

When news of Robin Williams' death spread this week, fans and friends of the beloved comedian were unrestrained in their grief. And photographs released by The Gorilla Foundation remind us that Williams' impact on the world was so profound that it wasn't just humans whose lives he changed.<p>In 2001, …

The Artists & Animators Behind Disney's Aladdin Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Robin Williams spent an awful lot of time working at the Mouse House. Few people today remember that Robin's first starring role -- the title character in 1980's <i>Popeye</i> -- was actually a Walt Disney Productions / Paramount Pictures co-production. Or that three of Williams' best-reviewed dramatic …

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Robin Williams memorial grows outside 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house

A memorial for the late<p>Robin Williamscontinued to grow this week outside a San Francisco home made famous by the actor's role in the movie "Mrs. Doubtfire."<p>Fans flocked to the Pacific Heights house, leaving flowers, photographs and letters for Williams, who was found dead in his home Monday of an …

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Remembering Robin Williams, 1951-2014: Shining Star, Comedy Genius

The death of Robin Williams hits hard, even for those of us who knew him only as fans. We're sad for his three children, now without their father, …

Robin Williams remembered by Mrs Doubtfire's Scott Capurro: ‘you had no idea what would happen next’

When US standup Scott Capurro joined the cast of Mrs Doubtfire he found himself witnessing a king of comedy at work<p>I was at a club in San Francisco in 1993 and Robin Williams dropped in to do some improv. He just grabbed all the comics in the room and made us go up on stage with him. I had no …

Norm MacDonald's Touching Tribute to Robin Williams

(Images: NBC, Touchstone Pictures)<p>Since Robin Williams's tragic passing yesterday, many people have stepped forward to share their stories about him. …

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ House Becomes Robin Williams Memorial

Late Monday night, as word spread that Robin Williams had died, Bostonians began turning up and paying their respects at the bench in the Boston …

Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers pay tribute to Robin Williams

Tuesday’s episode of <i>The Tonight Show</i> started not with a “hello,” but with a “nanu nanu” from The Roots’ Questlove. The drummer was paying tribute to …

Watch Late Night Hosts Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Late night hosts including Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers addressed the death of Robin Williams Tuesday night. <i>Tonight Show</i> host Fallon, near tears, …

Robin Williams' other role: humanitarian

Part of complete coverage on<p>Impact Your World<p>By <b>Pamela Dembo</b>, CNN<p>updated 4:32 PM EDT, Wed August 13, 2014<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Robin Williams was involved in several charitable causes<br>• He toured with the USO and volunteered with St. Jude Children's Hospital<br>• The comedian also served on the board of The …

The best Robin Williams tributes

The tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams continue to pour in. The lights on Broadway were dimmed in his honor Wednesday night.<p>CNN'S Jeanne Moos has more on other tributes celebrating a man that made it his life mission to make people laugh.

"Mrs. Doubtfire" daughter remembers Robin Williams

"Mrs. Doubtfire" was one of Robin Williams' most iconic roles. The movie debuted in theaters in 1993. Recently, there had been reports that Williams was ready to reprise his role as the nanny in disguise.<p>OutFront is Lisa Jakub. She played Lydia Hillard, Robin Williams' daughter in "Mrs. Doubtfire."

The Side of Robin Williams You Never Saw on Screen

It's still hard to imagine a world without Robin Williams, but the beloved actor left behind a grand legacy for everyone who loved him. Not only was the comedian a performer, but he also poured his heart into philanthropy and allowed his life to imitate his art. Learn about all of the goodness that …

Gilbert Gottfried: Robin Williams' Generous Heart

<i>Editor's note: Gilbert Gottfried is a comedian and actor. Follow him on Twitter @realgilbert. Listen to his podcast, "Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast!" The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer.</i><p>----–<p>It always made me laugh to hear stories about the …

10 Inspirational Robin Williams Quotes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Renowned for his otherworldly improvisational skills and Oscar-winning dramatic performances in films like <i>Good Will Hunting</i>, Robin Williams would've celebrated his 65th birthday on July 21, 2016.<p>Williams’ passing came as a shock to fans, …

Remembering Robin Williams' friendship with Koko the gorilla

There's no question that Robin Williams could charm an audience, but bet you didn't realize he could charm an ape. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the story of a comedy giant seen through the eyes of a gentle giant.

Robin Williams’ Daughter Zelda Writes A Heartbreaking Letter About Her Father’s Passing

Zelda Williams, the 25-year-old daughter of Robin Williams and the subject of Williams’ final post on Instagram — released a statement about her father’s suicide yesterday, and it is funny and thoughtful and sad and hopeful, which is exactly what you might expect from the daughter of Robin Williams.<p>…

Robin Williams Dead: Ricky Gervais Pays Tribute To Man Who 'Even When He Wasn't Well, Did His Best To Make You Laugh'

Ricky Gervais has expressed his sadness for the death of Robin Williams, calling him "one of the loveliest men I've ever met".<p>Ricky told 'This …

Robin Williams Dead: Actor ‘Always Required Film Companies To Hire Homeless People'

Following Robin Williams’ death, many of his fans and co-stars have shared tales of the actor’s kindness and humorous nature.<p>Now, one fan has shared …

Watch This Touching 1984 Interview Between Robin Williams and His Mother Laurie - PAPER

Back in the '80s, Carol Burnett hosted a Mother's Day TV special called "Superstars and Their Moms" in which your favorite Reagan Era stars (Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston) spent time talking about why they loved their moms so much. One of those stars featured was Robin Williams.<p>In this …

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