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Robin Williams (I) (1951–2014)


Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (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, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 65 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2013 The Zero Theorem
Church of Batman the Redeemer Billboard Spokesman (uncredited)
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Robin
- Barney/Never (2012) ... Robin (as Robin Willaims)
 2012 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dr. Eddy
- Progress (2012) ... Dr. Eddy
 2011 Happy Feet Two
Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
 2009/I Old Dogs
Dan
 2009 Shrink
Holden
 2006 Happy Feet
Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
 2006 Everyone's Hero
Napoleon Cross (voice, uncredited)
 2006 RV
Bob Munro
 2005 Robots
Fender (voice)
 2004 Noel
Charlie Boyd / The Priest (uncredited)
 2003 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Kevin Powalski
- Psychic (2003) ... Kevin Powalski
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Hugo Kingsley
- Just Duet (1999) ... Hugo Kingsley
 1998 Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin (Video Game)
Genie (voice)
 1998 One Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Genie
- Tube Dwellers (1998) ... Genie (voice)
- Host to Munger ... Genie (voice)
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Tomas
 1996 Hamlet
Osric
 1996 The Secret Agent
Assassin (uncredited)
 1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves (Video)
Genie (voice)
 1996 Jack
Jack Powell
 1995 Aladdin on Ice (TV Movie)
Genie (voice, uncredited)
 1992 Toys
Leslie Zevo
 1992 Aladdin
Genie / Merchant (voice)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short)
Timekeeper (voice)
 1991 Rabbit Ears: The Fool and the Flying Ship (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 A Wish for Wings That Work (TV Short)
The Kiwi (voice, as Sudy Nim)
 1991 Shakes the Clown
Mime Class Instructor (as Marty Fromage)
 1988 Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1987 Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (TV Movie)
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Baby-san (voice)
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
Gabby
- Sax Education (1984) ... Gabby
 1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various
- Jane Eyrehead (1982) ... Various
 1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)
Mork (voice)
 1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
The Frog / Prince Robin
- The Tale of the Frog Prince (1982) ... The Frog / Prince Robin
 1982 Pac Preview Party (TV Movie)
Mork (voice)
 1978-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Mork / Himself
- The Mork Report (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 3 (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 2 (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 1 (1982) ... Mork
 1980 Popeye
Popeye
 1979 Out of the Blue (TV Series)
Mork
- Random's Arrival (1979) ... Mork
 1978-1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Mork
- Mork Returns (1979) ... Mork
- My Favorite Orkan (1978) ... Mork
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
 1977 Laugh-In (TV Series)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
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(10/22/77) Appeared on the NBC "Great American Laugh-Off" Special. Filmed in San Francisco, Robin Williams did improvisational Shakespeare readings. Also impressions by Ben Power and Jim Giovanni, songs by Nancy Bleiweiss, satirical sketches by Duck's Breath and The Graduates (alumni of Chicago's "Second City") and monologues ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 36 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Marty Fromage | Sudy Nim | Ray D. Tutto | Robin Willaims

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Genesis] This is a group that pulled off the single most surprising lead singer swap in all of rock history. Their first great frontman Peter Gabriel decided to stop dressing like vegetables and little furry woodland creatures and went solo to shock his monkey. And instead of asking another steadily qualified singer or having a talent contest so Simon Cowell could go, "I'm sorry, darling, you... See more »

Trivia:

Was the first choice for the role of Bob Wiley in What About Bob? (1991), but was forced to turn it down because he was finishing filming The Fisher King (1991), at the same exact time. The role went to Bill Murray instead. See more »

Trademark:

Wild improvised stream-of-consciousness comedy dialogue where he would do cultural references, impersonations and one-liners with rapid switching. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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RIP Mr.Williams- I shall watch ____________ in your memory tonight... ka-rmageddon
He was a little selfish... roaddog54
i really loved him...but stefan0318
Video with voiceover from 'Jack' LorcaGonzalez
DEPRESSION IS A DISEASE jflittle3
Many of his costars also passed away this year jgiles-367-954534
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