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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 (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, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 61 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Featured in the pictorial essay book "Mothers and Sons: In Their Own Words" by Mariana Cook. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 22 Interviews | 38 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Countering the complaint that the juiciest roles go to younger actors: They (the roles) may not be financially enriching, but personally enriching? Yes. You are no longer under pressure. You don't have to prove yourself on some levels, but you do have to [creatively] push yourself. See more »

Trivia:

One week after Christopher Reeve's tragic horseriding accident, Robin visited him in the hospital. However, he was dressed from head to toe in scrubs, spoke with a Russian accent, and had a surgical mask on. He was acting as if he was a real doctor and did a bunch of wacky antics. After he took off his mask, Reeve stated that, "That was the first time he laughed since the accident!". See more »

Trademark:

Often played characters lacking in self-awareness See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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