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Marty Fromage | Sudy Nim | Ray D. Tutto | Robin Willaims
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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My childhood was lonely. Both my parents were away a lot, working, and the maid basically raised me. And I think that's where a lot of my comedy comes from. Not only was the maid very funny and witty, but when my mother came home I'd use humor to try and get her attention. If I made mommy laugh, then maybe everything would be all right. I think that's where it all started.
He was a huge fan of the BBC comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus
(1969). The admiration was mutual. Paying tribute after his death, Michael Palin
said that Williams was "up there" with his all-time heroes, Spike Milligan
and Peter Cook
, and performing with him "would have been like being invited to play in a jazz band when you couldn't play an instrument".
Often played characters with mental instability and/or a deep capacity for violence (One Hour Photo, Insomnia)