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Robin Williams (I) (1951–2014)


Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 62 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire
(1997)
Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society John Keating
(1989)
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
(1993)
Jumanji
Jumanji Alan Parrish
(1995)

Filmography

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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 2
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 / Peddler (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)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Everyman
 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 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)
Mork
- The Incredible Shrinking Mork (1982) ... Mork (voice)
- Muddle in a Huddle (1982) ... Mork (voice)
- Meet Mork's Mom (1982) ... Mork (voice)
- Ride 'em Morkboy (1982) ... Mork (voice)
- The Wimp (1982) ... Mork (voice)
 1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various
- Jane Eyrehead (1982) ... Various
 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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Other Works:

Wrote the foreword to "The Far Side Gallery 4" by Gary Larson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 47 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:

I'd play the Riddler in the next Batman, although it'd be hard to top Heath Ledger as the villain, and I'm a little hairy for tights. Plus, the Batman films have screwed me twice before: years ago they offered me the Joker and then gave it to Jack Nicholson, then they offered me the Riddler and gave it to Jim Carrey. See more »

Trivia:

His role in August Rush (2007) was modeled after the character of Fagin from Oliver Twist (1948), who was played in David Lean's film by Alec Guinness. Guinness also played Osric in John Gielgud's theatrical production of "Hamlet". Williams played the role in Kenneth Branagh's film version of Hamlet (1996). See more »

Trademark:

Often played characters lacking in self-awareness See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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