Robin Williams (I) (1951–2014)


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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 64 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
(1993)
Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer
(1987)
(1997)
One Hour Photo Seymour Parrish
(2002)

Filmography

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 2015 Absolutely Anything
Dennis the Dog (voice)
 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Teddy Roosevelt / Voice of Garuda
 2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas
Virgil Mitchler
 2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Henry Altmann
 2014 Boulevard
Nolan Mack
 2013-2014 The Crazy Ones (TV Series)
Simon Roberts
- The Lighthouse (2014) ... Simon Roberts
- The Monster (2014) ... Simon Roberts
- Love Sucks (2014) ... Simon Roberts
- Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley (2014) ... Simon Roberts
- March Madness (2014) ... Simon Roberts
 2013 The Face of Love
Roger Stillman
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler
Dwight D. Eisenhower
 2013 The Big Wedding
Father Moinighan
 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)
 2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Robin Williams
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... Robin Williams (uncredited)
 2009/I Old Dogs
Dan
 2009 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Robin Williams
- Truth or Square (2009) ... Robin Williams
 2009 Shrink
Jack Holden (uncredited)
 2009/I World's Greatest Dad
Lance
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Merritt Rook
- Authority (2008) ... Merritt Rook
 2008 American Idol (TV Series)
Ivan 'Bob' Poppanoff the 'Russian Idol'
- Idol Gives Back (2008) ... Ivan 'Bob' Poppanoff the 'Russian Idol'
 2007 August Rush
Maxwell 'Wizard' Wallace
 2007 License to Wed
Reverend Frank
 2006 Night at the Museum
Teddy Roosevelt
 2006 Happy Feet
Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
 2006 Man of the Year
Tom Dobbs
 2006 Everyone's Hero
Napoleon Cross (voice, uncredited)
 2006 RV
Bob Munro
 2006 The Night Listener
Gabriel Noone
 2005 The Big White
Paul Barnell
 2005 Robots
Fender (voice)
 2004 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (TV Movie)
Hans Hänkie
 2004 Noel
Charlie Boyd / The Priest (uncredited)
 2004 House of D
Pappass
 2004 The Final Cut
Alan Hakman
 2003 Freedom: A History of US (TV Series documentary)
Wilbur / Oliver Wright / Josiah Quincy / ...
- Safe for Democracy (2003) ... Wilbur / Oliver Wright
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Josiah Quincy
- Liberty for All (2003) ... Missouri Farmer
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
 2003 Mrs. Doubtfire: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
 2002 Insomnia
Walter Finch
 2002 Death to Smoochy
Rainbow Randolph
 2002 One Hour Photo
Seymour Parrish
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Know (voice)
 1999 Bicentennial Man
Andrew
 1999 Jakob the Liar
Jakob
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Hugo Kingsley
- Just Duet (1999) ... Hugo Kingsley
 1998 One Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Genie
- Host to Munger (1998) ... Genie (voice)
- Tube Dwellers (1998) ... Genie (voice)
 1998 Patch Adams
Patch Adams
 1998 What Dreams May Come
Chris Nielsen
 1998 Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin (Video Game)
Genie (voice)
 1997 Good Will Hunting
Sean
 1997 Flubber
Professor Philip Brainard
 1997 Fathers' Day
Dale Putley
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Tomas
- The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion (1997) ... Tomas (uncredited)
 1996 Hamlet
Osric
 1996 The Secret Agent
The Professor (uncredited)
 1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves (Video)
Genie (voice)
 1996 Jack
Jack Powell
 1996 The Birdcage
Armand Goldman
 1995 Jumanji
Alan Parrish
 1995 Aladdin on Ice (TV Movie)
Genie (voice, uncredited)
 1995 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (uncredited)
 1995 Nine Months
Dr. Kosevich
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie)
The Father
 1992-1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Robin Williams
- Montana (1994) ... Robin Williams
- Hank's Contract (1992) ... Robin Williams
 1994 Being Human
Hector
 1994 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Robert Ellison
- Bop Gun (1994) ... Robert Ellison
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
 1992 Toys
Leslie Zevo
 1992 Aladdin
Genie / Peddler (voice)
 1992 The Timekeeper (Short)
Timekeeper (voice)
 1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest
Batty Koda (voice)
 1991 A Wish for Wings That Work (TV Short)
The Kiwi (voice, as Sudy Nim)
 1991 Hook
Peter Banning
 1991 The Fisher King
Parry
 1991 Shakes the Clown
Mime Class Instructor (as Marty Fromage)
 1991 Dead Again
Dr. Cozy Carlisle
 1991 Rabbit Ears: The Fool and the Flying Ship (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1990 Awakenings
Dr. Malcolm Sayer
 1990 Cadillac Man
Joey O'Brien
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Everyman
 1989 Dead Poets Society
John Keating
 1989 Back to Neverland (Short)
Robin
 1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
King of the Moon (as Ray D. Tutto)
 1988 Portrait of a White Marriage
Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited)
 1988 Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1987 Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (TV Movie)
Big Eddie's Protégé
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
Adrian Cronauer
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Baby-san (voice)
 1986 Seize the Day (TV Movie)
Tommy Wilhelm
 1986 Club Paradise
Jack Moniker
 1986 The Best of Times
Jack Dundee
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
Gabby
- Sax Education (1984) ... Gabby
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson
Vladimir Ivanoff
 1983 The Survivors
Donald Quinelle
 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 The World According to Garp
T.S. Garp
 1978-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Mork / Self
- The Mork Report (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 3 (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 2 (1982) ... Mork
- Gotta Run: Part 1 (1982) ... Mork
- Cheerleader in Chains (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
 1978 America 2-Night (TV Series)
Jason Shine
- Olfactory Distosis Telethon (1978) ... Jason Shine
- Barbara Feldon & Jason Shine (1978) ... Jason Shine
 1977-1978 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Regular Performer
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Regular Performer
 1978 Sorority '62 (TV Movie)
Henry
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
 1977 Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?
Lawyer / Man with Toothache
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (25 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (38 credits)
Show Show Self (362 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (165 credits)

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Other Works:

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

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3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 51 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 84 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Susan Schneider  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Zak Williams | See more »

Parents:

McLaurin (Janin), Laurie | Williams, Robert Fitzgerald

Relatives:

Williams, McLaurin Clement 'Mickey' (grandchild)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[While accepting the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Good Will Hunting (1997)] Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, "Wonderful. Just have a back-up profession like welding.". See more »

Trivia:

Mara Buxbaum was his longtime press agent and publicist. See more »

Trademark:

Often played characters with mental instability and/or a deep capacity for violence (One Hour Photo, Insomnia) See more »

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