(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 ...
3 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
24 Interviews |
51 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
84 Magazine Cover Photos |
Marty Fromage | Sudy Nim | Robin | Ray D. Tutto | Robin Willaims
5' 7" (1.7 m)
McLaurin (Janin), Laurie
| Williams, Robert Fitzgerald
Williams, McLaurin Clement 'Mickey'
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Cocaine is nothing new; it's been part of Hollywood from the outset. It's the pressure, I think. People use it to relieve that, and for me it was about getting numb and forgetting. I did coke so I wouldn't have to talk to anyone. For me it was a true sedative, a way to pull back from the world.
He 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
Often clean-shaven in comedies while bearded in dramatic films