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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 63 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
(1993)
Good Morning, Vietnam
Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer
(1987)
Good Will Hunting
(1997)
One Hour Photo
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
 2013 The Face of Love
Roger Stillman
 2013/I The Butler
Dwight D. Eisenhower
 2013 The Big Wedding
Father Moinighan
 2012 Louie (TV Series)
Robin
 2012 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dr. Eddy
 2011 Happy Feet Two
Ramon / Lovelace (voice)
 1981-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Robin Williams / Hal Greene / ...
 2009/I Old Dogs
Dan
 2009 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Robin Williams
 2009 Shrink
Holden
 2009/I World's Greatest Dad
Lance
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Merritt Rook
 2008 American Idol (TV Series)
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 Special)
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 / ...
 2003 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Kevin Powalski
 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 Martin
 1999 Jakob the Liar
Jakob
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Hugo Kingsley
 1998 Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin (Video Game)
Genie (voice)
 1998 Patch Adams
Patch Adams
 1998 What Dreams May Come
Chris Nielsen
 1998 One Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Genie
 1997 Good Will Hunting
Sean
 1997 Flubber
Professor Philip Brainard
 1997 Fathers' Day
Dale Putley
 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
 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
 1994 Being Human
Hector
 1994 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Robert Ellison
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
 1992 Toys
Leslie Zevo
 1992 Aladdin
Genie / Peddler (voice)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short)
Timekeeper (voice)
 1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest
Batty Koda (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 Hook
Peter Banning
 1991 The Fisher King
Parry
 1991 Dead Again
Doctor Cozy Carlisle
 1991 Shakes the Clown
Mime Class Instructor (as Marty Fromage)
 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 Bobby McFerrin: Don't Worry, Be Happy (Video short)
Robin Williams
 1988 Portrait of a White Marriage
Air Conditioning Salesman (uncredited)
 1988 Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
King of the Moon (as Ray D. Tutto)
 1987 Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (TV Movie)
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
Adrian Cronauer
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Baby-san (voice)
 1986 Seize the Day
Tommy Wilhelm
 1986 Club Paradise
Jack Moniker
 1986 The Best of Times
Jack Dundee
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
Gabby
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson
Vladimir Ivanoff
 1983 The Survivors
Donald Quinelle
 1982 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various
 1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
The Frog / Prince Robin
 1978-1982 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Mork / Himself
 1980 Popeye
Popeye
 1979 Out of the Blue (TV Series)
Mork
 1978-1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Mork
 1978 America 2-Night (TV Series)
Jason Shine
 1978 Sorority '62 (TV Movie)
Henry
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
 1977 Laugh-In (TV Series)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Various
 1977 Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?
Lawyer / Man with Toothache
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Other Works:

(1989, 1994, 1998) Provided voice talent for three Walt Disney World attractions: as Robin/Chuck/one of Peter Pan's Lost Boys (1989) in "The Magic of Disney Animation" at Disney-MGM Studios, as the Timekeeper (1994) in "Timekeeper" at the Magic Kingdom and as The Genie (1998) in the "Cyberlators" at Downtown Disney's ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 49 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on World's Greatest Dad (2009) being an "indictment of the modern grief industry", and asked if it's getting worse] Well, I think people want it. In a weird way, it's trying to keep hope alive.

[on if he does or doesn't share the film's "judgment on mawkish sentimentality"] Well, you just try and keep it in perspective; you have to remember the best and the worst. In America they really do ... See more »

Trivia:

Was best friends with Steven Spielberg. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently played offbeat and eccentric characters See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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