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Robin McLaurin Williams

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Belvedere Tiburon, Marin County, California, United States
Cause of death: Suicide, asphyxia
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Fitzgerald Williams and Laura Williams
Husband of <private> Schneider
Ex-husband of Valerie Velardi and Marsha Lynn Williams
Father of Zachary Pym Williams; Zelda Rae Williams and Cody Alan Williams
Half brother of Robert Todd Williams and <private> Smith-Williams (Smith)

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Robin Williams

From Wikipedia (English):

Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951, died August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork and Mindy, and later stand-up comedy work, Williams has performed in many feature films since 1980. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He has also won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.


Williams was found unconscious in his home in unincorporated Tiburon, California, at around noon PDT on August 11, 2014. The Marin County Coroner Division suspects the death to be suicide by asphyxia, pending investigation. According to his publicist, Williams was "battling severe depression" in the time before his death, though his publicist would not confirm the reports that the death was suicide.

Williams' wife said, "I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken."

From IMDB:

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator Anselm J. McLaurin. Robin briefly studied political science, before enrolling at Juilliard School to study theatre. After he left Juilliard, he performed in nightclubs where he was discovered for the role of Mork on an episode of Happy Days (1974) and the subsequent spin-off Mork & Mindy (1978). Williams' wild comic talent involves a great deal of improvisation, following in the footsteps of his idol Jonathan Winters. Williams has also proven to be an effective dramatic actor and received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Good Will Hunting (1997).

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Robin Williams's Timeline

July 21, 1951
Chicago, Illinois, United States
June 4, 1978
Age 26
April 11, 1983
Age 31
Age 36

During Williams' first marriage, he was involved in an extramarital relationship with Michelle Tish Carter, a cocktail waitress whom he met in 1984. She sued him in 1986, claiming that he did not tell her he was infected with the herpes simplex virus before he embarked on a sexual relationship with her in the mid-1980s, during which, she said, he transmitted the virus to her. The case was settled out of court. Williams and Velardi divorced in 1988.

April 30, 1989
Age 37
July 31, 1989
Age 38
New York, New York County, New York, United States
March 11, 2005
Age 53

Robots is a 2005 American computer animated science fiction comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios for Twentieth Century Fox, and was released theatrically on March 11, 2005. The story was created by Chris Wedge and William Joyce, a children's book author/illustrator. Originally developing a film version of Joyce's book Santa Calls, Joyce and Wedge then decided to develop an original story about a world of robots. Joyce served as producer and production designer for the film. It features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear, Mel Brooks, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey and Robin Williams.

November 17, 2006
Age 55

Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation studio Animal Logic for Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures and Kingdom Feature Productions and was released in North American theaters on November 17, 2006. It is the first animated film produced by Kennedy Miller in association with visual effects/design company Animal Logic.

March 2008
Age 56
October 23, 2011
Age 60
Saint Helena, Napa County, California, United States