Robin Williams

Robin Williams

American, Actor
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Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Born in Chicago, Williams began performing stand-up comedy in San Francisco and Los Angeles during the mid-1970s, After rising to fame playing the alien Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams established a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for his improvisation skills and the wide variety of memorable character voices he created. Many critics have lauded Williams as one of the funniest comedians of all time.

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Full name at birth
Robin McLaurin Williams
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Claim to fame
Mork & Mindy, Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Mrs. Doubtfire
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Date of birth
21 July 1951
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Place of birth
St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Date of death
11 August 2014
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Paradise Cay, California, USA
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Cause of death
Suicide By Hanging (Asphyxia)
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Resting place
Cremated; ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay
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Occupation
Actor, voice actor, comedian, singer
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5' 7" (170 cm)
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills, Michigan, USA (Left Way Prior To Graduation)
  • Redwood High School, Larkspur, California, USA (1969)
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University
  • Political Science, Claremont Men's College, Claremont, California, USA (dropped out)
  • Drama, College of Marin, Kentfield, California, USA and Novato, California, USA
  • Drama, Juilliard School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (Group 6, 1973–1976)
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