Remembering Robin Williams on his 70th Birthday
Robin Williams is undeniably one of the best comedic geniuses of our time. He was a skilled performer, funny comedian, and talented actor that truly created memorable characters and movies.
Today, fans around the world are remembering Robin Williams and celebrating what would be his 70th Birthday.
Robin Williams skyrocketed to stardom in the late 1970s portraying the quirky and fun-loving alien in Mork & Mindy.
Fans remember his eclectic roles in Popeye and later Good Morning Vietnam, earning himself an Academy Award nomination.
Williams was known as a talented comedian and skilled improvisational performer. He starred in numerous memorable comedies including Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, and fan favorite, Hook!
And who can forget his role as the Genie in Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin?
This role paved the way for future voice-over work in animated films FernGully, Robots, Happy Feet, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
The dynamic actor also excelled in dramatic films. Dead Poets Society, Patch Adams, and Good Will Hunting are just a few of the moving dramas starring Williams.
Happy 70th Birthday #RobinWilliams
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Struggling with Mental Health challenges, Williams died by suicide at just 63 years old in 2014. His sudden death left fans and the acting community shocked and saddened.
Williams’ final movie role was as the voice of Dennis the Dog in the sci-fi comedy, Absolutely Anything. Prior to his death, he was hoping to resurrect one if his most ionic roles, Mrs Doubtfire, in Mrs. Doubtfire 2.
Though Williams’ life ended tragically early, his fans can be grateful that he left a one-of-a-kind legacy of amazing movies and memorable characters.
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