06:03 AM EDT 11/23/2014
Originally posted 08/12/2014 02:30PM
Robin Williams, who committed suicide Monday at the age of 63, came to fame as a stand-up comedian and sitcom star, but over the course of his long career, Williams proved himself a limitless talent, equally at home in family films, adult dramas and everything in between.
As the world mourns Williams, let's look back at the roles that made the actor so beloved.
Originally posted 08/12/2014 03:30PM
Robin Williams was a talent unto himself, able to ricochet from performances that were riotously funny to ones that were extremely sensitive, even somber. The wide, unstoppable mouth expressed the exuberant humor. The eyes – small, watchful and blue – seemed to express the sadness and the thoughtfulness. Here are some of my favorite movies from his eclectic but distinguished career.
Originally posted 08/12/2014 03:00PM
Ben Affleck has issued a heartfelt tribute to his friend and mentor Robin Williams, thanking his Good Will Hunting costar for "everything."
Originally posted 08/12/2014 07:10AM
Nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 70th Academy Awards in 1998, Robin Williams was in good company. He was up for the Oscar alongside Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Anthony Hopkins (Amistad), Greg Kinnear (As Good as It Gets) and Burt Reynolds (Boogie Nights).
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