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Remembering Robin Williams: His Most Beloved Roles | Robin Williams

UpdatePosted 08/13/2014 03:30PM

Remembering Robin Williams Through His Most Beloved Roles

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.

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Robin Williams's Most Heartwarming Children's Films

UpdatePosted 08/13/2014 11:20AM

Robin Williams's Most Heartwarming Children's Films

Originally posted 08/12/2014 12:45PM

"I love kids, but they are a tough audience," Robin Williams once told the U.K.'s Telegraph.

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U.S. Troops Honor Robin Williams Who Brought Joy to Men & Women at War

Remembering Robin Williams: How He Brought Joy to American Troops on USO Tours

Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:00PM

Robin Williams brought laughter to even the darkest corners of the world.

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WATCH: Robin Williams's Legendary Appearance on Inside the Actors Studio

Originally posted 08/12/2014 04:15PM

Part of Inside the Actors Studio is a questionnaire in which host James Lipton asks his guest the following question: "If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?"

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Robin Williams's Best Film Roles: A Look Back

Robin Williams's Best Film Roles: PEOPLE's Critic Looks Back

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.

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Ben Affleck Thanks Robin Williams for 'Making My Dreams Come True'

Ben Affleck Thanks Robin Williams for 'Making My Dreams Come True'

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."

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Coroner: Robin Williams Hanged Himself with a Belt

Coroner: Robin Williams Death Ruled Suicide by Asphyxiation

Originally posted 08/12/2014 02:25PM

Robin Williams's cause of death was suicide by asphyxiation, authorities in Marin County, California, have confirmed.

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Inside the Struggles and Comic Genius of Robin Williams

Inside Robin Williams's Private Struggles – And His Comedic Genius

Originally posted 08/12/2014 01:45PM

Robin Williams could do it all: make an audience helpless with laughter, move them to tears, astound filmmakers with take after take of improvised comic genius.

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8 Photos of Robin Williams with Animals that Will Make You Smile

UpdatePosted 08/12/2014 01:15PM

8 Photos of Robin Williams with Animals that Will Make You Smile

Originally posted 08/12/2014 12:30PM

Lovely, sweet and kind are just some of the adjectives friends have used to describe the incomparable Robin Williams. And, if they could find the words, it's likely his furry friends would describe the late actor in much the same way.

Williams's Instagram feed is filled with adorable shots of him kicking back with many an animal friend, including his road dog Verna Pearl (above), whose unexpected passing last year left him deeply saddened.

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Robin Williams Teaches Sesame Street 'What It Means to Be Alive'

UpdatePosted 08/12/2014 01:00PM

Life Lessons from Robin Williams's Sesame Street Appearances

Originally posted 08/12/2014 12:05PM

Those of us who grew up watching Robin Williams movies no doubt took away a life lesson or two. Aside from perhaps Dead Poets Society, Williams was never more in teaching mode than he was during his guest appearances on Sesame Street. At this moment, it feels especially heartening to look back on what the actor helped us learn.

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