From his sold-out stand-up shows to his Oscar-winning turn on the big screen, we honor the late actor
Credit: Courtesy Robin Williams
Updated: Monday Aug 11, 2014 | 11:00 PM EDT
By: Kate Hogan and Alison Schwartz
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Whether he was portraying a teacher, a therapist or a genie, the late actor made us laugh, cry and think like no one else could
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Born July 21, 1951, to a former model and a Ford Motor Company executive, Chicago native Robin Williams began his showbiz career inside his own home, where he'd make his mother laugh by doing impressions of his grandmother, according to the AP.
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