Robin Williams 1951-2014

Remembering Robin Williams: His Life in Pictures

From his sold-out stand-up shows to his Oscar-winning turn on the big screen, we honor the late actor two years after his tragic death


"No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world," Williams stated in 1989's Dead Poets Society, a drama marked by his nuanced portrayal of an English teacher who dares to think outside the classroom. His performance as John Keating earned him another Oscar nod, as well as a Golden Globe nomination.