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Actor Report - Robin Williams

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Robin Williams
Actor Biography
Robin McLaurin Williams was born July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois.
And died August 11,2014 from suicide.
Mr. Williams was the Great-great grandson of Senator Anselm J. McLaurin, The Mississippi Governor.
Briefly studied political science, then enrolled at Juilliard to study theater.
had three different wives
Had three children Cody, Zak, Zelda.
First & Most Recent Role
In 1977, his is first role was in "The Richard Pryor Show" in which he played various roles.
Mr. Williams most recent role, unfortunately his last, was in
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
, as Henry Altmann.
Trivia
Known for his constant improv, in "Mork & Mindy", script writers finally put on his script lines, 'Mork can go off here.'
Robin Williams was a big fan of The Legend of Zelda Video Games. So he named his daughter, Zelda Williams. Both appeared in
The Legend of Zelda: Sky Sword Commercial
in 2011.
Mrs. Doubtfire
In 1993,Mr. Williams played the role of Daniel Hillard/ Mrs. Doubtfire, in the film Mrs. Doubtfire.
Robin Williams improvised so much that some shots of the movie could have been PG,PG-13,R,NC-17, even though is was intentionally PG-13.
The character of "Mrs. Doubtfire" took around 4 1/2 hours each day.
Jumanji
In 1995, Robin Williams played the role of Alan Parrish.
Jumanji
was the next film in to develop CGI concepts like
Jurassic Park
.
In the French dub, the two french girls at the end speak spanish instead of French like in the English dub.
Hunter "Patch" Adams
Aladdin
In 1992, Mr. Williams provided the voice for "Genie", in the Disney animated film,
Aladdin
. Which was released to the US on November 25.
Mr.Williams was turned down the nomination for Best Supporting Actor Academy, because he just only voiced a genie.
Most of his dialogue for
Aladdin
was ad-libbed. They had over 16 hours of material. Since most of his lines were ad-libbed, the script for
Aladdin
was turned down for the nomination of Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award.
Other Jobs
An Oscar, in 1998, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for
Good Will Hunting
(1997)
A Golden Globe, in 1994,Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Mrs. Doubtfire
(1993)
Blockbuster Entertainment Award, in 1989,Favorite Actor/Actress - Family
Flubber
(1997)
Talk Show Appearances
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", 27 episodes, (1992-2013)
"Late Show With David Letterman",16 episodes, (1993-2013)
"Jimmy Kimel, Live!", 10 episodes, (2004-2013)
Stephanie Villalobos, Period 4




July 21 1951-August 11 2014
Favorite Role
A Director for "Mork & Mindy"(1982), "Comic Relief"(1986)
A Writer for "Comic Relief" (1986)
Producer for
Jakob the Liar(
1999),
Mrs
.
Doubtfire(
1993), &" Comic Relief"(1986)
Awards Won
I choose Robin Williams because he was an actor that would make me smile, laugh and even cry. And he also taught me the best medication is laughter. Mr. Williams had a great range of comedy and roles. Robin Williams take characters and bring them to life. His talents went beyond limits to make thousands of different voices and impressions. Robin Williams would toss the script away an come up with lines and quotes we will diffidently always remember.
Did Mr. Williams leave an impact? Yes. He left me feeling good or inspired after each and every one of his performances . Just the fact wherever he went or did, he'd bring a smile to us all. One of those things made us all cry,him leaving. But, he's in a better place now. Robin Williams will forever be one of the greatest actors of all time.
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