BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

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Comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams died this morning, August 11, 2014. He was 63. Scroll down for a look back at Williams' time on Broadway and around the Broadway world...

Williams was a fixture of the entertainment world, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star. He rose to fame after his role as 'Mork' in the TV series Mork & Mindy and went on to star in the movies Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Awakenings, The Fisher King and Good Will Hunting, for which he won the 1997 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

The actor starred on the silver screen in comedies such as Popeye, Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Night at the Museum and Happy Feet.

He recently appeared in the films The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Boulevard and Lee Daniels' The Butler, as well as the comedy series The Crazy Ones opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar. Williams' upcoming projects include Merry Friggin' Christmas, Absolutely Anything and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

Williams made his Broadway debut in 2002 in Robin Williams: Live on Broadway and returned in 2011 for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. He also appeared off-Broadway opposite Steve Martin in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Lincoln Center in 1988.


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BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

Photos below by Carol Rosegg

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

Photos below by Walter McBride

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

Photos below by Peter James Zielinski

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

Photo below by Kevin Thomas Garcia

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

Below, Robin Williams is shown on stage at the 2011 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre in New York on June 12, 2011. Credit: CBS/John P. Filo /Landov.

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway

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