Robin Williams News

Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1952 (62)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Male
VIDEO: Seth Meyers Pays Tribute to Robin Williams on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, host Seth Meyers took a few minutes at the top of the show to pay tribute to the late comedian Robin Williams (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tonight in Honor of Award-Winning Actor Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

VIDEO: Henry Winkler Remembers Robin Williams: 'You Were in the Presence of Greatness'
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Henry Winkler stopped by this morning's TODAY to remember the comic genius of Robin Williams (more...)

UPDATE: Mia Farrow, Marlee Matlin & More Stars Take to Twitter to Remember Lauren Bacall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. And as the news of her death travels across the web, celebrities have begun to express their loss and thanks to the great actress. Scroll down for their memories of and tributes to Bacall, and be sure to check back as more heartfelt words pour in... (more...)

The Hub to Air HAPPY DAYS 'Orkan' Episode in Tribute to Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Hub Network is paying tribute to the legendary actor Robin Williams with a special airing of the 'Happy Days' episode 'My Favorite Orkan,' which will air two times (more...)

VIDEO: CONAN Shows Why Robin Williams Was the 'Best Talk-Show Guest Ever'
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

On last night's CONAN on TBS, host Conan O'Brien recalled Robin Williams incredible generosity and his many hilarious visits to the show. Check out the clip below! (more...)

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Celebrates ROBIN WILLIAMS with Special Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has installed a photograph of celebrated American comedian and actor Robin Williams today. The work is in the first-floor gallery where the museum memorializes the passing and celebrates the lives of people represented in the museum's collection. The photograph was taken for Time magazine by Michael Dressler in 1979. (more...)

Comedian Jim Norton Pays Tribute to Robin Williams in TIME.com Op-Ed
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Comedian, radio personality, actor and New York Times bestselling author Jim Norton penned a moving op-ed regarding the passing of Robin Williams on TIME.com (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Reenacts Robin Williams Routines in Heartfelt Tribute
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Fallon celebrated the life and comic genius of Robin Williams by sharing archive footage of his first Tonight Show appearance with then-host Johnny Carson and re-enacting some of his funniest comic routines. (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Williams Thinks Happy Thoughts, Takes First PETER PAN Flight
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

People writes that Allison Williams, set to lead NBC's PETER PAN LIVE this winter, is one step -- or swoop, maybe? -- closer to Neverland, as the actress just began flight training for the production. Watch her soar in the video below (more...)

Comedy Works to Tribute Robin Williams with Shows Supporting SPCC, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

In light of the recent news regarding the passing of comedic genius Robin Williams, Comedy Works is planning to host two fundraisers in his honor on Thursday, August 21 -- two shows, two locations. (more...)

Ben Affleck Thanks Robin Williams For Launching His Career With GOOD WILL HUNTING
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Actor, writer, director and producer Ben Affleck took to Facebook earlier today to express his gratitude to Robin Williams for the part the star played in bringing GOOD WILL HUNTING to fruition, as well as his overall impact on Affleck's life and career. (more...)

Official Reveals New Details on Robin Williams' Death
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of comedic great Robin Williams, more details have surfaced on how the actor died. According to the New York Times, a coroner's office official reported today that Williams hanged himself with a belt at his home on Monday, August 11, 2014. (more...)

USO Releases Statement on Passing of Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The USO has released a statement on the passing of Robin Williams (more...)

Real Life Vietnam Air Force DJ Comments on Passing of Robin Williams
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

In an interview published in today's USA Today, Cronauer spoke about his sorrow over hearing the news of the actor's passing . (more...)

Josh Gad Reveals 'Olaf' Performance Was Inspired by Robin Williams
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

In a beautiful tribute published in today's USA TODAY, Book of Momon star Josh Gad looks back at his cherished friendship with actor and comedian Robin Williams who he calls 'our life coach.' (more...)

VIDEO: Comedy Central Pays Tribute to Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Robin Williams received the 2012 Comedy Icon Award from Comedy Central. The network released the following statement in tribute to the late comedian (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Robin Williams in One of His Final Films NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

20th Century Fox has released an all-new trailer for NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB, hitting theaters on December 19th, 2014. The film marks one of comedian Robin Williams final projects. (more...)

ALADDIN's 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart Releases Statement on Robin Williams' Passing- 'Robin Williams has influenced my life greatly'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the loss of comedic great Robin Williams, James Monroe Iglehart, who currently plays the onstage counterpart to Williams' beloved 'Genie' from ALADDIN, released the following statement on the tragedy: (more...)

Juilliard School Releases Statement on Passing of Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Robin Williams was enrolled at The Juilliard School in the Diploma course from 1973-74 and in the B.F.A. program from 1974-75 to 1975-76. (He withdrew on February 10, 1976.) (more...)

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