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Entertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San FransiscoEntertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San Fransisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, hundreds of entertainment industry members gathered in Curran Theatre (San Diego, CA) for a private memorial celebrating the life of the late Robin Williams. (more...)

Robin Williams Daughter Shares Message of Gratitude on TwitterRobin Williams Daughter Shares Message of Gratitude on Twitter
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Only a month after the tragic death of legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams, daughter Zelda Williams turned to Twitter to share her gratitude to fans for their unending support during these difficult weeks. (more...)

Robin Williams Daughter Returns to Twitter to Share Fierstein's Anti-Bullying QuoteRobin Williams Daughter Returns to Twitter to Share Fierstein's Anti-Bullying Quote
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Zelda Williams has returned to Twitter after quitting the social media site days after the death of her father Robin Williams. (more...)

Robin Williams to Return as 'Teddy Roosevelt' For NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 3?Robin Williams to Return as 'Teddy Roosevelt' For NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 3?
by Movies News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Robin Williams is in talks to reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt in the third installment of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, which will begin production in February 2014. (more...)

New York Times Writer to Pen Robin Williams BiographyNew York Times Writer to Pen Robin Williams Biography
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that New York Times writer Dave Itzkoff, who wrote Robin Williams's obituary for the newspaper, will pen a biography on the actor. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy Awards
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2014

Billy Crystal honored the late Robin Williams tonight at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. You can watch the heartfelt tribute below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Robin WilliamsPhoto Flash: Remembering Robin Williams
by Walter McBride - Aug 22, 2014

It's been over a week since the world lost entertainment legend Robin Williams, who passed away last Monday. The beloved actor and comedian was 63 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers Robin. (more...)

VIDEO: Robin Williams Sent Well Wishes to Terminally Ill Fan Prior to DeathVIDEO: Robin Williams Sent Well Wishes to Terminally Ill Fan Prior to Death
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

As one of his final acts of good will, Robin Williams recorded a video message for New Zealander Vivian Waller, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in January. Meeting Williams, along with marrying her partner and seeing her daughter's first birthday, made her bucket list. The late actor recently discovered her wish, though Waller had become too ill to travel, according to the Sunday Star Times - instead, sending her the video below that was released yesterday. (more...)

Bravo to Air Robin Williams' INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 8/21Bravo to Air Robin Williams' INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 8/21
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Bravo Media's “Inside the Actors Studio” hosted by James Lipton, commemorates the life and career of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams with a special broadcast of his appearance on the Emmy Award-winning series on Thursday, August 21 at 8pm ET/PT. The episode originally aired on Sunday, June 10, 2001, and for the 250th episode of “Inside the Actors Studio,” fans chose Williams' appearance as their favorite in a poll on BravoTV.com. (more...)

TV Land to Air 20/20: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBIN WILLIAMS, 8/17TV Land to Air 20/20: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBIN WILLIAMS, 8/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

TV Land will air '20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams,' ABC's special tribute to the late Emmy(R) and Academy Award(R)-winning actor and comedian, this coming Sunday, August 17th at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Michael J. Fox Reacts to News of Robin Williams Parkinson's DiagnosisMichael J. Fox Reacts to News of Robin Williams Parkinson's Diagnosis
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Upon hearing the news, actor Michael J. Fox, who also suffers from Parkinson's, took to Twitter to share that he was 'stunned' upon hearing the news about his close friend. (more...)

Walt Disney's Twitter Tribute Depicts Robin Williams's 'Genie' in the StarsWalt Disney's Twitter Tribute Depicts Robin Williams's 'Genie' in the Stars
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Walt Disney Company took to Twitter to honor the comedic genius who voiced the iconic character 'Genie' in the animated film ALADDIN. (more...)

Robin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's DiseaseRobin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has today released a statement revealing that her husband was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease. (more...)

Disney Networks to Air ALADDIN Throughout this Weekend in Honor of Robin WilliamsDisney Networks to Air ALADDIN Throughout this Weekend in Honor of Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

In fond remembrance of one of the world's greatest and most beloved actors, Robin Williams, Disney's animated movie 'Aladdin' will be presented SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 and SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. Williams voiced the 1992 film's treasured character, Genie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin WilliamsPhoto Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin Williams
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 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 were dimmed in his memory last night, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters, along with Times Square below. (more...)

66th Annual Emmy Awards to Honor Robin Williams66th Annual Emmy Awards to Honor Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

People reports that the 66th Annual Emmy Awards, airing August 25 on NBC, will feature several tributes to Robin Williams. The comedic legend passed away on Monday at the age of 63. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor Robin WilliamsPhoto Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor 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 were dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters below. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tonight in Honor of Award-Winning Actor Robin WilliamsBroadway 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...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Friend Like Him - A Robin Williams MemorialFLASH SPECIAL: A Friend Like Him - A Robin Williams Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 12, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on one of the most popular and prolific comedians and actors of our age in honor of his unexpected passing this week, Robin Williams. (more...)

Official Reveals New Details on Robin Williams' DeathOfficial 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...)

Robin Williams' Daughter Shares Emotional Message on TwitterRobin Williams' Daughter Shares Emotional Message on Twitter
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of comedic great Robin Williams, his daughter Zelda took to Twitter last night to share an emotional message as well as a quote from Antoine De Saint-Exupery's classic children's book The Little Prince (more...)

Disney CEO Robert Iger Comments on Passing of Robin Williams' 'He Was a True Disney Legend'Disney CEO Robert Iger Comments on Passing of Robin Williams' 'He Was a True Disney Legend'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of stage and screen icon Robin Williams, Robert Iger, chairman and CEO of Walt Disney, released a statement on the impact he had worldwide (more...)

Nathan Lane, Harvey Fierstein & More React to Passing of Robin WilliamsNathan Lane, Harvey Fierstein & More React to Passing of Robin Williams
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world continues to mourn the tragic loss of stage and screen star Robin Williams, tributes from many of his colleagues continue to pour in on Twitter and personal statements (more...)

President Obama Issues Statement on Passing of Robin Williams: 'He Touched Every Element of the Human Spirit'President Obama Issues Statement on Passing of Robin Williams: 'He Touched Every Element of the Human Spirit'
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the tragic loss of the great comedic talent, Robin Williams, The White House has issued the following statement from President Obama (more...)

ALADDIN Composer Alan Menken Reacts to Passing of Robin WilliamsALADDIN Composer Alan Menken Reacts to Passing of Robin Williams
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

As the world mourns the loss of comedic great Robin Williams, composer Alan Menken, who worked with the actor in the hit animated Disney film ALADDIN, gave Billboard a statement on his reaction to the tragic news (more...)

Juilliard School Releases Statement on Passing of Robin WilliamsJuilliard 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...)

ALADDIN's 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart Releases Statement on Robin Williams' Passing- 'Robin Williams has influenced my life greatly'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...)

Broadway's ALADDIN Genies React to Robin Williams' DeathBroadway's ALADDIN Genies React to Robin Williams' Death
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Robin Williams is well known for his voice work as the high-energy, pun-tastic, hilarious 'Genie' in Disney's 1992 animated film. And now cast members from Broadway's Aladdin have reacted to the actor's passing, including the show's current, Tony-winning 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart and standby Michael James Scott. Scroll down to see what the actors had to say, and stay tuned for updates... (more...)

Stage and Screen Stars Mourn the Loss of Robin Williams on TwitterStage and Screen Stars Mourn the Loss of Robin Williams on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

As BWW reported earlier this evening, comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams died this morning, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. A slew of stars took to Twitter following the announcement to express their gratitude to the performer and wish him well. Scroll down to see what they had to say, and check back for updates later tonight and tomorrow morning! (more...)

President Obama on the Passing of Robin Williams: 'He Was One of a Kind'President Obama on the Passing of Robin Williams: 'He Was One of a Kind'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

As BWW reported earlier this evening, comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams died this morning, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. Chiming in following the news of the actor's passing, President Obama released the following statement... (more...)

The Recording Academy Remembers Robin WilliamsThe Recording Academy Remembers Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

As BWW reported earlier this evening, comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams died this morning, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Recording Academy's President and CEO Neil Portnow just released the following statement on Williams' death. (more...)

Breaking News: Comedian and Award-Winning Actor Robin Williams Passes Away at 63Breaking News: Comedian and Award-Winning Actor Robin Williams Passes Away at 63
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

According to published reports, comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams died this morning, August 11, 2014. He was 63. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Robin Williams on BroadwayBWW Flashback: Robin Williams on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2014

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... (more...)

Robin Williams, Chris Columbus to Return for MRS. DOUBTFIRE SequelRobin Williams, Chris Columbus to Return for MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Fox 2000 is developing a sequel to MRS. DOUBTFIRE, which hit theaters in 1993 starring Robin Williams. Original director Chris Columbus and Williams would both return for part two. David Berenbaum (Elf) will pen the script. (more...)

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