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Robin Williams

 
Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1952 (70)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Bio:
Robin Williams was was a fixture in the world of of entertainment, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star with five Grammys to his credit and three charting albums on the Billboard 200. He rose to fame after his role as 'Mork' in the TV series Mork & Mindy and went on to star in the movies ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Robin Williams was was a fixture in the world of of entertainment, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star with five Grammys to his credit and three charting albums on the Billboard 200. He rose to fame after his role as 'Mork' in the TV series Mork & Mindy and went on to star in the movies ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Tiger
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Estragon
  [Broadway]
1979
Performer

Robin Williams Biography

Robin Williams was was a fixture in the world of of entertainment, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star with five Grammys to his credit and three charting albums on the Billboard 200. 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.

Williams 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' most recent projects included 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.




Robin Williams News

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Postponed at The Concourse in Chatswood Due to COVID-19 Photo LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Postponed at The Concourse in Chatswood Due to COVID-19
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 27, 2022

COVID-19 has struck numerous members of the cast and production team of La Cage Aux Folles, forcing the production to reschedule the season at The Concourse in Chatswood from 30 November 2022 to 1 February 2023.

Previews: HAIRSPRAY at The Playhouse Photo Previews: HAIRSPRAY at The Playhouse
by Greer Firestone - Nov 21, 2022

When it opened on Broadway in 2002, HAIRSPRAY won an extraordinary eight Tony awards. Its popularity has never waned and the tour will visit The Playhouse on December 1-4.

Review: JUST FOR US at Woolly Mammoth Photo Review: JUST FOR US at Woolly Mammoth
by Mary Lincer - Nov 20, 2022

What did our critic think of JUST FOR US at Woolly Mammoth?

Comedian Brad Williams to Perform at The Den Theatre in December Photo Comedian Brad Williams to Perform at The Den Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

The Den Theatre will present comedian Brad Williams, performing four stand-up shows December 16 & 17, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage.

Review: ALADDIN at Broadway Across America Photo Review: ALADDIN at Broadway Across America
by Melissa Hall - Nov 17, 2022

Broadway Across America does big musicals well. Obviously, the trend of movie-to-musical has touched every genre, but Disney musicals tend to translate well in that medium. Aladdin is no exception. Everything is big, bright, sparkling, and bursting with color. The special effects don’t disappoint. There are lightning-fast costume changes and spectacular sets. The Cave of Wonders is particularly impressive.

HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023 Photo HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

HBO has announced a new stand-up comedy special featuring Marc Maron. The special, which will feature new material, will be taped in front of a live audience at New York City’s Town Hall. Marc Maron has four stand-up specials including “More Later” (2015) on Epix, and “Thinky Pain” (2013), “Marc Maron: Too Real” (2017) and “End Times Fun” (2020)

Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES at Lush Lounge & Theater Photo Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES at Lush Lounge & Theater
by Jared Fessler - Nov 13, 2022

What did our critic think of LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES at Lush Lounge & Theater?

Review: DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at Ensemble Photo Review: DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - Nov 4, 2022

What did our critic think of DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at Ensemble?

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Announces Cast at The Concourse in Chatswood Photo LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Announces Cast at The Concourse in Chatswood
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

After 37 years, La Cage aux Folles is returning to Sydney for an exclusive gala season at The Concourse in Chatswood from 30 November 2022 and the producers have announced the all-star cast joining Paul Capsis in the lead role as Albin.

Review: ON BECKETT at A.C.T. Serves Up Bill Irwin's Enthralling Take on the Iconic Wr Photo Review: ON BECKETT at A.C.T. Serves Up Bill Irwin's Enthralling Take on the Iconic Writer's Work
by Jim Munson - Oct 20, 2022

What did our critic think of ON BECKETT at A.C.T.? Master clown Bill Irwin is the perfect guide through the world of Samuel Beckett in this beguiling and exceedingly entertaining show that excavates the humor in the great master's work while still honoring its underlying existential angst.

Robin Williams Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Part Two of HBO Max Docuseries THE WAY DOWN Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Part Two of HBO Max Docuseries THE WAY DOWN

by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 13, 2022

During today’s panel at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival, HBO Max debuted a first look clip for part two of THE WAY DOWN: GOD, GREED, AND THE CULT OF GWEN SHAMBLIN. The final two episodes of the documentary series will be available to stream on Thursday, April 28.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories Videoplay
VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories

by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2021

Christine Baranski discusses working in film and television during a pandemic and shares her most memorable Tony Awards moments.

VIDEO: Rami Malek Talks About Meeting Robin Williams on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Rami Malek Talks About Meeting Robin Williams on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2021

Rami Malek shares what it was like to work with Robin Williams on Night at the Museum, then dishes on the overwhelming experience of landing the role of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody and hanging out with Denzel Washington on The Little Things set.

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Talks Election Coverage on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Talks Election Coverage on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2020

Sarah Silverman reveals what she did on election night, trades off Robin Williams stories with Jimmy and talks about working with Ben Folds on the perfect theme song for The Sarah Silverman Podcast.

BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Christine Baranski Sings 'The Love You Left Behind' on FANCY NANCY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2020

Christine Baranski voices a lead role in Disneya??s a?oeFancy Nancya?? animated series and this Sundaya??s new episode features a beautiful song by her character, Mrs. Devine.

VIDEO: HOOK Star Dante Basco Talks Working With Robin Williams on TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: HOOK Star Dante Basco Talks Working With Robin Williams on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2019

Dante Basco, who played Rufio in Steven Spielberg's 1991 movie “Hook,” shares his favorite moments working on the film and with the cast.

VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman!

by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2019

On this day we celebrate legendary composer of stage and screen, the great Marc Shaiman!

VIDEO: Watch Princess Jasmine Actress Linda Larkin Recreate Her Favorite Lines from A Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Princess Jasmine Actress Linda Larkin Recreate Her Favorite Lines from ALADDIN on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

Linda Larkin, who voiced Jasmine in Disney's 1992 “Aladdin,” stopped by 'TODAY Show' to share how her character has “given voice to people who felt trapped by their circumstances.” She also talks about what it was like to work with Robin Williams. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Talks Hanging Out With Muhammad Ali & Robin Williams on THE LATE Videoplay
VIDEO: Billy Crystal Talks Hanging Out With Muhammad Ali & Robin Williams on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019

Billy Crystal, who has a new mobile app called 'Roast 'Em,' stopped by 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' to remember some wild times at Friars Club roasts in the good-old-days. Watch the clip below!

Noah Gundersen Releases Music Video for 'Lover' Videoplay
Noah Gundersen Releases Music Video for 'Lover'

by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 23, 2019

Acclaimed musician Noah Gundersen has announced the release of his sensual video for 'Lover,' available for viewing today on YouTube. The video had been available exclusively on Apple Music since last Friday. 'Lover' is the title track from Gundersen's fourth album, which arrives August 23 via Cooking Vinyl.


Robin Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robin Williams been in?
Robin Williams has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Robin Williams been in?
Robin Williams has not appeared in the West End