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Robin Williams

 
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 (69)

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)

Stage Credits

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

Photos

Bus Billboard for Robin Williams starring in the CBS Comedy ''The Crazy Ones''  on No Photo

Bus Billboard for Robin Williams starring in the CBS Comedy ''The Crazy Ones'' on November 29, 2013 in New York City.

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08/22/2014
Robin Williams.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ''Catch Me If You  Photo

Robin Williams.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ''Catch Me If You Can'' at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.

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Date:
08/22/2014
Robin Williams.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ''Catch Me If You  Photo

Robin Williams.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ''Catch Me If You Can'' at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.

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Date:
08/22/2014
Andrea Mariin, Martin Short, Shirley MacLaine, Guest & Robin Williams.attending the B Photo

Andrea Mariin, Martin Short, Shirley MacLaine, Guest & Robin Williams.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of ''Catch Me If You Can'' at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.

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Date:
08/22/2014
Robin Williams pictured in New York City in 1985. Photo

Robin Williams pictured in New York City in 1985.

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Date:
08/22/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [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

Comic Actress Charlene Zacks Stars In BIRDSEED CONFIDENTIAL Photo Comic Actress Charlene Zacks Stars In BIRDSEED CONFIDENTIAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

See comic actress Charlene Zacks in “Birdseed Confidential' at Toronto Fringe.

ALL OVER THE MAP is Now Playing at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Rid Photo ALL OVER THE MAP is Now Playing at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Acclaimed storyteller Bill Bowers recently sat down to discuss his newest show, All Over the Map, currently running through June 18th at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge.  The show is being presented by the American Theater Group (ATG), a professional regional theater company currently celebrating its tenth season. 

Kentucky Performing Arts Presents Comedian Marc Maron Photo Kentucky Performing Arts Presents Comedian Marc Maron
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022

Kentucky Performing Arts presents Marc Maron: This May Be the Last Time on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, 8:00 p.m..

BWW Interview: Glenn Davis High Scoring with KING JAMES Photo BWW Interview: Glenn Davis High Scoring with KING JAMES
by Gil Kaan - Jun 2, 2022

The next show at the Mark Taper Forum, Rajiv Joseph’s King James world premieres June 8, 2022 (with previews starting June 1st). Kenny Leon directs this co-production of Center Theatre Group and Steppenwolf Theatre Company starring Glenn Davis and Chris Perfetti. Glenn took some time to answer a few of my queries on King James, being co-artistic director at Steppenwolf Theatre and working with a one-of-a-kind co-star.

Comic Marc Maron Comes to Boulder Theater September 2022 Photo Comic Marc Maron Comes to Boulder Theater September 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

Comedy Works Entertainment will welcome MARC MARON: THIS MAY BE THE LAST TIME TOUR coming to Boulder Theater on Thursday, September 22nd at 8:00pm.

BWW Showstoppers! How MRS. DOUBTFIRE Star Rob McClure Is Throwing Audiences for a 'Lo Photo BWW Showstoppers! How MRS. DOUBTFIRE Star Rob McClure Is Throwing Audiences for a 'Loop'
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2022

Behind the scenes on 'About Time' from Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway straight from Rob McClure. In BroadwayWorld's Showstoppers series, we're unpacking what goes into creating and performing some of Broadway's most ovation-worthy numbers.

Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland Photo Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

On Monday, May 9, Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte stormed the Birdland stage with another episode of her series ‚ÄúPlus 1,‚ÄĚ with very special guest, songwriter Marc Shaiman.¬†

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick & Harvey Fierstein Talk FUNNY GIRL, PLAZA SUITE & More on WA Photo VIDEO: Matthew Broderick & Harvey Fierstein Talk FUNNY GIRL, PLAZA SUITE & More on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

Broderick, who is currently starring in Plaza Suite on Broadway, discussed the A-list audience members who attended The Producers, watching Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City, and more. Fierstein gave his thoughts on Mrs. Doubtfire coming to Broadway, Pamela Anderson in Chicago, and more.

Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway! Photo Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

The classic comedy Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall! It was announced today that the new musical will begin performances on Tuesday, November 1 and officially open Sunday, December 11 at  the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).  Find out who's in the cast and on the creative team!

Photos: Inside Closing Weekend of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Seacoast Rep, Featuring Max F Photo Photos: Inside Closing Weekend of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Seacoast Rep, Featuring Max From Ru Paul's Drag Race
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022

The Seacoast Repertory Theatre closes a sell out run of a celebratory production of La Cage Aux Folles, the musical farce showcasing drag culture with the optimistic, universal message ‚ÄúI Am What I Am.‚ÄĚ

Robin Williams Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Part Two of HBO Max Docuseries THE WAY DOWN VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoBWW 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 ‚ÄúHook,‚ÄĚ shares his favorite moments working on the film and with the cast.

VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman! VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 ‚ÄúAladdin,‚ÄĚ stopped by 'TODAY Show' to share how her character has ‚Äúgiven voice to people who felt trapped by their circumstances.‚ÄĚ 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 VideoVIDEO: 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' VideoNoah 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