Robin Williams

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Robin Williams
Robin Williams.jpg
Birth name Robin McLaurin Williams
Born July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died August 11, 2014 in Tiburon, California, USA from suicide by hanging
Notable Roles Mork & Mindy: Mork
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Robin Williams was an American actor and comedian.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Mork & Mindy Mork 1978–1982 1 2 3 4
The Crazy Ones Simon Roberts 2013–2014 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Eight Is Enough 2x12 - The Return of Auntie V November 30, 1977
Happy Days Mork 5x22 - My Favorite Orkan February 28, 1978
America 2-Night Jason Shine 1x08 - Jason Shine April 19, 1978
America 2-Night Jason Shine 1x53 - Olfactory Distosis Telethon June 21, 1978
Happy Days Mork 6x24 - Mork Returns March 6, 1979
Out of the Blue (1979) Mork 1x01 - Random's Arrival September 9, 1979
Faerie Tale Theatre The Frog/Prince Robin 1x01 - The Tale of the Frog Prince September 11, 1982
SCTV Network 90 various parts 2x06 - Jane Eyrehead November 26, 1982
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 9x12 - Robin Williams/Adam Ant February 11, 1984
Pryor's Place Gabby 1x06 - Sax Education November 3, 1984
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 12x05 - Robin Williams/Paul Simon November 22, 1986
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 13x09 - Robin Williams/James Taylor January 23, 1988
Homicide: Life on the Street Robert Ellison 2x01 - Bop Gun January 6, 1994
Friends Tomas (uncredited) 3x24 - The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion May 8, 1997
L.A. Doctors Hugo Kingsley 1x14 - Just Duet January 18, 1999
Life with Bonnie Kevin Powalski 1x16 - Psychic February 4, 2003
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Merritt Rook 9x17 - Authority April 29, 2008

Specials

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Night of 100 Stars Himself March 8, 1982

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Popeye Popeye 1980
Good Morning, Vietnam Adrian Cronauer 1987
Dead Poets Society John Keating 1989
Aladdin The Genie (voice and narrator) 1992
Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Euphegenia Doubtfire 1993
Jumanji Alan Parrish 1995
The Birdcage Armand Goldman 1996
Flubber Prof. Philip Brainard 1997
Patch Adams Patch Adams 1998

Talk Show Appearances

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(4 Wins in 11 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1988) - Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1992) - The Fisher King
  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1994) - Mrs. Doubtfire

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2 Wins in 8 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (1987, 1988)

Academy Awards

(1 Win in 4 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Supporting Actor (1998) - Good Will Hunting

Trivia