Robin Williams

Robin Williams

American actor and comedian
Undisputed king of manic comedy beginning in the 1970s; one of America's biggest movie stars after the 1980s.Wikipedia
BornJuly 21, 1951
HometownChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Net worth$50 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseSusan Schneider, Marsha Garces Williams, Valerie Velardi
ChildrenZelda Williams, Cody Williams, Zachary Williams
ParentsRobert Williams, Laura McLaurin


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Robin Williams' son marks late actor's 73rd birthday

  • The son of the late Robin Williams, Zak Williams, has marked what would have been his father's 73rd birthday. In a touching post shared via X, Zak wrote, "Dad, on what would be your 73rd birthday, I remember you for all the hope and joy you brought to the world. "There's not a week that goes by without someone sharing with me how you helped them through a dark time or a rough patch. I'm so grateful to be your son. Love you forever." The post was accompanied by a black and white throwback photo o


Kevin Costner nearly missed out to Robin Williams in Field of Dreams

The Oscar winner told GQ magazine that Williams was also in the running to star as Ray Kinsella in the classic sports fantasy film. At the time, Williams had recently starred in Dead Poets Society and was rising through the ranks thanks to his roles on TV's Mork & Mindy and in the film Good Morning, Vietnam. "There was an interesting thing because Robin Williams, bless his heart, there was a moment when I asked the director, I said, 'You know, Robin Williams is a big star, as big as you ever wanna get,'”.
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Night at the Met
Night at the Met
Throbbing Python of Love
Throbbing Python of Love
Reality...What a Concept
Reality...What a Concept
Evening with Robin Williams
Evening with Robin Williams
MGM Grand
MGM Grand
Weapons of Self Destruction
Weapons of Self Destruction
America!  Long Time Ago
America! Long Time Ago
Live 2002
Live 2002


2014Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe ButlerNominated
1999Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyPatch Adams (film)Nominated
1998Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureGood Will HuntingNominated
1998Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleGood Will HuntingWinner
1998Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleGood Will HuntingWinner