Robin Williams Dies at Age 63: Remembering the Actor and Comedian's Life and Career in Photos
Oscar-winning actor and funnyman Robin Williams has died at age 63. Williams was discovered in his California home during the morning hours of August 11, dead of an apparent suicide. News of Williams' death comes as a shock as the beloved comedian and actor is best known for being such a bright light in Hollywood. It’s especially hard to lose someone who was so beloved for the joy he brought to his fans. Whether he was playing a cross dressing nanny or animated on screen as a genie, Robin Williams' greatest strength was the power of his comedy.
Though we know Robin Williams as a comedian who helped bring laughter to our days, we hardly know him as the man who struggled with depression. A rep for Williams confirmed the news and said that the actor was "battling severe depression of late".
His comedic genius will be sorely missed. In his honor, we take a fitting look back at Williams' most colorful moments throughout his life and career.