The year was marked by one of the most tragic deaths in Hollywood. Iconic actor, Robin Williams passed away on 11 August at the age of 63. It is needless to say that the actor has touched the lives of many of us, made us laugh and taught us so many.
Many rumors have been circulating over the actor’s death. It is believed that he committed suicide from the medication he was taking that caused hallucinations. Robin had several check in in the rehab for alcohol and drug addiction in 1970 and in 2000 he fell off the wagon again.
Best known for his character as Ms. Doubtfire, Robin marked many childhood with roles as the grown-up Peter Pan, his role in the movie Jumanji, his voice of the Genie in Aladdin. Robin recently appeared in the US sitcom The Crazy Ones. He was married three times and has three children. He married and divorced Valerie Velardi and Marsha Garces and he was married to graphic designer Susan Schneider.
Robin had four unreleased final film including “Merry Friggin’ Christmas” starring alongside comedian Joel McHale and actress Lauren Graham, “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, “Boulevard” and “Absolutely Anything” in which he lent his voice to the character, “Dennis the Dog.”
To this remarkable actor and artist many have paid tribute including Billy Crystal, a close friend, at the Emmys and his words described perfectly the way that everybody felt about the actor, saying: “Robin Williams, what a concept.” Indeed, what a concept.