Robin Williams who is known for many roles such as Popeye, Peter Banning from Hook, Daniel Hillard from Mrs. Doubtfire, and of course Alan Parrish in Jumanji has passed away. Death is suspected to be suicide by asphyxia, pending investigation. The comedian actor who in the past was battling addiction was also battling severe depression. His publicist will not confirm if the death was a suicide. Williams’ Wife said “I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.”
The actor won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in “Mrs. Doubtfire” and appeared in dozens of films including “Good Morning Vietnam,” “Good Will Hunting,” “Dead Poets Society,” and “Patch Adams.” Williams recently signed on to reprise his beloved role as Mrs. Doubtfire in a sequel to be directed by Chris Columbus, according to EW.
Though Williams was most celebrated for his acting career, he is also remembered his charitable endeavors. Williams spearheaded Comic Relief, which holds concerts and variety shows to raise money to help the homeless. He was also an avid gamer and named his daughter Zelda.
We will always remember him for the laughs he had given throughout the world. A Comedic Genius, a legend, Amazing person.