I am so sad to hear that Robin Williams has passed on..
He was a great inspiration to me. The news came out today.
Also now found on the HuffingtonPost.com
TIBURON, Calif. —
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator Anselm J. McLaurin. Robin briefly studied political science, before enrolling at Juilliard School to study theatre. After he left Juilliard, he performed in nightclubs where he was discovered for the role of Mork on an episode ofHappy Days (1974) and the subsequent spin-off Mork & Mindy (1978). Williams’ wild comic talent involves a great deal of improvisation, following in the footsteps of his idolJonathan Winters. Williams has also proven to be an effective dramatic actor and received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Good Will Hunting (1997).
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Ray Hamel
My fav William’s scene ever.