A great inspiration has left us. Robin Williams Found Dead at age 63

A great inspiration has left us. Robin Williams Found Dead at age 63

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

KTVU.com

TIBURON, Calif. —

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon said legendary Bay Area comedian Robin Williams was found dead from a likely suicide at his residence in unincorporated Tiburon.

According to a press release, shortly before 12 p.m., Marin County Communications received a 9-1-1 phone call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, CA.

The Sheriff’s Office, along with the Tiburon Fire Department and Southern Marin Fire Protection District, were dispatched to the incident. Emergency personnel arriving on scene at 12:00 pm.

The male subject, identified as 63-year-old Robin McLaurin Williams, was pronounced deceased at 12:02 p.m.

The Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division stated in the press release that they suspected the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.

A source close to the investigation told KTVU that Williams hanged himself.

An investigation into the cause of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.

A forensic examination is currently scheduled for August 12, 2014 with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.

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.