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Remembering Robin Williams on What Would Have Been His 69th Birthday – A Look at his Great Role

Olowokandi Fiyin
Jul 22, 2020
09:13 A.M.
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Fans took to social media to celebrate and remember the late comedy legend and actor Robin Williams on what would have been his 69th birthday.

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As reported by Variety, the actor who was born on July 21, 1951, started his career being a stand-up comedian and then going off to star in the sitcom “Mork and Mindy.” From there, he became a film star and proceeded to guest star on a number of television series.

Late Robin Williams spoke at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 7, 2009 | Photo: Getty Images

Late Robin Williams spoke at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 7, 2009 | Photo: Getty Images

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As noted by Screenrant, the American actor was a huge household name, and he had the distinct ability to identify with audiences by making them laugh and connecting with them.

Robin Williams won the Oscar for best-supporting actor in 1998 for “Good Will Hunting” and also Academy award for best actor in a supporting role 1997 for “Good Will Hunting.”

Late Comedian, Robin Williams spoke at Comedy Central's Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education at the Beacon Theatre on October 2, 2010 | Photo: Getty Images

Late Comedian, Robin Williams spoke at Comedy Central's Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education at the Beacon Theatre on October 2, 2010 | Photo: Getty Images

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As reported by New York Post, the father of 3 who died six years ago would have turned 69 on Tuesday 21,2020. Fans across the world took to social media to share their birthday wishes and memories of him to honor his life.

His daughter, Zelda Williams, also took to Twitter to celebrate her father on his birthday and paid a tribute to him while also revealing that she would be donating money to homeless shelters.

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The movie star committed suicide at his home in California on August 11, 2014, barely a month after turning 63. Reports detailed severe depression and Lewy body dementia.

As noted by Internet Movie Database, Robin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois. The legend is notably remembered for his voice acting, especially for voicing the Genie and Disney’s Aladdin.

Zelda Williams at the 2019 InStyle and Warner Bros. 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Zelda Williams at the 2019 InStyle and Warner Bros. 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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During the 1990s, he became a fan favorite of people all over the world for his role in dozens of films. He has several movies under his belt, some of which include “Aladdin(1992)”, “Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)”.“Jumanji (1995)”, “Flubber (1997)”, “Happy Feet (2006)”, “Night at the Museum (2006)”,“ World’s Greatest Dad (2009)”, “Boulevard( 2014)” and several others.

His acting career spreads through several decades with dozens of films, and it is no surprise that some of his best films got him nominations and awards.

Late Actor Robin Williams spoke at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

Late Actor Robin Williams spoke at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

Robin Williams won the Oscar for best-supporting actor in 1998 for “Good Will Hunting” and also Academy award for best actor in a supporting role 1997 for “Good Will Hunting.” He also has Golden Globes and Emmy awards under his belt.

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