Robin Williams young
July 21, 1951
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
77 kg | 170 lbs
9 US | 42 EU
Robin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on July 21, 1951, was an American actor. Young Robin Williams began his career as a stand-up comedian at clubs in San Francisco and Los Angeles in 1970s. He made his big screen debut in the comedy movie Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses? (1977) in role as Lawyer/Man with Toothache. Robin's breakthrough performance came as Airman Second Class Adrian Cronauer in the comedy drama war film Good Morning Vietnam (1987), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dr. Sean Maguire in drama film Good Will Hunting (1997).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his roles as Parry in comedy drama film The Fisher King (1991) and as John Keating in drama film Dead Poets Society (1989).
Awakenings (1990) drama opposite Robert De Niro
Hook (1991) fantasy adventure in role as Peter Banning / Peter Pan
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) comedy drama with Sally Field
Jumanji (1995) fantasy adventure with Kirsten Dunst
Fathers' Day (1997) comedy with Billy Crystal and Nastassja Kinski
Old Dogs (2009) comedy opposite John Travolta and Matt Dillon
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) in role as a wax model of Theodore Roosevelt
The Birdcage (1996) comedy with Gene Hackman and Nathan Lane
Patch Adams (1998) comedy drama opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman
Jack (1996) comedy drama with Jennifer Lopez
Insomnia (2002) psychological thriller opposite Al Pacino and Hilary Swank
Toys (1992) fantasy comedy with Robin Wright and Joan Cusack
Cadillac Man (1990) comedy drama with Tim Robbins
The Butler (2013) historical drama in role as Dwight D. Eisenhower
He was a fan of the Monty Python's Flying Circus, Doctor Who (1963) and Star Trek (1966).
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 12, 1990.
He was married three times and had 3 children.
Was a member of the Episcopal Church.
Williams died on August 11, 2014, Paradise Cay, California, United States, at age of 63.
In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say "Stop, or I'll say stop again".
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
Winning an Oscar is an honor, but, between you and me, it does not makes things easier.
Comedy is acting out optimism.You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Being in the same room with people and creating something together is a good thing.
I was only a leading man for a minute; now I'm a character actor.
Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.
Sometimes you have to make a movie to make money.
Acting is different from stand-up. It gives you this ability to enter into another character, to create another person.