Robin Williams

FILE - This Feb. 28, 2004 file photo shows Oscar host Billy Crystal, center, and presenter Robin Williams, right, joking around after a writers' meeting for the 76th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The producer of the Emmys says that Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the awards ceremony. Executive producer Don Mischer said that Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional “in memoriam” segment for industry members who died during the past year. Williams was found dead by suicide in his Northern California home Aug. 11.  (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week’s Emmy Awards. Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional “in memoriam” […]

08/20/2014

FILE - In this file photo from Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, actor Robin Williams hugs San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's National League Division Series in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday. In a statement, Susan Schneider said that Williams, 63, was struggling with […]

08/14/2014

In this photo taken June 6, 2014 provided by the San Francisco Zoological Society, Robin Williams visits his namesake Howler monkey named "Robin" at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco. Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. (AP Photo/San Francisco Zoological Society, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide. In a statement Thursday, Susan Schneider said that […]

08/14/2014

Robin Williams and his daughter Zelda- AP Photo

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams’ daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called “cruel and unnecessary” messages following her father’s death, a move that has prompted Twitter to […]

08/14/2014

FILE - In this April 21, 1996 file photo, Robin Williams reads "Stinky Cheese" to a group of children during a special children's program at the new main library in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/San Francisco Examiner, Bob McLeod, File)

Robin Williams: Bay Area made him feel normal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. The […]

08/13/2014

(AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams’ daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called “cruel and unnecessary” messages sent to her following her father’s death. Zelda Williams, 25, wrote that […]

08/13/2014

Robin Williams appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York.  The Oscar-winning actor died Monday, August 11, 2014, of an apparent suicide. He was 63. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

Broadway lights to dim in honor of Robin Williams

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway community will honor Robin Williams by dimming marquee lights for one minute. Williams, who took his life in his San Francisco Bay Area home this week, had been […]

08/13/2014

FILE - This Nov. 7, 2007 file photo shows comedian Robin Williams performing at the NY Comedy Festival Event "Stand Up for Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Family Fund", in New York. Williams, 63, committed suicide Monday by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

Williams remembered fondly by military

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams was a superstar in movies, on television and at comedy clubs. But some of his biggest laughs came at military bases. Elizabeth O’Herrin of the Wisconsin Air National Guard […]

08/12/2014

Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Fox’s Smith expresses regret over Williams comment

  NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News’ Shepard Smith says he regrets using the word coward while speculating on air what Robin Williams may have been feeling before his suicide. Smith made the comment Monday […]

08/12/2014

This 1978 file photo originally released by ABC shows actor Robin Williams on the set of ABCs "Mork and Mindy." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.  (AP Photo/ABC, File)

‘It lays in wait’- Robin Williams’ lifelong fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Addiction seemed to stalk Robin Williams, tempting him when he was weak and taunting him when he least expected it. “It waits,” he told “Good Morning America” in 2006. “It lays in […]

08/12/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,185 other followers