Robin Williams biography

Robin Williams

Actor, Celebrity

1951 –

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Who is Robin Williams?

Robin McLaurin Williams is an American actor, voice actor, and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career includes such acclaimed films as Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Awakenings, The Fisher King, and Good Will Hunting, as well as financial successes such as Popeye, Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Night at the Museum, and Happy Feet. He also appeared in the video to "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin.

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams went on to receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting. He has also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.

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Born
Jul 21, 1951
Chicago
Also known as
  • Robin McLaurin Williams
  • Sudy Nim
  • Marty Fromage
  • Ray D. Tutto
  • Robin McLaurim Williams
  • Robin Willaims
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Juilliard School
    (1973 - 1976)
  • Detroit Country Day School
  • Redwood High School
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • College of Marin
Lived in
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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