25 Interesting Things About The Great Actor And Comedy Genius Robin Williams…Words Cannot Describe How Much We Miss You

Posted by , Updated on August 12, 2014

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The whole world has been struck by the sad news that Oscar-winning actor and popular comedian Robin Williams (63) died on Monday, August 11 in his Californian home. Let us take a moment to remember this extraordinary man and his amazing career with these 25 little known facts.


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Robin Williams was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California on December 12, 1990.

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When he auditioned for the role of Mork from Ork on Happy Days (1974), producer Garry Marshall told him to sit down. Williams immediately sat on his head on the chair. Marshall hired him, saying that he was the only alien who auditioned.

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When Williams was first starting out, he performed as a mime outside the New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to make money.

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Throughout his successful career, Robin Williams received many awards including Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.

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While best known for his thrilling humor, Robin Williams also explored darker characters and situations in movies. He played a creepy photo developer in "One Hour Photo“ (2002); a writer of pulp novels in "Insomnia“ (2002); and a weird radio host in "The Night Listener“ (2006).

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