Robin Williams Dead at 63: His Life in Photos

The actor, 63, who was found dead Monday in a suspected suicide, was one of our most beloved entertainers. From ‘Mork & Mindy’ to ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ see some of his greatest roles.

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The actor, 63, was found dead in his home in California on August 11, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. In a statement, the Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division said it “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.” Williams’s representative confirmed the sad news, writing, “He had been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss.” From Mork & Mindy to Mrs. Doubtfire and Dead Poets Society, see Williams’s greatest roles.


‘Mork & Mindy,’ 1978

The character of Mork, an alien from the planet of Ork, became so popular from an episode of Happy Days that it was spun off into this series starring Robin Williams in the lead role, his first major acting break. The misfit alien was sent to study Earthlings by his fellow Orkans. Landing in a giant eggshell, near Boulder, Colorado, he was befriended by Mindy McConnell (Pam Dawber), who helped him adjust to Earth's strange ways. Pictured is a shot from Season One in September 1978.

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Robin Williams in a scene from the film 'Moscow On The Hudson', 1984. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)

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Robin Williams, shirtless with Twiggy behind him in a scene from the film 'Club Paradise', 1986. (Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)

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‘Good Morning Vietnam,’ 1987


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‘Dead Poets Society,’ 1989


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‘Awakenings,’ 1990

With Robert DeNiro.

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‘The Fisher King,’ 1991

  With Jeff Bridges.


‘The Tonight Show,’ 1992

Robin Williams during an interview with host Johnny Carson on May 21, 1992.

‘Aladdin,’ 1992


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‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ 1993


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Playboy Mansion, 1994

Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams attend a charity event for Children of the Night in Los Angeles, California.


‘Comic Relief VII,’ 1995

Billy Crystal (L) and Robin Williams host the HBO event to raise money for the nation’s homeless in Universal City, California. Also hosting the show was Whoopi Goldberg.

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‘The Birdcage,’ 1995

Directed by Mike Nichols.

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Bonnie Hunt, Bradley Pierce, Kirsten Dunst and Robin Williams hold each other in a scene from the film 'Jumanji', 1995. (Photo by TriStar/Getty Images)

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‘Good Will Hunting,’ 1997


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Robin Williams is covered in paint in a scene from the film 'What Dreams May Come', 1998. (Photo by Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Getty Images)

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‘Patch Adams,’ 1998


‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,’ 2014



‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn,’ 2014