Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos, 21 de julio de 1951 – Paradise Cay, California, 11 de agosto de 2014) , más conocido como Robin Williams, fue un comediante y actor estadounidense.
Ganó un Óscar y cinco Globos de Oro, y fue generalmente conocido por sus actuaciones en películas cómicas tales como Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Hook; Good Morning, Vietnam; Aladdín, Las aventuras del barón Munchausen, The Birdcage, Night at the Museum, o Happy Feet, como también aclamado por la crítica en películas dramáticas como Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, Awakenings, The Fisher King, o One Hour Photo, entre otras.

  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1951-07-21
  • Falleció: 2014-08-11
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Chicago - Illinois - USA

English

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–1982), Williams went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career included such acclaimed films as "The World According to Garp" (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Popeye (1980), Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet (2006). He also appeared in the video "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Williams received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting (1997). He also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards. On August 11, 2014, Williams was found unconscious at his residence and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marin County, California, coroner's office said they believe the cause of death was asphyxiation.

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