Robin Williams

 

 

 

Age: 63

 

Summary: versatile actor and comedian whose madcap comic type made him one of TV and film's biggest stars after his appeal stretched across generations and genres from family fare as the voice of Disney's blue Genie in Aladdin to his portrayal of a fatherly therapist in the 1997 drama Good Will Hunting for which he earned his sole Oscar, but who had recently been suffering from severe depression and had repeatedly talked about his past struggles with alcohol.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

 

Born: July 21, 1951

 

Died: August 11, 2014

 

Location: Tiburon, California