Robin Williams' 11 Most Memorable Roles

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This week we mourn the loss of one of the most notable performers of a generation. Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead in his Tiburon, California, home from an apparent suicide on Monday, August 11. He was 63 years old.

His unexpected passing comes as both a shock and a loss to his fans and the entertainment community. From comedy to drama, stand-up to animated voiceovers, Williams' talents stretched far and wide. Which is why, as we think of him today, we're remembering him for not one but 11 of his most memorable roles.

See also: Robin Williams Dead at 63

Alan Parrish in Jumanji

In this 1995 family adventure film, Williams played a man trapped for decades inside a magical board game. Once he escapes, it's up to him, two young siblings, and his long lost friend to finish what they started. The film was an action-packed hit that epitomized Williams' mass appeal to audiences of all ages.

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Mork in Mork and Mindy

Whether you watched re-runs on late night television or followed him from the start of his career, Robin Williams playing the loveable sitcom alien in Mork and Mindy may be his most memorable role of all. It launched Williams' career as a comedian and an actor, and without it we may never have been able to enjoy the numerous projects he made in the decades following.


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prsills
prsills

Garp in The World According to Garp was the best role.  Better than Good Will Hunting or Vietnam by far.  

lwitte1
lwitte1

Robin Williams contended with mental illness issues for decades compounded and exasperated by drug and alcohol use and abuse. Does Mental Illness define Art and Literature? Rise above the manusha of the small mind. Participate in the wonder of this adventure of life. Participate in the wonder of this adventure of life  For Dual Diagnosis help Call 949-292-2000  http://get.wirecovery.com/2014/08/robin-williams-died-of-dual-diagnosis.html

Josh Skora
Josh Skora

Robin Williams Live on Broadway is still one of the funniest stand-ups I have ever seen

Liz Landis
Liz Landis

Tie between Dead Poets Society, and What Dreams May Come

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