Robin Williams 1951-2014. Courtesy/robinwilliams.com
Actor and comedian Robin Williams died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63 and according to authorities, had been battling severe depression for some time.
Williams rose to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy. He went on to establish a successful career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting and earned an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Good Will Hunting.
Born: July 21, 1951, Chicago, IL
Died: Aug. 11, 2014, Tiburon, Calif.
Children: Zelda Rae Williams, Cody Alan Williams and Zachary Pym Williams.
Spouse: Susan Schneider (m. 2011–2014), Marsha Garces (m. 1989–2010) and Valerie Velardi (m. 1978–1988)
Williams’ final entry on his twitter page was wishing his daughter Zelda Rae Williams a happy 25th birthday July 31, 2014.