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Rip Actor Robin Williams dies 15 Facts about Robin Williams aka Mrs. Doubtfire

Rip Actor Robin Williams dies 15 Facts about Robin Williams aka Mrs. Doubtfire

Actor Robin Williams, the comedian Academy Award-winning actor, died on Monday at his home in Tiburon, Calif., north of San Francisco.
He was 63.

The Marin County sheriff’s office said in a statement that it “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.” An investigation was underway.

The statement said that the office received a 911 call at 11:55 a.m. Pacific time, saying that a man had been found “unconscious and not breathing inside his residence.” Emergency personnel sent to the scene identified him as Mr. Williams and pronounced him dead at 12:02 p.m.

Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home after he had sought treatment for depression, a coroner said on Tuesday based on preliminary findings.

Marin County's assistant chief deputy coroner, Keith Boyd told to media that
Williams was found dead by his personal assistant at midday on Monday in a bedroom.
He was suspended from a belt wedged between a closet door and a door frame, in a seated position just off the ground His right shoulder area was touching the door with his body perpendicular to the door and slightly suspended.
Mr. Williams at that time was cool to the touch with rigor mortis present in his body
The official preliminary cause of death was asphyxia due to hanging, and conclusion of the investigation is still weeks away.
Officials also found a pocket knife near Williams and superficial cuts on his left wrist with dried red material that matched what was on the knife blade.
It was not yet known if it was his blood
Boyd also said that "We're not discussing the note or a note at this point as the investigation is ongoing,"

Short Biography Facts about Actor Robin Williams –

Birth name - Robin McLaurin Williams

Born -     July 21, 1951
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Died     August 11, 2014 (aged 63) Marin County, California, U.S.

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Occupation - Stand-up, film, television

Nationality -    American

Year’s active -    1972–2014

Spouse –
Valerie Velardi (m. 1978–88)
Marsha Garces Williams (m. 1989–2008)
Susan Schneider (m. 2011–14)

Children –
Zachary Pym Williams (b. 1983),
Zelda Rae Williams (b. 1989),
Cody Alan Williams (b. 1991)

Came to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

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),
Good Will Hunting (1997),
Popeye (1980),
Hook (1991),
Aladdin (1992),
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993),
Jumanji (1995),
The Birdcage (1996),
Night at the Museum (2006),
Happy Feet (2006).
He also appeared in the video "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin.

Awards –
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.
He also received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards

In 1973 Williams was one of only 20 students accepted into the freshman class at Juilliard and one of only two students to be accepted by John Houseman into the Advanced Program at the school that year; the other was Christopher Reeve.
In his dialects class, Williams had no trouble quickly mastering dialects. Williams left Juilliard in 1976.

In theatre, Williams headlined his own one-man show, Robin Williams: Live on Broadway, that played at The Broadway Theatre in July 2002.
He made his Broadway acting debut in Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, which opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on March 31, 2011.
He previously appeared opposite Steve Martin at Lincoln Center in an Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot.

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Williams had an addiction to cocaine.
Williams was a close friend of and frequent partier alongside John Belushi.
He said the death of his friend and the birth of his eldest son prompted him to quit drugs and alcohol: "Was it a wake-up call? Oh yeah, on a huge level.

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Bikram August 12, 2014  

a sad day .. my favourite actor
may he rest in peace