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Robin Williams Obituary

Monday, August 11th, 2014

OBITUARY

Robin Williams dies at 63; Oscar-winning actor, comic genius

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By Steve Chawkins, Steven Zeitchik contact the reporters
Los Angeles Times
August 11, 2014
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When Robin Williams graduated from Redwood High School in Marin County, his classmates couldn’t help themselves: They voted him both “most humorous” and “least likely to succeed.” He topped them.

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Williams became one of the world’s most successful entertainers, an actor and comedian whose energy animated characters who, like himself, seemed to be spinning hilariously out of control — sometimes into dark places that only the “most humorous” can understand.

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Williams, whose first major role was as a lovable alien in the TV series “Mork & Mindy” but who soon graduated to films such as “Good Will Hunting,” “Dead Poets Society,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and “Good Morning, Vietnam,” died Monday in what appears to be a suicide from asphyxiation, Marin County authorities said.

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