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Remembering Robin Williams



We remember Robin Williams as another great comedian leaves us to soon. Robin Williams was born in Chicago on July 21, 1951, studied theater at Juilliard School before taking his stand up act to nightclubs.


One of his early successful acts was when he was cast as Mork, an alien visitor to Earth, for a 1974 episode of television’s “Happy Days.”

The role led to the spin-off show “Mork & Mindy,” which showcased Williams’ usual comic improvisation talents. He went on to star in memorable comedies including Mrs. Doubtfire and The Birdcage. He showed he had talent to do more serious roles and had several successful drama roles including Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting. He won two Emmy awards, four Golden Globes, and five Grammys.

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