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Robin Williams Had Incurable Disease

8/14/2014 6:11pm EDT
Robin Williams' Wife Reveals He Was In The Early Stages Of Parki
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease prior to his death, according to his wife Susan Schneider.

The actor died from an apparent suicide on Monday, and his wife insists that neither addiction nor money problems were responsible for his passing.

She said in a statement: "Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was entertaining millions on stage, film or television, our troops on the frontlines, or comforting a sick child - Robin wanted us to laugh and to feel less afraid.

"Since his passing, all of us who loved Robin have found some s...

Disney's Touching Tribute To Robin Williams

8/14/2014 12:33am EDT
Disney's Robin Williams Tribute
Eric Goldberg, the supervising animator of the Genie played by actor Robin Williams in Disney's Aladdin, created a touching tribute to the late star, who died earlier this week.

Goldberg drew an image of the Genie's head made of stars looking down and smiling over his magic lamp and a desert oasis.

The company used the image to pay tribute to Williams, and a statement from chairman Robert Iger reads:

"We're deeply saddened by the loss of Robin Williams, a wonderfully gifted man who touched our hearts and never failed to make us laugh. An incredible actor and a comedic genius, Robin wil...

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Quits Twitter After Receiving Hurtful Messages

8/13/2014 4:00pm EDT
Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Quits Twitter After Receiving Hur
Since her beloved father Robin Williams passed away on Monday, Zelda Williams has been dealing with some unwanted attention online.

Following the actor's untimely death from "asphyxia due to hanging," Zelda, 25, thanked fans for their outpouring of support; however, she also received some disturbing images and messages about her father.

Zelda, who is Williams' daughter from his second wife Marsha Garces, posted on Instagram on Tuesday: "I will be leaving this account for a bit while I heal and decide if I'll be deleting it or not. In this difficult time, please try to be respectful of the...

Late Night Tributes To Robin Williams

8/13/2014 1:00pm EDT
Robin Williams
Late night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien paid tribute to the late Robin Williams, who inspired them and appeared on their shows several times to entertain their audiences with his unique brand of comedy.

After Conan had the unfortunate task of announcing Robin's death two nights ago to a shocked audience, he and Andy Richter discussed their time with the comedian. Conan shared the story of receiving a ridiculous bike as a gift from Robin, who later asked him, "Do you really look stupid riding it?" After Conan replied, "Yeah, I’m gonna look really stupid," the comedian said, "Well th...

Allison Williams Shares Video Of Her First Flying Lesson For 'Peter Pan'!

8/13/2014 11:38am EDT
Allison Williams Takes Her First Flying Lesson For 'Peter Pan,'
Allison Williams began her training to take on the title role in NBC's live production of Peter Pan this fall on Tuesday, posting a short video of herself harnessed up and learning how to fly.

The Girls star joined Instagram on July 30, posting an image of herself as a child dressed as Pan, writing "Thrilled to be playing Peter Pan live on NBC in December. I've been rehearsing for a REALLY long time."

The actress even had a boost from her dad, NBC news anchor Brian Williams, who shared the news nationally, saying, "family members confirm she's been rehearsing for this role since the age o...

Robin Williams' Cause Of Death Announced In Press Conference

8/13/2014 10:45am EDT
Robin Williams
The Marin county, Calif., Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner announced on Tuesday that Robin Williams' death shows all the signs of a suicide and his official cause of death has been listed as "asphyxia due to hanging."

The prolific actor's body was found by his assistant in a room at his Tiburon, Calif., home Monday morning, where he was pronounced dead at the scene. Williams was found hanging by a belt he had closed in a closet door and was in a "seated position," according to Liutenant Keith Boyd.

"Mr. Williams' personal assistant became concerned at approximately 11:45am (Monday) when he ...

A Life Left Unfinished: The 10 Best Robin Williams Films Of All Time

8/13/2014 4:45am EDT
A Life Left Unfinished: The 10 Best Robin Williams Films Of All
The untimely passing of comedy genius Robin Williams led film fans to ponder just what a true gift to the industry he was. Williams made his living making people laugh, think and feel; three things that were at times so intricately intertwined that as a viewer, you didn't know you were experiencing these emotions until your viewing experience was over. Robin Williams brought joy to the world of film and some of his best works were not only good for a chuckle but good for the heart as well. Here are the 10 best Robin Williams films, in memory of a life left unfinished.

1. Good Will Hun...

Conan O'Brien Shaken By Death Of Robin Williams

8/13/2014 12:07am EDT
Conan O'Brien Visibly Stunned As He Breaks News Of Robin William
Conan O'Brien ended his show on Monday night by sharing the news of actor Robin Williams' passing with his studio audience, co-host Andy Richter and guest Will Arnett.

The host learned the news during the taping of the show, which is done hours before it airs, and was visibly shocked by the sad news, feeling obligated to make the announcement to the crowd.

"This is unusual and upsetting," the host began, "but we got some news... during the show that Robin Williams... that Robin Williams has passed away...

"We tape these shows a few hours early," the host added, "and by the time you see t...

Four Robin Williams Films Still Set For Release

8/12/2014 6:09pm EDT
Four Robin Williams Films Still Set For Release
Fans will still be able to enjoy a few more of Robin Williams' films despite his untimely death at 63 on Monday. Four projects starring the actor/comedian are slated to hit the big screen later this year and next.

The indie family comedy "Merry Friggin' Christmas" centers on Boyd Mitchler (Joel McHale) and his family, who must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. After Mitch discovers that he left his son's gifts at home, he and his father (Williams) attempt to make the eight-hour round trip before Christmas Day.

Williams also reprises his role as Teddy Roosevelt in "Nig...

Legendary Robin Williams Story

8/12/2014 11:58am EDT
Norm MacDonald Shares Legendary Robin Williams Story, Celebritie
Millions of people are sharing their fond memories of the late Robin Williams, who tragically passed away yesterday. Among those paying tribute was Norm MacDonald, who told an almost-unbelievable tale involving Robin.

In a series of tweets, each punctuated with "#RIPRobinWilliams," MacDonald told the story of his first time on David Letterman's show. Robin Williams was also on the show that night, which only made Norm's anxiety worse.

It was my first stand-up appearance on Letterman and I had to follow the funniest man in the world. #RIPRobinWilliams

— Norm Macdonald (@normmacdonald) ...

1951-2014: A Movie Tribute To Robin Williams

8/12/2014 9:22am EDT
1951-2014: A Movie Tribute To Robin Williams
Robin Williams' sudden death has shocked the world of fans that loved him. As both a constant comedian and deeply dramatic performer, Williams built a long career of amazing performances that lingered long after the credits rolled. From English nannies ("Mrs. Doubtfire" dear!) to wise psychology doctors (his Oscar winning work in "Good Will Hunting") to even Russians looking to defect (see the hidden gem "Moscow on the Hudson") Williams provided moviegoers with a lot of laughs and a ton of heart. So in tribute to the work of Robin Williams I present five of my favorite films that come ri...

RIP Robin Williams

8/11/2014 7:23pm EDT
Tragic : Robin Williams Dead At 63
The Marin county Sheriff's office has confirmed that Robin Williams was found dead today at his home in Tiburon, CA. An anonymous call was phoned in just before noon today of an unconscious male in his home. Emergency teams arrived within minutes, and Williams was pronounced dead at 12:02. An investigation into the death is underway, but the coroner expects the results to be labeled suicide by asphyxiation.

Williams was a beloved family funnyman, known for everything from Patch Adams, to Aladdin, to Man of the Year and Mrs. Doubtfire. Two generations of families grew up and grew old watchi...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Angriest Man In Brooklyn'

7/23/2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Angriest Man In Brooklyn'
Ready to be angry – and enjoy it? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the ups and downs of all things angry below!

Title: "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage

Director: Phil Alden Robinson

Rating: R

Runtime: 84 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn" is one of those rare films that wants to have its cake and eat it too and somewhat...

Robin Wiliams Enters Rehab

7/1/2014 10:00pm EDT
Robin Wiliams Enters Rehab
Robin Williams, who has spent decades battling addiction problems, has entered rehab again. The actor checked into the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota to maintain his sobriety.

The actor/comedian's rep told "After working back-to-back projects, Robin is simply taking the opportunity to fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment, of which he remains extremely proud."

Williams last went to rehab in 2006 for alcoholism. He was addicted to cocaine in the 70s and 80s.

The actor most recently starred in the CBS series "The Crazy Ones" opposite Sarah Michelle Gell...

'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel Confirmed With Robin Williams On Board

4/17/2014 12:00pm EDT
'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel Confirmed With Robin Williams On Board
1993 hit comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire" is getting a sequel. Robin Williams will reprise his role as divorced dad Daniel Hillard, an out of work voice-over actor who dresses up as an old lady and gets a job as his kids' nanny.

Chris Columbus will direct, and "Elf" writer David Berenbaum will pen the script, according to

The film made $441 million internationally. Williams won a Golden Globe for "Best Actor," and the film was named "Best Picture" (Musical/Comedy).

The original film also starred Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan and Mara Wilson. Wilson wasn't too pleased with the news of a...

10 Oscar-Winning Celebs Whose Movies Always Flop

3/2/2014 11:00am EST
10 Oscar-Winning Celebs Whose Movies Always Flop
They call it the "Oscar Curse!" As soon as you win one of those golden statuettes, your career takes a nose dive. For many actors, Oscar has brought them good fortune and fame beyond their wildest imaginations. For others, the golden boy has not always been a good luck charm. Only the rare few win back-to-back and many have to wait years before their chance to shine on Oscar night again. Here in no particular order, are 10 Oscar-Winning celebs whose movies have flopped since their big wins from the Academy.

1. Marisa Tomei

Big things were supposed to happen for Marisa Tomei after she beca...

'The Crazy Ones' Pilot Review: Williams, Gellar, And Wolk Make A Great Team

9/27/2013 11:16am EDT
The Crazy Ones
Robin Williams can play zany, funny, outrageous, schizophrenic, ground, sad, animated genie, crazy homeless guy, and by play I don't mean he can play each individually. Williams can play all at the same in a mad burst of energy. Robin William’s style isn't for everyone. He's super-charged. He's like the only actor who lended his voice to an animated character who was more bombastic than the animated character. I think Robin Williams would wear the genie out.

Robin Williams stars in David E. Kelley's newest sitcom about a down-on-its-luck advertising agency that's losing credibility and cli...

Robin Williams To Ad-Lib In New Series 'The Crazy Ones'

7/30/2013 12:05pm EDT
The Crazy Ones
Producers are allowing Robin Williams to ad-lib scenes in his upcoming TV sitcom "The Crazy Ones."

The actor/comedian is returning to television for the first time since he starred on 1970s hit "Mork & Mindy." He will play eccentric advertising exec Simon Roberts.

"The Crazy Ones" creator David E. Kelley, has encouraged Williams to ad-lib and act out his own lines during filming.

Kelly explained: "He (Williams) says my words perfectly. Then he uses his. He manages inside the box, then we give him a few takes where he gets to take out of it."

The workplace comedy centers on a larger-than...

10 TV Shows We Are Most Looking Forward to This Fall

7/28/2013 2:00pm EDT
Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Every fall a new batch of television shows emerge, and this year’s lineup is filled with familiar faces, promising new talents and exciting storylines. Here are 10 TV shows we are most looking forward to:

1. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” ABC (airing Tuesdays at 8 p.m., premieres Sept. 24)

Joss Whedon thrilled Marvel fans with “The Avengers,” and they’re are likely to geek out once more with “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Whedon serves as executive producer on the show, which follows the team that assembled the Avengers on varying missions around the globe. Leading the pack to solve unexpla...

CBS 2013 Schedule: Robin Williams And Sarah Michelle Gellar Featured In New Comedy

5/15/2013 11:10am EDT
The Crazy Ones
All bets are now in from the big networks as CBS today announced their fall primetime lineup. Comedy is their main focus and theme, as the network unveiled four new comedies and one drama for the 2013 – 2014 primetime slots.

The network is also bringing back some familiar faces in its new comedy "The Crazy Ones," starring Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tony Shalhoub, Allison Janney and Will Arnett. The show will air at 9pm during the networks new two-hour block of comedy on Thursday nights.

Two new dramas have also been scheduled for Mondays at 10pm. "Hostages," is a serialized su...

Robin Williams To Kim Kardashian: 'I Wore It Better!'

5/8/2013 4:25pm EDT
Robin williams Kim Kardashian
Robin Williams has poked fun at the floral print dress Kim Kardashian wore to the Costume Institute Gala in New York on Monday by comparing it to the garish outfit he wore as cross-dressing movie nanny Mrs. Doubtfire.

The pregnant reality TV star turned heads as she walked the red carpet covered head to toe in a form-fitting "Couchesque" Givenchy gown, designed by her boyfriend Kanye West's pal Riccardo Tisci.

Her outfit drew a largely negative reaction from fans and critics online, and even retired mime Williams weighed in on the hot fashion topic on by posting side-by-side...

National Teacher Day: Our Favorite Onscreen Teachers

5/7/2013 8:00am EDT
School of Rock

May 7, 2013 marks National Teacher Day, and to honor those who have educated and inspired us, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite onscreen teachers.

Dewey Finn (Jack Black), “School of Rock” (2003)

Dewey Finn may have been a rowdy, unemployed wannabe rock star, but after scheming his way into the classroom he became a new kind of role model. Dewey taught his students the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll and encouraged them to rock out in every aspect of their lives.

Memorable Quote: “I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.”

Jaime Escalante (...

Jonathan Winters Remembered As Mentor And 'Amazing Friend' By Robin Williams

4/14/2013 8:00am EDT
Jonathan Winters
Comedy legend Jonathan Winters passed away Thursday at the age of 87 and since then tributes and memories have been pouring in from many stars, including Steve Martin, Albert Brooks and Dick Van Dyke.

Now actor Robin Williams, who starred alongside Winters in the fourth season of the 80's sitcom Mork & Mindy, has weighed in calling him an "amazing friend."

Williams posted to his Facebook page, "First he was my idol, then he was my mentor and amazing friend. I'll miss him huge (sic). He was my Comedy Buddha. Long live the Buddha."

Jim Carrey has also paid tribute, writing in a post on Twi...

Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins TV Pilot With Robin Williams

2/18/2013 12:07pm EST
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar is starring in her first TV comedy opposite a legend.

According to Deadline, Gellar has signed on to star in the pilot for Crazy Ones on CBS. She will be playing Sydney, the daughter of Simon, played by Robin Williams. The two work together as creative directors at an ad agency.

The show is produced by David E. Kelley, the mind behind shows such as The Practice, Ally McBeal, and Boston Public.

In 2009 Gellar took a hiatus from acting to focus on her young family with husband Freddie Prinze Jr. She returned in 2011 with CW series Ringer,...

Robin Williams Disproves Death Hoax

2/3/2013 4:03pm EST
Robin Williams
Funnyman Robin Williams has spoken out to assure fans he is alive and well following rumours suggesting he died on a movie set in Austria. 

The Mrs Doubtfire star was the victim of an Internet hoax on Friday when a report appeared online and suggested the actor had fallen to his death while filming a movie in Kitzbuhel, Austria. 

Williams was alerted to the rumors and took to to insist the story is not true and he is busy on his stand-up tour of the U.S. 

In a post on the social networking website he writes, "Despite rumors to the contrary, I will be in Savannah tomorrow nigh...

Jessica Chastain Eager To Meet Benefactor Robin Williams

1/21/2013 1:29pm EST
Jessica Chastain
Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain is desperate to meet Robin Williams so she can personally thank the funnyman for putting her through college.

The Zero Dark Thirty star, who is the favorite to land a Best Actress Academy Award, won a scholarship funded by Williams to go to prestigious arts school Julliard in New York - and she's never had the chance to give her benefactor a hug.

She says, "I am the first person to go to college in my family and it was because I got a scholarship from Robin Williams, who made it possible... I sent him a letter when I got the scholarship, but I've never met...

Robin Williams To Play Dwight D. Eisenhower In 'The Butler'

7/19/2012 2:26pm EDT
Robin Williams
Actor Robin Williams is set to portray former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Lee Daniels' upcoming biopic The Butler.

The Good Will Hunting star will go bald to play the 34th leader of the United States, while Melissa Leo is slated to portray his wife Mamie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is based on the true story of White House domestic worker Eugene Allen, who served under eight First Families.

Williams joins an all-star cast, which features Forest Whitaker in the lead role, Minka Kelly as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda portraying Ronald an...

'Bridesmaids' Dominate The 2012 Comedy Awards

4/30/2012 8:33am EDT
The stars of hit movie Bridesmaids were the toast of The Comedy Awards in New York City over the weekend as the film landed four of the night's top trophies.

Melissa McCarthy, who won an Oscar nomination for her part in the movie, scooped Best Performance by an Actress during the Comedy Central prize giving at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan on Saturday night.

The actress' co-star Kristen Wiig shared the Best Comedy Screenplay prize with her co-writer Annie Mumolo, and the pair drew laughs from the audience by pretending to wrestle for the trophy on stage.

Paul Feig won Best Com...

Check Out 'Happy Feet Two' On Blu-ray, DVD & Download March 13

3/3/2012 7:00am EST
Happy Feet Two
The eagerly anticipated sequel to the Oscar-winning hit, "Happy Feet Two" finds tap-dancing penguin Mumble (voice of Elijah Wood) and his pals using their smooth moves to save the penguin nation.

Mumble and Gloria (P!nk) have started a family of their own, and their young son, Erik, is just finding his footing among his fellow emperor penguins when a dire new threat thrusts their future into jeopardy.

Just when it begins to look as if all hope is lost, the penguin nation bands together to dance the darkness away.

Writer/director George Miller and star Robin Williams both return i...

Q&A: 'Person of Interest' Star Kevin Chapman

1/26/2012 11:00am EST
Kevin Chapman
Veteran actor Kevin Chapman is one of the stars of CBS' new hit Person of Interest, but that's just scratching the surface of his lengthy resume.

Chapman plays Detective Lionel Fusco, a corrupt cop who functions as an NYPD source for John Reese (Jim Caviezel). It's a role that has brought Chapman some much-deserved attention. But die-hard TV fans will have seen his face a dozen times before.

It was Chapman who brought real menace (and yet, surprising humanity on at least one occasion) to the role of an Irish mob boss on Showtime's underrated drama series Brotherhood. He's also appeared on...