I’ll admit that there aren’t too many celebrity deaths that give me pause any more, but I was floored today to hear of the passing of Robin Williams at just 63. While an apparent suicide, and I realize that he has had a troubled past and wrestled with addictions for a long time, I still see him as an amazing comedian who was unto his own, as well as an actor with depth who could pull off the serious roles.
Thanks for the memories Robin…I’ll always remember:
- Mrs. Doubtfire
- Toys (yes, I loved him in this movie, as goofy as it was)
- Patch Adams
- Dead Poets Society
- Good Morning, Vietnam
- Good Will Hunting
- The Birdcage
- What Dreams May Come
Plus many more roles and appearances, too many and too varied to name them all. It’s truly a sad end to a bright, yet troubled, career.