The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of actor/comedian Robin Williams in Tiburon, Calif., north of San Francisco.
According to a press release issued by the coroner’s division of the sheriff’s office, Williams was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon around noon local time, and was pronounced dead shortly after.
The press release identified him by his full name, Robin McLaurin Williams, 63.
The coroner suspects the death was “a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.” A forensic examination is currently scheduled for Tuesday, the press release said.
Williams’ rep confirmed the death to USA TODAY, E News, Entertainment Weekly and others.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning,” said Mara Buxbaum, president of his PR firm. “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
His wife, Susan Schneider, issued a brief statement: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken,” she said.
The news of his death sent shock waves through Hollywood, and prompted an outpouring of grieving tweets, including from the Sesame Street gang. “We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile,” their tweet read.
Williams’ last tweet and Instagram was on July 31, when he wished his daughter, Zelda Rae, a happy 25th birthday and posted a picture of himself with her. “Quarter of a century old today but always my baby girl,” he captioned the photo.
Williams will reprise his role as Theodore Roosevelt in the third Night at the Museumfilm. Fox issued a statement, according to EW.
“There really are no words to describe the loss of Robin Williams. He was immensely talented, a cherished member of our community, and part of the Fox family. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and fans. He will be deeply missed.”
Williams, who won an Oscar for his supporting role in Good Will Hunting, also recently signed on to reprise his beloved role as Mrs. Doubtfire in a sequel to be directed by Chris Columbus, according to EW.
52 thoughts on “Robin Williams has died at 63”
Robin, you made me laugh and you made me cry. RIP
What? Oh no! What a shocker! RIP Robin … you will forever be missed. Thank you for your talent and for all the times you made me laugh.
If indeed the cause was depression . . . I wish people knew just how they affect others when they don’t reach out for help with depression and choose to take matters into their own hands.
Please . . . if you notice someone is depressed, talk with them and try to get them some help.
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The only movie of his that I have is “Jumanji”.
Excellent movie #1!
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I have the sequel as well, Cathleen, but it wasn’t nearly as good, and he wasn’t in it.
I wouldn’t expect you to have “Good Morning Viet Nam” in your collection. 😉 🙂 (teasing ya, #1 😉 🙂 I remember you saying that you “Do’t watch WAR movies! EVER!”)
NaNu NaNu, Mork and Mindy. He played a good part in Night at the Museum.
God rest your soul.
Carpe diem…..dead poet’s society. Gets my vote.
Wow! This is crazy. I was just watching one of his 90 minute stand up comedy skits the other day. What a shocker.
Yes, it is. 🙁
omg no, I may cry and I don’t care.
I hope it wasn’t the same with Robin Williams as it was with David Carradine.
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Robin Williams; the origin of Golf.
(I have no idea as to why your 6:56 pm link didn’t come through)
Thank you for loading the video for me Angel. I used to be able to just copy/paste the URL link into the comment section, and the youtube video browser would appear. Currently, I even tried to copy/paste the embedded image from youtube but the results are still the same.
Is there a problem in using Google Chrome (which I use to surf the Internet), verses Internet Explorer-11?
Yeah feel sorry for this puke cause he was depressed?? About what? Idiot had millions of $$, house right on the water, hot babes and on and on…And he’s depressed?? Good Fing ridence to another psyco elite!! Maybe he was depressed about his kind murdering so many kids in Gaza??
He was part of the Te lie vison brainwashing…as guilty as anyone of TPTB…But you all just love him…Go figure, maybe you all need to wake up somemore…
Yea, he was basically a dumb liberal puppet for the elite who seemed to like Barry and Michelle for some reason, but he had his moments.
Get your point Arf, and appreciated the no mincing of words, but none of this amounts to anything with out God and hope. Gain the whole world and lose your soul, no thanks. I pray for his family, they are the ones that grieve now.
Hey Katie…You all most have your head off the pillow but still asleep…Man made religion is total BS…If ya heard it from man, ignore it…The bible, tora, quran all brainwashing, dividing man from the universe and eachother…more people have been killed in the name of religion than for any other reason…
This coming from the bark of a dog?
The Quran and the rest might be b.s., but the Bible is true.
Why is it the one? why is your god better then the other guys? IT’S ALL BS…People that need religion to have hope, have a problem…Its FAKE hope, a tool of control by MAN…to control YOU!! Your bible would have you believe god created man and woman with original sin. Then destroyed most of them for sinning. Then he impregnated a woman with himself as her child so he could be born. Later he will kill himself as a sacrifice to himself to save you from your sins that he gave you in the first place…Some loving god ya got!!
The clueless shall remain so.
lol #1, bark of a dog. Hey arf, definately sounds like bs from man, that stuff you stated in your comment. I don’t blame you for thinking it’s all bull. Religion is definately bull, but God the creator of the universe is love, as well his son Christ. Believe it or not, Adam screwed the whole darn thing up, and God did the best he could to reconcile man back to himself by way of Jesus Christ. You can play God, although it would be wise to look at romans 10:9 and 10 and do with it what you will. For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son….John 3;16
arf- Has it occurred to you that he Used “Comedy” to make a Point? Do you Hate George Carlin, as well? Perhaps you need to Listen, rather than jump on a word here ‘n there… Obviously, your “mind is made up!” Have you ever actually Listened to his commentaries?
IMO, You may have your “head off the pillow” but you “are still asleep.”
Head’s off the pillow, angel, it’s just stuck somewhere else.
Somewhere the sun don’t shine.
(shoulda left Monday alone). 👿
idiot (not you)
I love how he made fun of Arnold Schwarzeneggar’s idea of handling the immigration problem. See the 36:15 mark.
Thanks for all the laughter and heartfelt warmth you gave us all, Robin. Now that you’re free of those tormenting demons, the universe is your playground, and may you soar with unending joy.
Your right #1Hatr…The brainwashed clueless WILL remain so…Do you, by chance have an RH positive blood type…just guessing here. You do get the RH stands for Rhesus Monkey…Yeap, that means RH+ = monkey blood…RH negative type, only 15% of humans, no traces of monkey blood and tend to be “awake” to the universe and all truth in it.
BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! RLMAO!!! 😆
Whatsa matter, arfy, didn’t get your Kibbles ‘N Bits today?
Or did that mean ‘ol Rottweiler down the street steal your squeaky toy?
Im right! Thats the problem with the world 85% of the worlds humans RH+…Tail hangers…Trained animals. Easy to control through fear. Fear of god, fear of man, fear of death…Fear = False Events Appearing Real…Check out the world today!! 911??? Scared the masses right into giving the farm away, but was not what you where told it was…Best trick man ever figured out to control the masses and get them to do their evil for them…Has been going on since the beginning of time….I guess its a “Monkey see, Monkey do” world!!!
Act like a dog, you’ll get treated like one.
We’re done here, bitch.
PLEASE stop proving my point!! Thats was not nice. What would your mother say? Really shows a lot about YOU…I bet your one of those ahole drivers everyone has to deal with…You have the #1NWO HAT(E)R right. You stink of hate. But does your bible want a NWO in the end? Heaven if you will, under one dictator…HUMMM???
arf- You joined this this thread stinking of Hate. “What would your mother say? Really shows a lot about YOU…”
And to show you a bit about me…I’ll try and help you…Read this, Please! http://www.zengardner.com/transcending-parasitic-fear-agenda/
Try and use more then the normal 10% of your brain…Thats not an insult thats normal for the masses…Please prove me wrong about you.
What hate angel?? I just pointed out the TRUTH and you didnt like it…Sure he was a funny guy, and did make me laugh and have Carlin’s cd’s….His truth telling kept him from being a really big star like Mork, may have gotten him killed?…and what about my point? Why was this guy so depressed he kills himself?? With all he’s got? That makes the homeless guy on the corner the bravest guy in the world…and did he “kill himself” ?You did hear that on the MSM and we know how they ALWAYS tell the truth!
MG! What arrogance!
“I’ll try and help you…Read this, Please!”
What Game are you playing? Don’t you have a CLUE about other Trenchers?
Get a GRIP!!! This is NOT the proper thread for “Zen” vs.”Born Again.” Cut it out!
BTW- My nickname (from childhood) may be “Angel”, but I am Far from a “Bible Thumper.” Do NOT INSULT MY INTELLIGENCE SIR (or whatever you are. I am notorious for getting “monikers’ wrong.)
I’m glad you feel good about yourself after your little rant, but it is time to DROP IT!!
The Truth as YOU know it. I Knew and WORKED with the Man. Did YOU? What do YOU know about the person/human being? Only what you’ve seen in the Tabloids.
LET IT GO, arf!!!
OH, this is a “NOZ” No Opinion Zone. Unless its per approved!! To think, I actually thought there where thinking people here…Thanks for opening my eyes to god’s way of dealing with thinking humans…The one’s with RH negative….Im guessing your +!!
Face it angel…Your full of fear, fear of waking up,fear of reality, fear of opening your mind…The universe doesnt need you if you live in fear. The world will never change with fear in it….Stop believing what your being told. Try thinking for yourself…
Perhaps, You live in Fear. I do NOT!!!
He hit the booze and drugs, he died of an overdose. He was not funny, he was always using filthy words in front of childern and could not act.
Damn arf your head is going to go off like one of those confetti poppers if you don’t calm down. Everybody has the right to their opinion, just not the right to cram it down someone’s throat.
Exactly Deadhorse..I stated my opinion and got nothing but monkey blood hate in response…You Fing RH+ idoits have ruined the world…
His death doesn’t really surprise me. A lot of these Hollywood people are so hooked on drugs that sometimes finding a way out is by taking their own life. I thought I read somewhere that he had financial troubles which is hard to believe considering all the movies he has done. But some of these Hollywood people live hard and die hard. I still think Good Morning Vietnam was his best part. As our country continues to rot you are probably going to see a lot more of these stories.
“Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly.”
Chemtrails (aluminum) cause Parkinson’s Disease as well as Alzheimer’s.
BTW , as for some of the earlier comments in the thread of this post, (NOT your’s #1] 😉 ) …
I like Zelda’s words re. her Father :
“To those he touched who are sending kind words, know that one of his favorite things in the world was to make you all laugh. As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after youve had it washed. After all, he loved to laugh too.”