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4. Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

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Robin Williams has been regarded as one of the greatest performers of his generation, both in comedy and film. Williams, best known for his work in Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poet’s Society, and Good Morning, Vietnam first began his career as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco. Williams won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting. He also received two Emmy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards. Williams is remembered for his one of a kind improvisational skills. Sadly, Williams committed suicide at his home in California in August 2014 after struggling with addiction, depression and an early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. He was one of the most shocking stars we lost in 2014, as he seemed so full of life.

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