Robin Williams

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Robin Williams was an American actor and comedian born in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois. Williams originally became popular for his portrayal of the alien Mork in the TV comedy Mork & Mindy. He also became an established stand-up comedian an film actor as well. Some of his most highly acclaimed work came in movies such as Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, The Fisher King, Awakenings, The Birdcage, and Good Morning, Vietnam. Some of the accolades he earned throughout his career include an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guilds Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and five Grammy Awards. Williams was married to Valerie Velardi and had three children. In 2014, Williams died at the age of 63 after being found unconscious at his home in Tiburon, California.

27 Feb, 2002

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Williams wins Grammy for Best Spoken Comedy Album for Robin Williams [Live].

I want to thank Chris Rock who said “get your old ass out on the road” … it is nice to make people laugh.

22 Feb, 1989

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Grammy

Robin Williams wins a Grammy for Best Comedy Recording for Good Morning, Vietnam. The movie is based off Adrian Cronauer, who is a the Armed Forces Radio Service disc jockey. Cronauer:

Barry Levinson, the director, wouldn’t let me anywhere near (Williams) or even the set because he was worried if (Williams) and I met, he would start to do, subconsciously, an imitation of me, which, of course, would change the characterization.

2 Mar, 1988

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Williams wins the Grammy for Best Comedy Recording for A Night At The Met.

27 Feb, 1980

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Grammy

Robin Williams wins a Grammy for Best Comedy Recording for Reality…What a Concept, Williams’ debut comedy album.

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