Robin Williams Birthday (July 21st)

Robin Williams Birthday (July 21st)

Robin McLaurin Williams an Academy Award-winning American comedian and actor was born on 21st July, 1951 in Chicago. As an artist, Robin Williams has had the starring performances on stage, television, and movies.

Biography of Robin Williams

Robin Williams Early Life

Robin Williams grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Marin County and Michigan in California. Robin Williams joined Redwood High School in Larkspur. In Michigan, Robin Williams joined Detroit Country Day School, which shows off other renowned graduates. Criminal purpose, Robin Williams’s father Robert Fitzgerald Williams, of Irish, English and Welsh plunge, was an elder supervisory at Ford in command of the Midwest area. Robin Williams mother Laurie was a New Orleans-born previous model of French dive. Robin Williams has two brothers. Robin Williams depicted himself as a calm child. Robin Williams grew up under the love of his grandmother. Robin Williams was of very shy nature until William became occupied with his high school drama department. During school days, Robin Williams got a “Faisal” award for “Most Likely to Not Succeed.”

Robin Williams was a follower of the belated Superman star Christopher Reeve in the Julliard School. Reeve and Robin Williams were the merely two students selected by John Houseman for doing his privileged acting program. They continued Robin Williams friendship for the residue of Reeve’s life.

Robin Williams’s Personal Life

First of all, Robin Williams married to Valerie Velardi on 4th June, 1978. They had a child, Zachary. And they separated in 1988. Robin Williams wedded Marsha Garces on 30th April, 1989 and has two children Cody Alan and Zelda Ray. Now Robin Williams lives in a large home in the higher-class Sea Cliff area of San Francisco. Robin Williams is the best friend of film director Chris Columbus, who is a San Francisco occupier. Robin Williams has worked in the film of Columbus “Bicentennial Man and Mrs. Doubt fire.

Robin Williams is a populist person and also a follower of gay community.

For the period of early 1980s, Robin Williams had a solemn addiction to drugs. After some time Robin Williams lashed out the addiction. One quote endorsed to him “Cocaine is God's way of telling you that you are making too much money." Robin Williams was the nearer friend and business partner of John Belushi. Robin Williams states the birth of his son and the death of his friend encouraged him to leave cocaine; "Was it a wake-up call? Oh yeah, on a huge level. A grand jury will sober you up pretty quickly."

On 9th August, 2006, Robin Williams entered into a therapy center for alcoholism. His publiciser has established, saying “After 20 years of sobriety, Robin Williams found himself drinking again and has decided to take proactive measures to deal with this for his own well-being and the well-being of his family. He asks that you respect his and his family's privacy during this time. He looks forward to returning to work this fall to support his upcoming film releases."

Robin Williams Early Stand-up and TV Career

Robin Williams first performed for working clubs in the Purple Onion in San Francisco. Later Robin Williams attended at McKenna College with the Strut and Fret theatre assembly in Claremont, California. At Julliard Drama School where Robin Williams met with his friend Christopher reeve, Robin Williams was directed by Gary Marshall as the foreign Mork in a visitor role in TV chain Happy Days.

Like Mork, Robin Williams improved his dialogue and created plenty of speedy-fire vocal and also physical comedy, talking in a nasal and high voice. Mork’s form was so famous with spectators that it directed to hit television sitcom, Mork and Mindy, which went on from 1978 to 1982. Robin Williams became an all night commotion; Mork was marked on lunch boxes, posters, and merchandise and coloring books. Robin Williams irrational, counting the swear word “shazbat” and the greeting “nanoo, nanoo” were generally known.

In 1980s, Robin Williams began to arrive at a broad viewers with his wit together with two Home Box Office humor specials, Robin Williams: Live at the Met (1986) and An Evening with Robin Williams (1982). Robin Williams comic works have been a reliable thread throughout his profession while is noticed by the achievement of his one-man show Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002).


Robin Williams sings an edition of "Come Together" with Bobby McFerrin on In My Life, a Beatles tribute album created by George Martin. Robin Williams also emerge in the music video of McFerrin's hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy".

  • Reality...What a Concept (1977)
  • Throbbing Python of Love (1983)
  • A Night at the Met (1986)
  • Pecos Bill (1988)
  • Live 2002 (2002)

DVDs and Videos

  • An Evening with Robin Williams (1982, VHS)
  • (1986, VHS)
  • (2002)

Robin Williams Television Guest Appearances

  • Himself on Real Time with Bill Maher (2006).
  • Himself on CNN's AC 360 It Helps To Laugh (2006).
  • George Martin: In My Life (1998) with Bobby McFerrin
  • Himself on the American version of Whose Line is it Anyway
  • Himself: Mind of Mencia
  • Man having lost his wife to his best friend: Friends
  • Man who loses his wife in a robbery: Homicide: Life on the Street (1994)

Robin Williams Charity Work

Robin Williams and his partner, Marsha got the Windfall Foundation, a charitable organization to elevated currency for many diverse charities. Robin Williams allocated his power doing labor for charities, as well as the Comic Relief fund-raising labors. During his attention in cycling, Robin Williams has been a companion and follower of Lance Armstrong and his basis, drama at events for the basis. Robin Williams was revealed donating blood many times to help fatalities of attacks.