It is inevitable that everyone has already heard about Robin Williams untimely death. Robin Williams was a seasoned actor and comedian, getting his start on Mork & Mindy, later to star in his first movie, Popeye, as the spinach-guzzling sailor. Robins was a master actor, simultaneously starring in serious, Oscar winning roles, all the while pursuing his career as a comedian. Robin Williams will be unforgettable. His role as Dr. Sean Maguire in the Academy Award-winning film Good Will Hunting.
Where did Robin Williams come from though? Williams was born in Chicago, Il; his father a Ford executive, his mother a former model. Williams received a full ride to Juliard, where he studied until 1976. It was obvious from that start that Williams was extremely talented. He was one of the two freshman admitted into the Advanced Placement program at Juliard.
Williams's tragic death will leave a vacancy in the realm of great actors, may he rest in peace.