On Death – Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams
Born July 21, 1951 – Died August 11, 2014
American stand-up comedian and actor
On Death – Robin Williams – Awards
Williams won the 1997 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as teacher Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He also received two Emmy Awards, seven Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards throughout his career.
On August 11, 2014, Williams committed suicide by hanging at his home in Paradise Cay, California. His wife attributed his suicide to his struggle with Lewy body dementia.