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Robin Williams (2013)

Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. His film career included acclaimed work such as Popeye, The World According to Garp, Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Awakenings, The Fisher King, and Good Will Hunting, as well as financial successes such as Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Night at the Museum, and Happy Feet. He appeared in the music video for Bobby McFerrin's song "Don't Worry, Be Happy". Williams was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as therapist Dr. Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards.

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About the Robin Williams Interview

Hello reddit. Welcome! Nice to be here.

I am ready now for your questions. First time caller? Yes or no.

What are you wearing?

No, but seriously, I am excited to be here and exploring this medium (Victoria from reddit is helping me too). I feel like somewhat like an Amish tech rep. You guys know me and grew up with me... from Mork & Mindy to Dead Poets Society to World's Greatest Dad to Aladdin, Happy Feet, Mrs. Doubtfire, Goodwill Hunting, One Hour Photo (for those that want to be creeped out), The Fisher King...My latest project is called The Crazy Ones (http://www.cbs.com/shows/the-crazy-ones) and it airs tomorrow at 9 PM eastern on CBS.

Ask me anything. Our lines are open.

proof part one

proof part dos

Edit: Thank you for an INCREDIBLE session. This was really a lot of fun. And saved me a lot of therapy time. I hope to come back.

Robin Williams Sep 25, 2013