Mike Tyson says he and Robin Williams battled drug addiction TOGETHER -- and bonded over the fact they bought drugs from the same "lowlife dealer."Mike appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" on… READ MORE >
Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951) is an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy, and later stand-up comedy work, Williams has performed in many feature films since 1980. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. He has also won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards. Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois. His mother, Laura McLaurin (née Smith, 1922–2001), was a former model from New Orleans, Louisiana. His father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams (September 10, 1906 – October 18, 1987), was a senior executive at Ford Motor Company in charge of the Midwest region. His maternal great-great-grandfather was senator and Mississippi governor Anselm J. McLaurin. Williams is of English, Welsh, Irish, and French ancestry. He was raised in the Episcopal Church (his mother practiced Christian Science). He grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he was a student at the Detroit Country Day School, and later moved to Woodacre, Marin County, California, where he attended the public Redwood High School.
John Witherspoon has thrown cold water on the homages to Robin Williams ... saying he was a hardcore junkie.Witherspoon -- who played the father in "Friday" -- worked with… READ MORE >
Robin Williams' son Cody put on a brave face ... mingling with friends Tuesday in San Francisco to celebrate his dad's life.Cody was dressed casually as he arrived at an invitation-only event at… READ MORE >
Robin Williams is inspiring people even in death ... his young co-star from "Jumanji" has decided it's time for people like him suffering from depression to shed the shame. Somehow our photog… READ MORE >
Robin Williams did not plan his suicide ... in fact, hours before he hanged himself he was making plans for upcoming projects.A confidante of Robin's who spoke with him the day before his body was… READ MORE >
Robin Williams was "devastated' when his TV show, "The Crazy Ones," was cancelled ... sending him into a deep depression that ultimately led to his suicide. Sources who frequently interacted… READ MORE >
Robin Williams did not have money trouble and money had no connection to his depression ... although he DID complain about being taken to the cleaners "the way most divorced husbands do" ... so… READ MORE >