Actor Robin Williams dies

Actor Robin Williams dies - pic Ian West

Actor Robin Williams dies - pic Ian West

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Actor Robin Williams has been found dead in what police said was a suspected suicide at his home in California.

The 63-year-old, known for films such as Good Morning, Vietnam and Mrs Doubtfire, had been grappling with severe depression recently, according to his press representative.

In a statement, his wife, Susan Schneider, said: ''This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings.''

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9:09am Tue 12 Aug 14

JamesYoung says...

Very sad. A reminder of the fact that sometimes the happiest people in our lives are hiding the biggest demons.
Very sad. A reminder of the fact that sometimes the happiest people in our lives are hiding the biggest demons. JamesYoung
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9:30am Tue 12 Aug 14

Genghis says...

Nanu, nanu!
Nanu, nanu! Genghis
  • Score: 1

9:37am Tue 12 Aug 14

annotater says...

Depression is a horrible thing.
A genius, never will be forgotten.
Spike Milligan, when he died, had his epitaph as "See, I told you I was ill".
Depression is a horrible thing. A genius, never will be forgotten. Spike Milligan, when he died, had his epitaph as "See, I told you I was ill". annotater
  • Score: 2

1:14pm Tue 12 Aug 14

cj07589 says...

RIP Robin you are a legend! Farewell!
RIP Robin you are a legend! Farewell! cj07589
  • Score: 3

7:43pm Tue 12 Aug 14

peskykat says...

Devastating news to wake up to this morning :-(
Devastating news to wake up to this morning :-( peskykat
  • Score: 1

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