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The life and humor of Robin Williams

a biography
  • 218 Pages
  • 1.61 MB
  • 2353 Downloads
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Quill , New York
Williams, Robin, 1952 July 21-, Comedians -- United States -- Biography., Actors -- United States -- Biogr

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StatementJay David.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.W473 D38 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 218 p., [4] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33269M
ISBN 100688152457
LC Control Number99015806

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This exhaustively researched book,written by NY Times reporter Dave Itzkoff, delves into every aspect of Williams's life, from his lonely but privileged childhood, to his early successes and his later uneven career in films, to his demons, philandering and substance abuse and finally his gut-wrenching suicide after developing Lewy body s: K.

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1 day ago  The biographical film Patch Adams stars Robin Williams as Hunter Adams. When the film opens, Adams isn’t a doctor; in fact, he’s suicidal and receives treatment at a mental institution.

But while there, Adams believes humor proves a better cure than the psychotherapy methods doctors use. Robin Williams is a humor writer and speaker. She earned an M.A. from the prestigious creative writing program at Hollins University and spent five years as a feature writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, where she won frequent statewide recognition for her writing, including as.

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They had a son named Zachary. Aug. 10, was a Sunday night. That was the night Robin Williams locked his closet door and hanged himself. He wasn't discovered until the late morning of the next day.

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