Robin Williams: Clips from his best roles

63-year-old actor earned four Oscar nominations including for ‘Good Morning,Vietnam’

The appeal of Robin Williams, found dead late yesterday from an apparent suicide , stretched across generations and genres. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Files/Reuters

The appeal of Robin Williams, found dead late yesterday from an apparent suicide , stretched across generations and genres. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Files/Reuters

Tue, Aug 12, 2014, 07:20

The appeal of Robin Williams, found dead late yesterday from an apparent suicide , stretched across generations and genres.

He first became known to many for sitcom ’Mork and Mindy’ was loved for family fare as the voice of Disney’s blue Genie in ‘Aladdin’ . Many remember him for his portrayal of British nanny Mrs Doubtfire.

He earned an Oscar for 1997 drama ‘Good Will Hunting’ and nominations for ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ , ‘Dead Poets Society’ and 1991’s ‘The Fisher King.’ He also recorded a programme with Ireland’s very own Irish extraterrestrial twins Zig and Zag. Here are clips from that appearance and some of his best roles:

Robin Williams: Clips from best roles

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