Robins Williams- Actor/ Producer/ Writer

A stand up comedian turned Hollywood movie star, Williams had what many considered the perfect life. Born in Chicago, IL to a Ford Executive (Robert Williams) and former model (Laurie Mclaurin), Robin dropped out of college and went to Los Angeles, CA to become an actor. He went on to be a Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award winner. Starring in over 50 films and 35 television series that grossed hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is considered a pioneer in comedy.

 

On August 2014 Williams committed suicide by hanging himself, he was 64. It was thought that he suffered from depression and more recently paranoia. He was succeeded by his wife Susan Schneide, sons Zachary, Cody and daughter Zelda Williams.