Robin Williams

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  • Birth Name: Robin McLaurin Williams
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/21/1951, Cancer
  • Date of Death: 08/11/2014
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; producer; writer; director
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VIDEO: 20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams

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20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams
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Length: 41:59
Aired: 8/12/2014

20/20 looks at the films, battles and complex life of Robin Williams. watch

Pam Dawber to Headline PBS Tribute to Robin Williams

PBS is planning an hourlong tribute to Robin Williams that will air next week, the network announced.

Robin Williams Remembered — A Pioneers of Television Special will feature previously-unseen clips from Williams' final interview for Pioneers of Television, which aired this past spring, as well as interviews with some of his colleagues, including his friend and former Mork & Mindy co-star Pam Dawber.

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Top Videos: Robin Williams Emmy Homage, The Dude Visits Colbert, New Gone Girl Trailer

This week, two dearly departed comedians were honored by the TV industry at large: Billy Crystal paid tribute to his friend Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards, and former Saturday Night Live cast member Phil Hartman finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (as well as an entire day dedicated to him). Elsewhere, Jeff Bridges — or was it The Dude? — stopped by The Colbert Report, a new trailer for Gone Girl debuted, and a pair of elephants rocked out to violin music. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Videos

Robin Williams' Watchlist
Robin Williams shares what it was really like to return to television
See Zelda Williams' Tattoo Tribute to Her Late Father
Zelda Williams Tattoos Touching Tribute To Late Father

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The Big Wedding
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Lee Daniels' The Butler [HD]
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The Big Wedding [HD]

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Robin Williams Remembered: A Pioneers of Television Special
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20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams
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Acting Funny
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The Lighthouse

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Robin Williams Screen Life TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 Robin Williams Remembered TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 The Crazy Ones TV Show Series, Actor - Simon Roberts
2013 Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 The Big Wedding Movie, Actor - Father Moinighan

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News

Ask Matt: Broadchurch or Gracepoint? Plus: Emmys, Covert Affairs, Suits, More

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Question: I was wondering if you have seen Fox's Americanized version of BBC America's Broadchurch, now called Gracepoint? I watched the BBC America miniseries and therefore I already know who did it. Now I am sure the American version will have a different person, but how different can these shows really be? Even David Tennant is in it, playing the part he played on Broadchurch. Your thoughts? — Amy

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The Secrets of the Primetime Emmy Telecast, By the Numbers

It's crunch time for Primetime Emmys executive producer Don Mischer. The live TV veteran and his production partners Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare face a daunting task on Aug. 25: Hand out 26 awards (more than most televised awards shows), give host Seth Meyers room to shine, keep the show entertaining and make sure it ends in three hours.

"On any live show, you can work on it for three years and the last month you work around the clock," Mischer says of the frenzy in the past few weeks to finalize this year's show, which airs Monday on NBC at 8/7c and 5 p.m. on the West Coast. "A lot of things aren't decided until the last few weeks."

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Top Moments: The Leftovers' Killer Twist and Birth's Big Switch

Our top moments of the week:

9. Worst Wake-up Call: As if Briggs doesn't have enough on his mind already now that Charlie is pregnant, the FBI agent gets a disturbing phone call on Graceland that turns everything upside down... read more

Thursday TV: Rectify Finale, Simpsons Marathon

The upcoming fall season will be lucky to generate even a fraction as many hits as this unusually busy TV summer produced, a list of keepers that includes Outlander, The Strain, The Knick, The Last Ship, Undateable, to name just a few. (Even something as underwhelming as AMC's Halt and Catch Fire, which didn't, has been renewed by its increasingly desperate network, and I'm hoping for good news about the future of WGN America's Manhattan and WE's The Divide.)

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