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Robin Williams Dead at 63

Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide, according to multiple news outlets including Entertainment Weekly and TMZ.

The comedian and Oscar-winning actor, known for his roles in Mork and Mindy and Aladdin as well as dramatic turns in Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society, was found dead in his home in Tiburon, California, on Monday, August 11. He was 63.

Recently, Williams had signed on to appear in a sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire. He recently appeared in CBS' The Crazy Ones, which was not renewed after its first season. He will appear as Theodore Roosevelt in the third Night at the Museum movie, set for release this winter.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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