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Robin Williams dies at sixty-three

The beloved actor and comedian leaves behind an inimitable legacy and legion of grieving fans

By Andrea Tim | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Robin Williams dies
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Millions around the world are mourning the death of Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday, 11 August.

The Academy Award-winning actor, known for his many memorable films and infectious humour, leaves a huge mark that can never be erased from the hearts of fans, celebrity and otherwise.

Robin had suffered from serious depression prior to being found in his home in San Francisco. His cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but according to investigations, it is "suicide due to asphyxia", with forensic and toxicology tests pending.

Fellow actors and comedians expressed their grief on Twitter.

We already miss you, Robin.


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