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Robin Williams Dead - Suspected Suicide, Dies at Age 63

Robin Williams Dead - Suspected Suicide, Dies at Age 63

Robin Williams has died at the age of 63.

The Oscar-winning actor and comedian reportedly died from a suspected suicide by asphyxia in Marin County, Calif. A forensic examination is currently set for Tuesday, August 12 with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.

“An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office,” the police said in a statement.

The police added, “Preliminary information developed during the investigation indicates Mr. Williams was last seen alive at his residence, where he resides with his wife, at approximately 10:00 pm on August 10, 2014.”

Robin was known for his roles in Good Will Hunting, Dead Poet’s Society, Mrs. Doubtfire. He was recently in the canceled CBS series The Crazy Ones.

Robin won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1998 for Good Will Hunting.

Last month, Robin entered rehab to maintain his sobriety.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Robin‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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  • ian

    Omg so sad… cant believe he is really dead.. RIP

  • ugh

    Very sad. He was a brilliant comedian.

  • ShaylaShay

    soo shocked r.i.p.

  • CarrieFromBelgium

    Sniff RIP Robin !

  • Joey

    Shocked and so sad. Always love him as an actor and his personality. RIP Robin. We will miss you.

  • Grace

    Oh no, this is so sad.

  • lina

    No…wow…shocked…sad….NOOOOO….

  • David

    OMG, so sad. I hope he finally has the peace he really need. As a suicide survivor I stuggle with it everyday and I know his pain

  • MJ

    Unbelievable sadness… RIP Mrs Doubtfire… *hugs*

  • maria

    So sad. Why do people who seem to have everything get so depressed? You’d think what he has and has accomplished would be enough. My heart goes out to his wife and family. Suicide is so selfish.

  • P

    OHMYGOD OHMYGOD IM IN SHOCK RIGHT NOW

  • Aisaiko5

    This really hurts. My heartfelt condolences to his family.

  • Anon

    This is shocking!!!

  • Em

    Brings tears to my eyes :(
    Why does it seem that the funniest people are the most sad?

  • Lily

    That’s just so sad! He used to be such a funny nice actor. Who will know he was sad inside his soul… God bless him and his family.

  • alexandra

    oh my god!!!! im so shocked!!.. i just can’t. it’s so sad

  • REALLY?

    WTF?

  • dharius

    The Zionist machine took its toll on him. The man had no more joy to give us and the world which condones murdering children and calling for genocide – no longer deserves him.

    RIP Willliams – join the angels of GAZA just follow them right up to heaven.

    ….God damn it this world is so cruel now.

    PRAY FOR HUMANITY!

  • Angela

    I’m going to miss this talented & brilliant man.

    RIP Robin

  • Rach

    One of the all time greats! Love u

  • http://TWITTER.COM LU

    I CAN’T BELIEVE IT!!!

  • K

    NOOOOOOOOOOOO I can’t believe it!!!! :(

  • Ju.de

    OH NO! This is a real shock!

  • monika

    this is insane! rip

  • dharius

    @Em:

    Because they are usually the ones that are the most aware of the ugly side of life. Ecxcept for Bill Maher – the man is not funny and he is a VILE hack.

    I wish it was Bill Maher that died.

  • Josh

    @dharius: If only the rope had been around your neck, the world would be a better place.

  • kami

    the most creative people are usually the most troubled souls.

  • Eva

    OMG This is one that is truly shocking. And he was brilliant on The Crazy Ones which was so unique. RIP Robin. :(

  • kel

    Very sad news. He will live on in his work. RIP

  • Guarded Sympathies

    I wonder if losing his TV show had a lot to do with this. His temptation to fall back into addiction and now this.

    My sympathies are guarded because I do not think Suicide in his circumstance is a selfish act, having a family that will have to deal with the fallout. It’s very sad.

  • :(

    horrible, absolutely horrible. my jaw dropped when i heard the news, i didn’t want to believe it :’( oh my god. god bless your soul robin, an absolute hollywood legend and a great man.

  • Heather

    I’m going to miss Robin

  • http://vendettachronicles.blogspot.com.ar/ Vendetta Chronicles

    I kept hoping that it was a hoax. I am stunned and saddened. To say he was an amazing actor is an understatement.

  • kary

    I’m so sad… first Philip Seymour Hoffman now this? what a lost :(

  • Guest

    He was a phenomenal drama actor, didn’t get enough credit for his work. The world lost a great talent in this man. R.I.P

  • dharius

    @Josh:

    Bill Maher is that you? Yeah YOU are the man who should be dead NOT Robin Williams – a man that actually gave JOY to people – ALL PEOPLE!

    WE DIDNT DESERVE YOU WILLIAMS! …and I am so sorry the world is so horrifying now.

  • dharius

    H preformed for my brother when he was deployed – stand up guy and he had NOTHING bad to say about ANYONE. He gave us ALL laughs and joy – something Hollywood no longer knows how to do. It’s just such an ugly ugly ugly HIDEOUS creature now.

  • Domino

    @maria: It’s a chemical defect. Nothing, not even being the happiest person alive and having all the love in the world, the family, friends, pets, money and luck can change the fact that your brain is unbalanced. Sometimes medications help, sometimes they don’t.

  • Jan

    Shocking- his pain has ended in this life.

  • Julia

    This is shocking. May he rest in peace. He made my whole family laugh, for that I will always remember him fondly.

  • SHINE

    sad, suicide bad for family , no insurance money either

  • Domino

    @dharius: Talk about being vile…

  • c

    Shocked.. So sad. I grew up watching mrs doubtfire
    Rest In Peace Robin

  • Frenchy

    This is chilling! He was so open about the demons he was battling. RIP.

  • Josh

    @dharius: Go make out with your bible.

  • JustChill’n

    Tears : (

  • Josh

    @dharius: I hope your brother died in war. Did his skin blend in nicely with the dust of the desert?

  • Laura

    I am actually speechless, what a talented man :(

  • judi

    @David:
    only those who suffer from depression can understand how driven someone can be to end their suffering. I hope you continue to be a survivor -

  • dharius

    @Domino:

    I’m sorry but if I had to choose between Robin Williams and Bill Maher – the reaper can take Maher NO QUESTION!
    I’ll never forget how many troops Williams made smile, and how many people were inlove with Disney’s Aladdin because of him.

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