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Robin Williams' Grandson is Learning About Him Through 'Aladdin' Role

Robin Williams‘ son, Zak, is using his iconic Aladdin role as the Genie, to introduce him to his own son, Mickey.

Zak revealed to People that cels of Robin‘s famous roles hang in Mickey‘s room.

“His mom [Olivia June] and I have certainly considered how we want to introduce my son’s grandfather, my dad, into his life,” he shared in a new interview. “Certainly through his movies and the cartoons that he participated in is a great way. My son, Mickey, points at a cel that we have in his room of my dad that has the genie from Aladdin.”

Zak continues that in addition to the cels in Mickey’s room, there are even more “throughout our home that he sees on a daily basis. I think it’s being mindful and introducing the elements and stories about him slowly.”

He adds, “We hope that we can celebrate the positive elements and his works and films in a way that there can be appreciation and acknowledgment of him both as an entertainer, but also as a family man, and parent and grandfather to my son. So, the key thing would be for us to introduce it slowly and meaningfully. Taking an opportunity to share stories and his values in a way that we hope can be appreciated and embodied.”

Robin sadly died by suicide in 2014. Zak welcomed Mickey, whose full name is McLaurin Clement, in 2019.

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Gets Genie on Disney Character Instagram Filter

Robin Williams‘ daughter Zelda Williams matched with the Genie while trying out the popular “Which Disney character are you?” filter on Instagram.

The 30-year-old actress’s late father famously voiced Genie in the classic 1992 animated film.

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“Y’all…” Zelda Williams captioned the Twitter video below.

Watch it to see her reaction to the sweet surprise!

Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014 at the age of 63.

READ MORE: Robin Williams’ Daughter Zelda Posts Message on His Birthday

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Robin Williams' Youngest Son Cody Gets Married on Late Actor's Birthday

Cody Williams, the youngest son of the late actor Robin Williams, is a married man!

The 27-year-old tied the knot with Maria Flores on Sunday (July 21), which happened to be the same day Robin would have turned 68.

Cody‘s wedding took place at the home that Robin and his ex-wife Marsha Garces Williams used to share. His sister Zelda Williams took to Instagram to commemorate the day.

“The 21st of July has meant many things to me over the years. It’s the birthday of one of my favorite souls still on this earth, @junotemple. It’s the day Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon (as a space nerd, that’s pretty damn important). And it was the day my Dad was born, and the last day I got to see him,” Zelda wrote.

“That last one had begun to usurp the joy of the first two in recent years… that is, until two days ago, when it became something new,” Zelda continued. “On the 21st of July, 2019, it became the day I officially gained a new sister!”

“To @mariaaafloresssswilliams and Cody, you are a light in all of our lives. I’m so grateful to have paid witness to your love over the years, to have watched you grow and care for each other in ways we should all be so lucky to experience. You were already part of the family in my eyes, but now there’s an official slip of paper somewhere that agrees!
Zak, Mom and I love you both dearly, and I think I can speak for all of us when I say CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BRIDE AND GROOM!!! 🎊🥂🍾🍰💫🕊 ♥️,” she concluded.

Congrats to the happy couple!

Zachary Williams Remembers His Late Dad Robin Williams Ahead of 5th Anniversary of His Death

Zachary Williams is reflecting on his late father, Robin Williams.

The 36-year-old son of the late actor and comedian spoke out in an interview with Good Morning Britain on Sunday (July 21).

“It was sad to see someone who was suffering so. As a family member and a child, you want to do everything you can to help soothe and ease what seemed to be intense personal pain,” he explained.

”And there were times where it felt like there was helplessness from my part, I didn’t know what I could do, or how I could be of the best support.”

Robin died due to suicide in August of 2014 at the age of 63. Watch Zachary speak out inside…

Robin Williams' Son Zachary Welcomes Son - Find Out His Name!

Robin Williams‘ son Zachary Williams has welcomed a new baby boy into the world!

The 36-year-old son of the late actor and his fiancee Olivia June welcomed their first child, McLaurin Clement, on May 22, People reports.

McLaurin was Robin‘s middle name. They’ll call him Mickey for short.

Mickey weighed 8 lbs. and measured 20½ inches.

Robin Williams died of suicide five years ago at the age of 63. See the touching statements his three children released at the time.

Congratulations to Zachary Williams and Olivia June on the exciting news!

READ MORE: Zelda & Zachary Williams Celebrate Grand Opening Of Robin Williams Center!

Ray Romano & Brad Garrett Have an 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Reunion at Robin Williams Documentary Premiere!

Ray Romano and Brad Garrett are having an Everybody Loves Raymond mini-reunion!

The two actors glammed it up together on the red carpet at the premiere of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind on Wednesday evening (June 27) in Hollywood.

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Catherine Hardwicke, Nigel Lythgoe, Bonnie Hunt, Danny Strong, Caitlin Mehner, Arden Myrin, IsaBeall Quella, Kevin Nealon and Susan Yeagley were all in attendance at the premiere.

Bob Saget, Kelly Rizzo, Billy Crystal, Rosanna Arquette, Sarah Drew and Eddie Griffin were also among the stars that attended the premiere.

The documentary provides an intimate look into the life and work of the late comedian, Robin Williams.

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Robin Williams Wanted to Play Hagrid in 'Harry Potter'

The casting director of the Harry Potter movies has revealed that Robin Williams wanted to play a role in the franchise, but was turned away because he was not British!

The late actor wanted to play Hagrid, which ended up going to Robbie Coltrane.

Robin [Williams] had called [director Chris Columbus] because he really wanted to be in the movie, but it was a British-only edict, and once he said no to Robin, he wasn’t going to say yes to anybody else, that’s for sure,” casting director Janet Hirshenson told Huffington Post. “It couldn’t be.”