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Ben Affleck Remembers 'Good Will Hunting' Co-Star Robin Williams with Touching Tribute

Ben Affleck has posted a tribute to Robin Williams after his tragic passing yesterday at the age of 63.

“Heartbroken. Thanks chief – for your friendship and for what you gave the world. Robin had a ton of love in him. He personally did so much for so many people. He made Matt and my dreams come true. What do you owe a guy who does that? Everything. May you find peace my friend. #RobinWilliams,” Ben posted on Facebook.

Ben and Robin co-starred in Good Will Hunting, for which Robin received an Oscar for his performance.

Christopher Reeve's Family Honors Longtime Friend Robin Williams After His Tragic Death

The family of Christopher Reeve, famous actor who passed away in 2004, honored Robin Williams after his tragic death with a statement.

Robin and Christopher were longtime friends – the two were aspiring actors and roommates at Juilliard back in the ’70s.

“For Robin, our dad was ‘Brother Reeve.’ Robin was a light in our family for as long as we can remember. He and Dad made each other laugh, and they stood by each other to the end. Our hearts ache for his family,” the statement to People said.

“The Reeve family, like many, will remember Robin for the humor, energy and brightness he brought into our lives through the screen. We will cherish him, though, for the quiet and unwavering support he showed our family through the hardest times. The world knew Robin as a comedic titan, but to our family, he was simply one of our Dad’s dearest friends. From the moment they were classmates at Juilliard, their friendship transformed into a brotherhood that was built on a mutual admiration for the theater, the arts and, most importantly, laughter,” the statement continued.

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Famous 'Good Will Hunting' Bench Memorialized After Robin Williams' Death (Photo)

The famous bench from Robin Williams‘ movie Good Will Hunting has been memorialized after his tragic death yesterday.

A Twitter user posted a picture of the sidewalk chalk artwork which read famous quotes from the movie including “Sorry guys, I went to see about a girl” and “Your move, chief.”

Check out a clip from Good Will Hunting on the famous bench below in a scene featuring Robin and Matt Damon.

Robin‘s role in Good Will Hunting earned him an Oscar. Tributes for Robin have also popped up outside of the Boulder home where the ’80s television series Mork & Mindy filmed, the Mrs Doubtfire home in San Francisco, and more.

Our continued thoughts go out to Robin‘s family and loved ones during this difficult time.


Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting

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Sally Field Mourns 'Mrs Doubtfire' Co-Star Robin Williams: 'He Was One of a Kind'

Sally Field released a statement about the devastating death of her Mrs. Doubtfire co-star Robin Williams.

“I feel stunned and so sad about Robin,” the 67-year-old actress said (via ET). “I’m sad for the world of comedy. And so very sad for his family. And I’m sad for Robin. He always lit up when he was able to make people laugh, and he made them laugh his whole life long…. tirelessly. He was one of a kind. There will not be another. Please God, let him now rest in peace.”

Mara Wilson, who played Robin‘s young daughter in the film, also took to Twitter to share her devastation.

“Very sad, very upset, very glad I did not have to hear about this though Twitter. Probably going to be taking some time off it for a while,” Mara wrote.

Our continued thoughts go out to Robin‘s loved ones during this horrible time.

Robin Williams Hailed as a Genius on 'Good Morning America' & 'Today' in Touching Tributes (Video)

Robin Williams‘ death has shocked the world and this morning, Good Morning America and the Today show invited special guests to celebrate his life.

The Today show brought on James Lipton, host of Inside the Actor’s Studio on the show to discuss Robin. Robin was voted the best guest of all time on the famous show.

“His gift…was genius. Genius’ can do things we have to learn to do…You can teach craft, you can teach technique. You can’t teach genius. He had genius,” James said. James and host Matt Lauer reminisced on the life of Robin and you can watch a clip below.

On Good Morning America, hosts welcomed former People editor Larry Hackett. “We talk about genius a lot in this business,” Larry said, “and when someone dies, everyone calls them beloved. This man truly, truly was.”

Sarah Michelle Gellar Mourns 'Crazy Ones' Co-Star Robin Williams: He Was the Father I Dreamed of Having

Sarah Michelle Gellar has just released a touching statement about her The Crazy Ones co-star Robin Williams.

“My life is a better place because I knew Robin Williams,” Sarah Michelle told People. “To my children he was Uncle Robin, to everyone he worked with, he was the best boss anyone had ever known, and to me he was not just an inspiration but he was the Father I had always dreamed of having. There are not enough adjectives to describe the light he was, to anyone that ever had the pleasure to meet him. I will miss him everyday, but I know the memory of him will live on. And to his family, I thank them for letting us know him and seeing the joy they brought him. Us crazy ones love you.”

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference,” she continued.

After the news of Robin‘s tragic death, Sarah posted a photo collage on her Twitter account.

Today, Sarah updated her Twitter account thanking her fans. “I just want to say thank you for all the kind words and tributes. The outpouring of love is spectacular and greatly appreciated. ❤️”

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Robin Williams' Thoughts on Heaven Make Us Laugh - Watch Now

The late Robin Williams opened up about heaven during a 2011 interview on Inside the Actor’s Studio.

“There’s seating near the front,” the 63-year-old actor joked to James Lipton after he was asked what he’d like God to say when he arrived at the gates of Heaven.

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He also added, “It’d be nice to know that there is laughter. That’d be a good thing.” Watch the touching and funny video below!


Robin Williams – Inside the Actor’s Studio Interview
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