Rather than dwelling on where or even how Robin Williams died, it's easier going back remembering him as the funniest adult..err.. child we knew growing up. From his TV days in the late 70's on "Mork and Mindy" as well as his rare appearances on SNL. Robin Williams, humor played perfectly to make just about anyones family laugh.
Robin came of age in the 80's in films like Olives and Sweet Pee's love and favorite comic hero in "Popeye" The comic Radio Dj in "Good Morning, Vietnam"and as John Keating one of the comic's most classic roles, that might not sound like your typical Robin Williams film.While managing to throw in his own unique touch to the role.Proving he was better to portray the voices in great poetry as an English teacher. He molds his class an elite prep school students through the teaching of poetry,thanks to Whitman, "O me! O life!... in 'Dead Poets Society' in 1989.
Robin Williams was the age of the '90s brining his magic in movies like "Hook," a spin on the Disney classic, he plays an adult Peter Pan who must return to Neverland to rescue his children, who were kidnapped by Captain Hook. While he revisits his own childhood,with a little help from Tinkerbell played by Julia Roberts and Wendy by Maggie Smith, all while Robins star shines without stealing another actor's spotlight.
Watching him reclaim his youthfulness in the movie "Jack,was more fun than watching Williams grow up in the body of an adult. Or in the body of a British nanny in "Mrs. Doubtfire," Robin was also great with a basically all child cast in "Jumanji".
A trip down Robin Williams memory lane can't be complete without revisiting his first and only Academy Award role which Robin Williams left his gold seal, as as the impressive counselor not the outrageously loud funnyman, Sean Maguire in 'Good Will Hunting' in 1997,also known as the film that started the careers of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Robin showcased more a more laid back side of his acting prowless. As Maguire, Williams perfectly captured the kind of father figure we look up to, a man who could change the way we think about life. All without making us laugh, but still made us smile.
Susan Schneider, the actor's wife,pubicly said the following;"This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin's family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope that the focus will not be on Robin's death but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions."
Robin in your long and powerful career, you contributed many a funny verse, but now that the powerful play we call life just goes on, And now your spirit is left with us,your many movies may continue to contribute a verse or two in our life. Your verse will always be,that you were here to help our life exists.
For sharing your life with us, Thank you Robin Williams, like the magic from the Genie in "Aladin", you made us laugh,while helping loving our life more.