Robin Williams Dead At 63
Multiple sources are confirming that actor Robin Williams is dead of an apparent suicide. That is according to a press release confirmed by Williams’ representative and Marin County, CA, Sheriff’s Department.
A 911 call was made from Williams’ home in Tiburon this morning.
A coroner suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.
William’s representatives say he had been battling severe depression as of late.
Read more, including a statement from his wife here.
Here’s how Hollywood is reacting:
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
When I was a kid, my parents and I would watch Robin Williams VHS tapes until they wore out. Words cannot describe what a loss this is.
— Jay Mohr (@jaymohr37) August 11, 2014
I’ll miss you, Pahpoh. You were such a part of all of our lives. There will never be another you. A sad, sad day. #RobinWilliams
— Kevin Nealon (@kevin_nealon) August 11, 2014
Mork from Ork: Rare evidence that aliens can be smart, clever, articulate & funny. Robin Williams, RIP
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) August 11, 2014