Born: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Robin McLaurin Williams professionally known as Robin Williams made his debut as an actor in the film Can I Do It... Til I Need Glasses? (1977). It was in 1987 he got his first break as an actor with the movie Good Morning, Vietnam which gave him stardom. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Mork & Mindy which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Robins career so far are Popeye (1980), The World According to Garp (1982), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), Patch Adams (1998), One Hour Photo (2002), and Worlds Greatest Dad (2009). He also starred in box office hits such as Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Good Will Hunting (1997), and the Night at the Museum trilogy (2006–2014) to name a few. Robin McLaurin Williams son of Robert Fitzgerald Williams and Laurie McLaurin was born on July 21, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He attended public elementary school in Lake Forest at Gorton Elementary School and middle school at Deer Path Junior High School. He then enrolled at Claremont Mens College in Claremont, California, to study political science but dropped out to pursue acting.
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