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  • FOX News' Shepard Smith 'Sorry' for Robin Williams 'Coward' Remark After Social Media Outcry

    On Fox News' Monday evening coverage of actor and comedian Robin Williams' death, host Shepard Smith used the word "coward" when talking about Williams' suicide. After a social media outcry as a result of the remark, Smith has issued a statement. "The...
  • Jeff Bridges Remembers his Friend Robin Williams at 'The Giver' Premiere

    The shocking news of Robin Williams' death broke just moments before the stars of "The Giver" walked down the red carpet at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday night, casting a shadow over the film's world premiere. Jeff Bridges, who appeared with Williams in...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 12

    NATION Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his...
  • How Robin Williams became 'Aladdin's' Genie

    In 1991, directors John Clements and Ron Musker gave Disney animator Eric Goldberg an unusual assignment: listen to Robin Williams' stand-up albums and draw the comic, as a genie. Clements and Musker were making "Aladdin," the musical fantasy that would...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says

    Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says
    Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his bedroom,...
  • Robin Williams death: Actor last seen alive late Sunday, officials say

    Robin Williams death: Actor last seen alive late Sunday, officials say
    Actor Robin Williams was last seen alive inside his home late Sunday night before his body was discovered just before noon Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities are expected to release further details about the Oscar-...
  • The lighter side of Robin Williams, now at National Portrait Gallery

    The lighter side of Robin Williams, now at National Portrait Gallery
    It's good to be reminded of the silly side of Robin Williams, and to have a place to gather and remember. Visitors at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., can visit a portrait of the Oscar-winning actor and comedian that was taken for a Time...
  • Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds

    Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds
    Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt. Adrian Cronauer in 1987's "Good Morning, Vietnam" -- but his real-life relationship with the military in the form of USO shows didn't get rolling until 2002. Williams, who died...
  • Fallece el actor Robin Williams a los 63 años

    Fallece el actor Robin Williams a los 63 años
    El famoso actor de Hollywood Robin Williams fue hallado muerto hoy en su domicilio en el norte de California, según un comunicado de la oficina del alguacil del condado de Marin que investiga un posible suicidio del ganador de un Óscar por "Good Will...
  • Comedians can be very good at hiding their pain

    Comedian Robin Williams battled substance abuse and depression off and on for decades, finally succumbing to them in a suspected suicide. This shows just how serious depression and substance abuse can be, for if someone of Williams' fame and wealth...
  • Golden Globes Team Serves Up Stars & Grants in Brisk Evening

    The timing was different from past years, but the goals remained the same for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and its guests: the organization handed out $1.9 million in grants Thursday, while many in Hollywood used the event as an opportunity for...