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Topic # 151050 12-Aug-2014 11:15
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Sad to see the news that Robin Williams has died in an apparent suicide. Will always remember growing up to his hilarious roles (can't beat Mrs Doubtfire and Hook)




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  Reply # 1106953 12-Aug-2014 11:21
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Rik and now Robin Williams.... How sad.


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  Reply # 1106954 12-Aug-2014 11:24
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Bugger!!

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  Reply # 1106956 12-Aug-2014 11:24
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Rest In Peace Mork. Nanu nanu.




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  Reply # 1106957 12-Aug-2014 11:25
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  Reply # 1106958 12-Aug-2014 11:25
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Yes he had been battling many deamons both drugs and alcohol and Mental health for most of his adult life,
Well documented suffering from Bipolar Disorder




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  Reply # 1106962 12-Aug-2014 11:31
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 scenes he played in a movie had me crying from laughter, it was the scenes from Old Dogs when they mixed up the medications, so so funny.

Thank you for so many laughs Mr Williams... rest in peace.




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  Reply # 1106964 12-Aug-2014 11:34
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Very sad! Even his stuff on that last TV show "The crazy ones" was just gold. 

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  Reply # 1106966 12-Aug-2014 11:36
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A sad waste.
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  Reply # 1106968 12-Aug-2014 11:37
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Holy moly! I just listened to his interview on WTF with Marc Maron the other day.  He sure did have some demons but sounded like he was on top of them.  What a difference a couple of years makes.  Very sad.

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  Reply # 1106970 12-Aug-2014 11:39
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BigHammer: Rest In Peace Mork. Nanu nanu.


I just finished watching the "The Crazy Ones" episode which him, where the actress that played Mindy was his new girlfriend.




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  Reply # 1106976 12-Aug-2014 11:45
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So much of my childhood was made happy by this man.  From Mork and Mindy, Good Morning Vietnam, Jumanji, Aladdin, Mrs Doubtfire, the stand up shows, and even the ones I didnt really like like RV...  
RIP Robin  another of my childhood heroes gone too soon.

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  Reply # 1106977 12-Aug-2014 11:46
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Can't stress it enough, if you're feeling down, talk to someone. Pick up the phone and make the call. The first step is the hardest.

Depression cares not for who you, your status or what you do.

Went through a rubbish match a few years back and something my Dad always said stuck with me. It doesn't matter how bad things are, they can ALWAYS get better.

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  Reply # 1106980 12-Aug-2014 11:52
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You know you're getting old when all the mainstays of your childhood begin passing on.

This is such a shame. I remember watching a stand up show he did where a couple at the front came in late. He walked right up to the front of the stage and said something like "I'm sorry - I had not realised you were not here yet! I'll start again!" and then proceeded to do the first couple of minutes of the show backwards, including walking off stage backwards the way he came in - and then coming on and doing the start again! So funny. I bet that couple are still embarrassed...!

Depression is a bad thing; We seem to hear so much of it these days - in my mind, there seems to be far more of it since computers and mobile phones appeared, but there may of course be no connection.





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  Reply # 1106981 12-Aug-2014 11:54
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This is very sad. I really enjoyed his work.




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  Reply # 1106984 12-Aug-2014 12:01
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gehenna: Holy moly! I just listened to his interview on WTF with Marc Maron the other day.  He sure did have some demons but sounded like he was on top of them.  What a difference a couple of years makes.  Very sad.


I really enjoyed when he did that interview too
http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_67_robin_williams


Sad news indeed


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