Robin Williams, one of Hollywood's most beloved comedic actors, was reported dead Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc Williams in The Birdcage.
Williams was found at his home in California on Monday afternoon. Coroners said the cause of death appeared to be "suicide due to asphyxia," but an investigation is underway in order to make a final determination.
Williams rose to prominence as the title alien in the TV series Mork & Mindy, later earning Academy Award nominations for his film roles in Good Morning Vietnam and Dead Poets Society, and a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Good Will Hunting. His most lasting impression in Miami, however, was in 1996's The Birdcage.More »