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7 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Billy Crystal: 'Honoring Robin Williams at Emmy's was hardest thing ever'

Actor Billy Crystal struggled through his Emmy Awards tribute to his late friend Robin Williams last month's ceremony, branding the stage salute "the hardest thing" he has ever done. The When Harry Met Sally star agreed to memorialize his Oscar-winning pal following his death days earlier on August 11, and during his touching speech, Crystal remembered Williams as a comedic "genius" and "the greatest friend you could ever imagine".

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10 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Robin Williams as Patch Adams: Laughter is the best medicine

Nobody could have played him better. Robin Williams mastered the role as the hilarious doctor, Patch Adams.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Patch Adams, Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities

17 hrs ago | Christianity Today

How I Got "Dead Poets Society" Wrong

Alissa's note: This reflection is part of a series on "Watch This Way" called "Rewind," in which movie critics and film buffs reflect on how a film they watched in the past and what it means to them today. He's leaving.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Seattle Pacific University, Pacific University, Celebrities

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

It's Happening Tonight

Haters who say history can't be fun should be required to check out Stumptown Stories - tonight featuring Merc contributor Heather Arndt Anderson on Oregon's first orchard keepers , as well as Wicked Portland 's Finn JD John, who will relay the sordid scandal involving our bridges, dirty money, and the KKK. WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY Sellwood Public House, 8132 SE 13th, 7:30 pm, FREE FILM - Since Robin Williams' passing, the Academy's celebrated his filmography with a different film every week.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Sellwood (Portland, OR), Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities

OregonLive.com

Ken Burns is a great filmmaker; 'The Boxtrolls' is No. 1 in the U.K.: this week in movies

Movies? What movies? I ate up the first episode of Ken Burns' "The Roosevelts" on PBS and won't miss the rest of the week. Teddy Roosevelt was a little crazy, and did love war, but I don't need George Will to tell me that.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Celebrities, Yosemite Valley, CA, Theater, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

Billboard

Rewinding The Charts: 35 Years Ago, Robin Williams Laughed All The Way To The Top 10

In 1979, 27-year-old Robin Williams was comedy's darling. As the first-season finale of his smash ABC series Mork & Mindy aired, he showcased the range of his talent on an April cover of Time magazine.

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Related Topix: Mork and Mindy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Emmy Awards

ContactMusic.com

Billy Connolly: 'I Should Have Helped Robin Williams'

The Mrs. Brown star had been friends with Williams for more than a decade and was devastated when he heard his pal had taken his own life last month following a long battle with depression. Connolly admits he empathised with the Mrs. Doubtfire star's problems and wishes he had stepped in to help him.

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Related Topix: Mrs. Brown, History Movies, Drama Movies, Billy Connolly, Folk, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

'Fellow cyclist' Robin Williams honored in memorial bike run

A rollerblader rides against the tide of bicyclists during a memorial ride for Robin Williams on Sunday in Tiburon. If most of Marin County's roads seemed a bit light on bicyclists Sunday morning, Robin Williams might have had something to do with it.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Patch Adams, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Tiburon, CA, Marin County, CA, San Rafael, CA

ContactMusic.com

John Travolta crashed a wedding with Robin Williams

John Travolta has revealed he crashed a wedding with the late Robin Williams whilst they were at a hotel in Santa Barbara. The 60-year-old 'Grease' star said the pair found the stunt incredibly funny and laughed about it for years afterwards.

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Related Topix: Old Dogs, Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

Sunday Herald

Billy Connolly: I could have done more to help Robin Williams

Comedy star Billy Connolly has said he "could have done more" to help tragic actor Robin Williams, who was found hanged last month. Comedy star Billy Connolly has said he \"could have done more\" to help tragic actor Robin Williams, who was found hanged last month.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Tiburon, CA

ContactMusic.com

Ethan Hawke: 'I Knew Of Robin Williams' Problems 25 Years Ago'

Ethan Hawke is convinced he saw signs of Robin Williams ' personal problems 25 years ago when they appeared in Dead Poets Society together as "it was obvious he was in a tremendous amount of pain". The 63-year-old funnyman took his own life last month after a long battle with depression, and the tragedy sent shockwaves across Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Boyhood, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Big News Network.com

Ethan Hawke recalls 'immediate sadness' post Robin Williams' death

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I4U Future Technology News

Twitter: Rape Threats Still Not Taken Seriously

In August, Robin Williams' daughter Zelda left Twitter due to harassment from pretty horrible trolling . There's no question to that, really, since she announced as much after begging other users to report the abuse .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Immigration policy works, in Hollywood

In September, Belfast Free Library's free film series, Friday Night Flicks, will focus on the films of the late Robin Williams, highlighting some of his performances audiences may have missed. All of the films are presented at 7 p.m. in the Abbott Room of the library, 106 High St. The Sept.

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SFGate

I knew Robin was in agony

Actor Ethan Hawke attends the Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Photo: Jonathan Leibson, Getty Images For Variety Robin Williams with a book on his lap and his arms folded in a scene from the film 'Dead Poets Society', 1989.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Mork and Mindy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Good Will Hunting, The World According to Garp, Comedy Movies, Man of the Year, Celebrities

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Josh Ruben On Impersonating Celebrities That Have Died

For Gilda Radner, it hinged on a slight speech disorder. " I'm Baba Wawa ." For Eddie Murphy it began when he was a child and would imitate what he saw on the screen: Buckwheat .

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The Independent

Ethan Hawke on Robin Williams: 'It was obvious that he was in a tremendous amount of pain'

He worked with the late actor during the early stages of his career on Dead Poets Society and credits Williams with having found him his first agent. "Even [when I was] 18, it was obvious that he was in a tremendous amount of pain," Hawke said on Canadian radio show Q with Jian Ghomeshi .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

CNN

A Tribute to Robin Williams and those who perished on 9/11, 13 years ago.

In recognition of those who died on this day, 9/11, 13 years ago and all those in uniform who've given their lives or seriously injured in war, an attack on our nation or a national tragedy; let us demonstrate our support in a meaningful way by giving public recognition, via tweets, face book, Utube or other social media. I would like to pay tribute and recognize my cousin's husband; Capt.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seattle Times

‘Women in Cinema’ fest and a Robin Williams tribute

"Laggies," starring Chlo Grace Moretz, left, and Keira Knightley, kicks off SIFF's "Women in Cinema" festival Thursday, Sept. 18, at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian.

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NorthJersey.com

Gandolfini, Hoffman and Williams leave posthumous films in their wake, starting Sept. 12

Happily, at least, in principle. Because whether or not Gandolfini, the Park Ridge native who died June 19, 2013, would have wanted "The Drop," arriving Friday, to be his last artistic statement on Earth, it remains - for good or ill - his parting shot to fans.

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