The Life and Humor of Robin Williams

The Life and Humor of Robin Williams

A Biography

Book - 1999
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Ever since his days as "Mork" on Mork and Mindy, Robin Williams has captivated the hearts and funny bones of audiences everywhere. No one will forget his performances in such classics as Good Morning Vietnam, Awakenings, and Dead Poets Society, or his hilarious roles as the nanny in Mrs. Doubtfire and as the zany doctor in Patch Adams.

The Life and Humor of Robin Williams offers his millions of fans a lively, thorough account of Robin Williams's life and career. Chronicling the early years, from his supportive Chicago childhood to his first college improv class, the book goes on to describe the actor's rapid descent into Hollywood's fast lane. But Williams cleaned up his life and made a breakthrough into serious acting with his extraordinary performance in The World According to Garp and the steady climb ever since to his more recent, Oscar-winning triumph in Good Will Hunting.

For the countless fans of Robin Williams, this biography is a fascinating and comprehensive look at the star's inspiring history.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c1999.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780688152451
Branch Call Number: 791/.43/028/092/Willi/-D 6173cg 1
Characteristics: vi, 218 p. : ill.
Alternative Title: Robin Williams


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