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Robin Williams
Date of Birth: July 21, 1952
Born At: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5' 8"
Profession: Actor, comedian, writer, producer, director
Claim to fame: As Mork in the ABC series Mork and Mindy

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"See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time."
- Robin Williams

An Academy Award winning actor and a multiple Grammy winning performer Robin Williams first captured the attention of the world by performing a guest role on the popular sitcom Happy Days as Mork, a lovably weird space alien from the planet Ork on the hit series "Mork & Mindy."

Robin William is a talented mimic and can jump in and out of characters at an extremely fast pace. He build his career as a comedian actor by playing many comedy roles in the movies The Birdcage, Mrs. Doubtfire, etc. He has also starred in serious movies like Awakenings, What Dreams May Come.

In a more comic vein using only voice he played many characters as a wacky genie in the Disney animated feature Aladdin, the strong-armed title sailor in 1980's Popeye, a cross-dressing dad in Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and a grown-up Peter Pan in the 1991 Steven Spielberg movie Hook.

In 1998 he won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his role the sympathetic psychologist who befriends Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting. He also nominated for Academy Awards for the movies Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989) and The Fisher King (1991) before.

Apart from this Robin Williams took break from doing stand up comedy, he came back in 2002 with a show live on Broadway. It won a Grammy for best spoken word album in 2003. You can find his most popular albums and videos at Robin william's discography.