Today we mourn as well as remember our very own Robin William. Robin Williams died five years ago today. A man who made us laugh and cry at the same time was not only an actor. But the inspiration for aspiring actors all over the world.
For this man, the stage was his wand and the acting that he delivered was pure magic. Let us take some time to appreciate what this man created and what he left behind for his audience.
Robin Williams as a Young Comedian:
Robin Williams made his first HBO appearance during 1977 and gears up for a Shakespearean play that he himself improvised and said something so funny yet artistic, he literally compared the moon with a testicle that hangs low in the sky! One can imagine what a gem Hollywood is going to get in the coming years!
In a spectacular live show at the Roxy during 1978, Robin Williams showcased the painful side of mental illness by satirizing Schizophrenia. He had the ability to turn into something so humane yet so surreal that marked his brilliance.
The Woman in a man: Robin Williams:
Apart from being the star in Broadway shows and live stage shows. Robin Williams made considerable contributions in the Hollywood film industry as well. Mrs.Doubtfire was one of those roles that were not only challenging but also required some considerable feminine acting as well. He not only aced the role but also paved the way for other films with similar roles as well.
In his last HBO special Weapons of Destruction, Robin William talks about politics, about appearing on the German TV and shared some considerable humor on his own alcoholic problems as well.
Robin Williams: The Ultimate Iconoclast
With films like Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams left behind something that was not just merely inspirational but taught a lesson for the younger generation. His acting reflected his passion while his humor showcased his creative dimensions. Even in his death, he reminded us of the importance of our mental health.
Let us celebrate his works with a smile and remember this out of the box actor that comes once in a lifetime !!