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Mon Aug 11, 2014, 09:18 PM

 

President Obama Responds To Robin Williams' Death: 'He Was One Of A Kind'

Source: Huffington Post


President Barack Obama expressed his condolences on Monday to the family and friends of comic and actor Robin Williams, who died in an apparent suicide earlier that day.

Williams, 63, was found dead around noon on Monday at his home in Tiburon, California.

The president commemorated Williams for his "immeasurable talent" in the statement:

Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit. He made us laugh. He made us cry. He gave his immeasurable talent freely and generously to those who needed it most – from our troops stationed abroad to the marginalized on our own streets. The Obama family offers our condolences to Robin’s family, his friends, and everyone who found their voice and their verse thanks to Robin Williams.


Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/11/obama-robin-williams_n_5670241.html



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Reply President Obama Responds To Robin Williams' Death: 'He Was One Of A Kind' (Original post)
Adenoid_Hynkel Aug 2014 OP
Botany Aug 2014 #1
alfredo Aug 2014 #2
itsrobert Aug 2014 #3
alfredo Aug 2014 #4
George II Aug 2014 #5
alfredo Aug 2014 #7
trueblue2007 Aug 2014 #8
progree Aug 2014 #6
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2014 #9
BumRushDaShow Aug 2014 #11
uppityperson Aug 2014 #10

Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 09:32 PM

1. Forever Young





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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 09:46 PM

2. I thought he would live forever.

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Response to alfredo (Reply #2)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 09:57 PM

3. He will, through his movies, albums, recordings,(audio and video)

He will live forever.

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Response to itsrobert (Reply #3)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 10:09 PM

4. True, but the element of surprise is gone.

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Response to alfredo (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 10:46 PM

5. Sad night for many of us, but take solace.....

....there are four movies that he completed that have yet to be released.

Ah, I'd much rather have him here though.

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Response to George II (Reply #5)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 11:14 PM

7. Thanks for letting me know that.

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Response to George II (Reply #5)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 11:44 PM

8. the 4 movies are .......

Robin Williams died suddenly Monday, leaving behind a still-active film career. This holiday season, moviegoers will be able to see him reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. The sequel wrapped production in May, according to Twentieth Century Fox, and will bow on Dec. 19th.


Williams’ other holiday flick is the indie family comedy Merry Friggin’ Christmas, co-starring Wendi McLendon-Covey, Lauren Graham and Oliver Platt. Phase 4 will release the movie, produced by Captain America directors Joe and Anthony Russo on November 7.

He also recently starred opposite Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) in the Dito Montiel drama Boulevard, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. The movie has yet to land theatrical distribution.

Williams, who was one of the first big stars to lend his voice to an animated movie with his work in 1992’s Aladdin, has also voiced the animated character of Dennis the Dog in Absolutely Anything, an upcoming live-action British comedy starring Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale that is due out next year.

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/08/11/robin-williams-last-roles/

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 10:59 PM

6. Robin Williams 1951 - 2014. Legend

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Tue Aug 12, 2014, 12:31 AM

9. His over the top style inspired Bobcat Goldthwait, Howie Mandell and Jim Carrey to name a few....

 

This is a major loss.

For perspective, Jerry Lewis is still alive.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #9)

Tue Aug 12, 2014, 04:43 AM

11. "For perspective, Jerry Lewis is still alive."

AND Dick Van Dyke too.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Tue Aug 12, 2014, 02:59 AM

10. Condolences to his family, friends, the world, RIP Robin.Thank you Pres Obama for putting it so well

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