Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead from an apparent suicide in his California home yesterday morning at the age of 63. “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss,” Williams’ publicist said in a statement. His wife, Susan Schneider, issued her own statement, saying, “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.” Williams, who had well-documented struggles with drugs and alcohol, won an Oscar for his supporting role in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, and first rose to fame in the late '70s with the TV show Mork & Mindy.
On last night's episode of The Tonight Show, Katie Holmes revealed that her mom still sends her care packages that include Pop Tarts and cups for tea parties. She also talked about modeling at the age of 10, and how her teachers pointed out all her imperfections during a beauty lesson. "They took me as an example and dissected my face and said like, 'See, not perfect...' I didn't care. I was like, 'I know.'" Later, Holmes and Fallon played a new game called "Tonight Show Photo Booth." Each of them got an iPad, and took turns making funny faces using the Photo Booth app. After one person would take a funny picture, the other would have to try and top it.
Stars React To Robin Williams Death
Chris Rock: So sad so funny ...
Lance Armstrong: RIP Robin. I will always remember you as one hell of a friend. I love you and will miss you terribly.
Snooki: So sad to hear the loss of Robin Williams….amazingly talented comedian and actor. Prayers to his family
Jenny McCarthy: RIP to one of the greatest comedic and dramatic actors of our time. We will miss you. #NaNuNaNu
Jeff Ross: Somebody please tell us the news about Robin Williams is just a rumor.
Miley Cyrus: I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop
Brad Paisley: Devastated right now. Loved you Robin
Steve Martin: I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.
Jimmy Kimmel: Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.
Albert Brooks: Shocked by the news of Robin Williams passing. Rest in peace my friend
Lindsay Lohan: Mr. Williams visited me the first day of filming The Parent Trap. I will never forget his kindness. What an enormous loss. My condolences.
Ellen: I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken.
Jason Alexander: Ah Robin, I'm so sorry the earth couldn't stay worthy of you. Hope happiness awaits you.
Henry Winkler: Robin Williams was like no other ..To watch him create on the spot was a privilege to behold.. Robin you are an angel now !!! REST IN PEACE
Ringo Starr: Goodbye and God bless Robin Williams peace and love R
Steven Spielberg: "Robin was a lightning storm of comic genius and our laughter was the thunder that sustained him. He was a pal and I can't believe he's gone."
Pam Dawber: "I am completely and totally devastated. What more can be said?"
Jay Leno: "I saw him on stage the very first time he auditioned at the Improv and we have been friends ever since. It's a very sad day."
John Travolta: "I've never known a sweeter, brighter, more considerate person than Robin. Robin's commitment as an artist to lifting our mood and making us happy is compared to none. He loved us all and we loved him back."
Ozzy Osbourne: Such a tragic loss. I will always have amazing memories of @RobinWilliams. Respect and love goes out to his family.
Kevin Spacey: "I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure."
Cher: He was Sweet LOVELY,Man. He ran high voltage,Mind Always Going, It was who he was.I Know Well..Many X's from High There is Only Low.So Sad?
Emma Stone may be headed to the Great White Way this fall. Broadway World reports that the actress is in negotiations to replace Michelle Williams in the current production of Cabaret this November. "Emma Stone is in negotiations to make her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret on Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company,” a rep for the show reveals. The show is currently playing a limited run on Broadway through January 4, 2015.
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