Robin Williams: His many roles

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Robin Williams, who died on Aug. 11, 2014, had a career taking him from sitcom fame to dramatic films and back and forth, from "Mork & Mindy" to "The Crazy Ones" and more.

"Mork & Mindy"

Robin Williams starred as Mork, opposite Pam Dawber,
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Robin Williams starred as Mork, opposite Pam Dawber, in the sitcom "Mork & Mindy," which ran from 1978 to 1982.

"Popeye"

Williams was the Popeye to Shelley Duvall's Olive
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Williams was the Popeye to Shelley Duvall's Olive Oyl in 1981's live-action "Popeye."

"The World According to Garp"

Robin Williams and Mary Beth Hurt in the
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Robin Williams and Mary Beth Hurt in the 1982 film "The World According to Garp."

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"Good Morning Vietnam"

Robin Williams as disc jockey Adrian Cronauer in
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Robin Williams as disc jockey Adrian Cronauer in director Barry Levinson's 1987 film "Good Morning Vietnam."

"Dead Poets Society"

Robin Williams as the inspiring English teacher John
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Robin Williams as the inspiring English teacher John Keating in the 1989 film "Dead Poets Society."

"The Fisher King"

Actors Robin Williams, left, and Jeff Bridges shooting
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Actors Robin Williams, left, and Jeff Bridges shooting "The Fisher King" in Manhattan on June 6, 1990.

"Hook"

Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman in Steven Spielberg's
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Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman in Steven Spielberg's 1991 film "Hook."

"Mrs. Doubtfire"

Robin Williams as Euphegenia Doubtfire in 1993's
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Robin Williams as Euphegenia Doubtfire in 1993's "Mrs. Doubtfire."

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"The Birdcage"

Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in a scene
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Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in a scene from the 1996 film "The Birdcage."

"Good Will Hunting"

Robin Williams and Matt Damon in a scene
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Robin Williams and Matt Damon in a scene from the 1997 film "Good Will Hunting."

"Father's Day"

Robin Williams and Billy Crystal, left, in the

Robin Williams and Billy Crystal, left, in the 1997 film "Father's Day."

"Friends"

Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry,
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Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc in the 1997 "Friends" episode "The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion."

"Flubber"

Robin Williams stars as a professor who invents
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Robin Williams stars as a professor who invents a revolutionary energy source that enables anything to bounce super-high and super-fast in the 1997 film "Flubber."

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"What Dreams May Come"

Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the
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Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the 1998 film "What Dreams May Come."

"Patch Adams"

Robin Williams played a medical student who fought
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Robin Williams played a medical student who fought the establishment in the 1998 film "Patch Adams."

"Insomnia"

Robin Williams and Al Pacino in the 2002
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Robin Williams and Al Pacino in the 2002 suspense thriller "Insomnia."

"Death to Smoochy"

Robin Williams and Edward Norton playing competing kiddie
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Robin Williams and Edward Norton playing competing kiddie show hosts in Warner Bros. Pictures' 2002 dark comedy "Death to Smoochy."

"One Hour Photo"

Robin Williams plays a deranged employee at a
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Robin Williams plays a deranged employee at a photo lab who becomes obsessed with a mother and son, played by Connie Nielsen and Dylan Smith, in the 2002 film "One Hour Photo."

"The Final Cut"

Robin Williams stars as Alan Hakman, who can
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Robin Williams stars as Alan Hakman, who can edit people's histories, in the 2004 sci-fi thriller "The Final Cut."

"House of D"

David Duchovny and Robin Williams in the 2004
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David Duchovny and Robin Williams in the 2004 film "House of D."

"Robots"

Rodney Copperbottom (voiced by Ewan McGregor), befriends Rusties
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Rodney Copperbottom (voiced by Ewan McGregor), befriends Rusties (voiced by Amanda Bynes) and Fender (voiced by Robin Williams) in the 2005 animated comedy "Robots."

"Man of the Year"

Robin Williams stars as comedian-turned-candidate Tom Dobbs in
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Robin Williams stars as comedian-turned-candidate Tom Dobbs in the 2006 movie "Man of the Year."

"RV"

Robin Williams in the 2006 Columbia Pictures' family-adventure
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Robin Williams in the 2006 Columbia Pictures' family-adventure comedy "RV."

"The Night Listener"

Robin Williams and Donna Logand in the 2006
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Robin Williams and Donna Logand in the 2006 film "The Night Listener."

"Happy Feet"

Robin Williams provided voice acting for Warner Bros.
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Robin Williams provided voice acting for Warner Bros. animated, family movie "Happy Feet" in 2006.

"August Rush"

Freddie Highmore and Robin Williams star in the
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Freddie Highmore and Robin Williams star in the 2007 Warner Bros. Pictures' music-driven drama "August Rush."

"License to Wed"

John Krasinski, Robin Williams and Josh Flitter star
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John Krasinski, Robin Williams and Josh Flitter star in the 2007 comedy "License to Wed."

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

Robin Williams guest stars with Chris Meloni and
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Robin Williams guest stars with Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay in the 200th episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." For his 2008 appearance in the episode titled, "Authority," Williams was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

"Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"

Williams, shown here with Ben Stiller, portrays Theodore
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Williams, shown here with Ben Stiller, portrays Theodore Roosevelt in 2009's "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian."

"Old Dogs"

John Travolta and Robin Williams star in the
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John Travolta and Robin Williams star in the 2009 film "Old Dogs."

"World's Greatest Dad"

Williams stars as a single father in
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Williams stars as a single father in "World's Greatest Dad."

"Happy Feet Two"

Williams voices the penguin Ramon in the 2011
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Williams voices the penguin Ramon in the 2011 sequel, "Happy Feet Two."

"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo"

Williams performs in Rajiv Joseph's Pulitzer Prize-winning play
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Williams performs in Rajiv Joseph's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" in 2011. The show was Williams' first debut as an actor on Broadway.

"The Big Wedding"

Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams and Robert De Niro
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Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams and Robert De Niro star in the 2013 film "The Big Wedding."

"The Angriest Man in Brooklyn"

Robin Williams stars as Henry Altmann in 2014's
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Robin Williams stars as Henry Altmann in 2014's "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn."

"The Crazy Ones"

Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar star as
(Credit: CBS / Richard Cartwright)

Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar star as father and daughter in the CBS comedy "The Crazy Ones."

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