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Robin Williams artworks, memorabilia to be auctioned

Artworks owned by Robin Williams and memorabilia from his career including autographed scripts, awards and props will be auctioned in the fall.

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 6:28 p.m.

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam,” has died. He was 79.

Around the remote: HBO documentary celebrates Robin Williams

Chuck Barney’s TV picks for July 15-21.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

Dead Poets Society founder dies after ordering tombstone

The founder of the Dead Poets Society of America has died a little more than a month after commissioning his own tombstone. He was 57.

‘The Shining’ actress Shelley Duvall reveals mental illness

Actress Shelley Duvall has revealed her struggles with mental illness in an interview with “Dr. Phil.”

Dancer inspires with Boston Marathon finish

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, 34, was a bystander on April 15, 2013. She was stunned by the first explosion near the finish line and knocked to the ground by the second, which …

Review: Williams makes ‘Museum’ bittersweet

Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt in the latest “Night at the Museum.” The movie, subtitled “Secret of the Tomb,” is …

Williams’ wife: Actor had Parkinson’s at time of suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his wife said Thursday.

Robin Williams’ death opens conversations on suicide

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Anytime someone takes their own life, a circle of heartbroken family and friends are left struggling with a question of haunting simplicity: Why? Now, in the …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 11, 2014, 4:58 p.m.

Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a …

The world according to Robin

He’s won an Oscar, two Emmys, five Golden Globes and five Grammys. He’s Mrs. Doubtfire. Garp. Genie. He’s Robin Williams, the notorious motor mouth, the man whose standup routines garnered …

Local performing arts scene just heating up

The winter-spring performing arts season in Spokane is jammed full of familiar names: • Comedian and motormouth Robin Williams.

Spotlight: Spokane lands heavyweights Snoop, Williams

A couple of big-name entertainers have recently booked shows in Spokane. First up is Calvin Broadus Jr., the rap star who has gone by the monikers Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop …