Stories tagged: Robin Williams
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.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
‘The Shining’ actress Shelley Duvall reveals mental illness
Actress Shelley Duvall has revealed her struggles with mental illness in an interview with “Dr. Phil.”
Wed., April 20, 2016
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 …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
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 …
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014, 12:10 p.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
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 …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
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 …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
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.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012
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 …