Robin Williams died a year ago today and it's still hard to believe. It always is with people who were so full of life. But Williams will always be remembered. His work touched people of all ages from all faiths and countries. And there's a big reason for that.
Williams was renowned for his versatility as an actor and comedian. He was an improvisational genius who became a fine dramatic actor. His natural sweetness earned him plenty of everyman and funny guy roles in movies, but as his career progressed, Williams began taking on more challenging roles. Here's a mere glance at the diversity of the late actor's work and the kind of character he played or genre he touched on. One year after his death, it's all taken on a poignant air.
Aladdin - Musical Comedy
The Fisher King - Romance
Good Will Hunting - Drama
One Hour Photo - Evil
Stand-Up Work - Comedy
Insomnia - Deceit
Mrs. Doubtfire - Physical Comedy
The World According to Garp - Family Drama
Dead Poets Society - Inspirational Drama
The Fisher King - Dread
The Birdcage - Character Comedy
Robin Williams (1951 - 2014)