Anything Goes : The Late, Great Robin Williams. by Phillip "The Gent" Hardy

Phillip "The Gent" Hardy

The Late, Great Robin Williams.

When I arrived to my local board meeting tonight, my colleague said those shocking words “Robin Williams is dead.” I know not what drove him to end his life today but he was obviously suffering deeply. It’s unfortunate that people that choose the suicide path cannot fathom the enormous gap they leave behind. In the case of Robin, it was the tremendous delight he brought to millions of us who enjoyed the brillian comedy of films like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or “Good Morning Vietnam” or his superlative dramatic work in “Good Will Hunting”, “Dead Poets Society” and “The Fisher King”. He was a true original, a bona fide genius and from all accounts, a man of great humility. At 63, Robin was hardly an old man; and he leaves behind a great body of work… a legacy of his special talent. I grieve for his pain, I grieve for family’s loss and I grieve for all of us, who will feel the repercussions of his loss for years to come.

Tania Penn

Such a sad tragedy that a talented man who brought happiness to millions, putting a smile on all our faces, couldn't find happiness within himself :(

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