|Date of birth|
21 July 1951
|Place of birth|
|Date of death|
11 August 2014
|Place of death|
Paradise Cay, Marin County, California
Robin Williams (born Robin McLaurin Williams; July 21, 1951 - August 11, 2014) was an award-winning actor and comedian who played Merritt Rook in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season nine episode "Authority".
Williams was nominated for and won an Academy Award for his portrayals of Mr. Keating in Dead Poets Society and Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting respectively. He also won several Golden Globe Awards.
Robin Williams hung himself on August 11, 2014 at the age of 63.