|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 21st, 1951 - August 11th, 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.