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Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Overview
Works: 1,125 works in 5,155 publications in 11 languages and 122,009 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Biographical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, vac, Producer, Other, Director, Interviewee, Singer, Contributor, Artist, v=v, Instrumentalist, Scenarist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

157 editions published between 1988 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 4,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Mrs. Doubtfire by Chris Columbus( Visual )

152 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 3,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of work father Robin Williams finds himself suddenly divorced without dustody of his kids. To solve this problem, he disguises himself as an old Scottish nanny to get hired by his ex-wife and be closer to his kids
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

69 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

86 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

159 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

95 editions published between 1996 and 2020 in English and German and held by 3,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Aladdin by Ron Clements( Visual )

125 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heat of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey Abu battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine from the schemes of the evil sorcerer Jafar. Aladdin's whole life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie appears and grants him three wishes, setting him on an incredible journey of discovery
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

81 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

119 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook
Robots by Chris Wedge( Visual )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's very much a nuts and bolts world in Robots - the new animated feature from the makers of Ice Age. Shifting their focus from that prehistoric period to a much more futuristic-looking one, they have come up with a sci-fi comedy adventure brimful of enjoyable characters voiced by a top-notch cast. Robots is the title - plain and simple - and robots (or b︣ots as they are called) are the stars - all kinds of weird and wonderful mechanical marvels
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

95 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Night at the Museum( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespear's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother marrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

96 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Night at the museum by Shawn Levy( Visual )

45 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled night as Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

86 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
August Rush by Freddie Highmore( Visual )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth
Awakenings by Robert De Niro( Visual )

81 editions published between 1990 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro), who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care
Happy feet two by Robin Williams( Visual )

64 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mumble's son Erik wants to be a singer instead of a dancer like his father, they have a falling out until a problem that threatens the entire penguin colony brings them together
Lee Daniels' The butler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
 
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Alternative Names
Fromage, Marty.

Fromage, Marty 1951-2014

McLaurim Williams Robin

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Nim, Sudy 1951-2014

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Robin Williams comediante y actor estadounidense (1951-2014)

Robin Williams comico, attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

Robin Williams herec a komik USA

Robin Williams pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Robin Williams US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Komiker

Robin Williams yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Robins Viljamss amerikāņu aktieris un komiķis

Spelvin, George

Spelvin, George 1951-2014

Tutto, Ray D.

Tutto, Ray D. 1951-2014

Willaims, Robin 1951-2014

Williams, Robin 1951 July 21

Williams, Robin 1952, 21 jul.-

Williams, Robin M. 1951-2014

Williams Robin McLaurim

Williams, Robin McLaurim 1951-2014

Williams Robin McLaurin

Williams, Robin McLaurin 1951-2014

Ρόμπιν Ουίλιαμς

Робин Вилијамс

Робин Уилиамс

Робин Уильямс американский актёр и комик

Робин Уилямз

Робин Уилямс

Робін Вільямс

Робін Ўільямз

Робін Уільямс

Уильямс Робин

Ռոբին Ուիլյամս

וויליאמס, רובין 1951-2014

וילימס, רובין שחקן קולנוע

רובין ויליאמס

רובין ויליאמס שחקן אמריקאי

رابن ولیمز

رابین ویلیامز

رابین ویلیامز هنرپیشه و کمدین فقید آمریکایی

روبن ويليامز

روبن ويليامز ممثل وكوميدي أمريكي

ڕۆبین ویلیامز

रॉबिन विलियम्स

রবিন উইলিয়ামস

ৰবীন ৱিলিয়ামছ

ਰੋਬਿਨ ਵਿਲੀਅਮਸ

ராபின் வில்லியம்ஸ்

ராபின் வில்லியம்ஸ் அமெரிக்க நடிகர்

റോബിൻ വില്യംസ്

റോബിൻ വില്യംസ് അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

โรบิน วิลเลียมส์

ရော်ဘင်ဝီလျံစ်

რობინ უილიამსი

로빈 윌리엄스

ሮቢን ዊልያምስ አሜሪካዊ ተዋናይና ኮሜዲያን

ウィリアムズ, ロビン

ロビン・ウィリアムズ

ロビン・ウィリアムズ アメリカの俳優

罗宾·威廉姆斯

羅賓·威廉斯

羅賓·威廉斯 美國男演員

羅賓威廉斯

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