In Memoriam: Robin Williams’ Career Was Pure Magic – He Was A Genie After All

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Aug. 11 2014, Updated 9:24 p.m. ET

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Robin Williams passed away in his home Monday, August 11. He was 63. But instead of harping on the sadness of this tragic loss, let’s reflect on the beloved actor and comedian’s incredible career.

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Hit comedian Robin Williams was no stranger to comedy clubs.

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Robin Williams’ character Mork first appeared in “Happy Days,” but became so successful that he received his own spin-off series, “Mork and Mindy.”

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Even in 1979, Williams was making people laugh with his alien character, Mork.

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Ever the comic, Robin Williams looked serious while posing for a picture at the People’s Choice Awards in 1981.

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Funny people Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal hosted the “Comedy Relief” variety benefit special in 1986.

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The comedian knew better than to try to smile while standing next to hunk Tom Cruise.

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The real thumbs up goes to Robin Williams for playing the Oscar-winning role of Matt Damon’s therapist in “Good Will Hunting.”

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If anyone is going to pull off a sunglass-wearing pineapple, it’s the same guy who played a heartwarming genie.

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A 1996 appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” shows just how goofy Robin Williams can be.

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A velvet jacket obviously requires throwing up the peace sign. Robin Williams really was a genius.

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Never one to pass on an opportunity to entertain children, Robin Williams made an appearance at the “Happy Feet 2” premiere in London back in 2011.

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Williams completed a world tour for his animated film, “Happy Feet 2.” Here he is at the Australian premiere.

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We can only imagine what Robin Williams’ skit was about at the sixth annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in 2012.

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Headed back to television, Robin Williams attended CBS’ upfront presentation ahead of “The Crazy Ones” premiere.

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One of the last pictures of the comedian, Robin Williams was spotted out enjoying the California sun with his wife Susan Schneider.

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