Robin Williams

1951 - 2014

Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American comedian and actor. He is often regarded by critics as one of the best comedians of all time. He was known for his improvisation skills, and the wide variety of memorable voices he created. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robin Williams has received more than 26,836,729 page views. His biography is available in 127 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 27M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 127

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

In the news

Mirror Online
Robin Williams' battle with brain disease in final days explained in new documentary - Mirror Online
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'Robin's Wish' Documentary Sheds Light on Robin Williams' Final Days
Almost exactly six years from the day of his death, and just a month after what would've been the late comedian's 69th birthday, Robin Williams' legacy continues to shine bright in many people's lives, and now with the help of director Tylor Norwood, his wife…
Robin Williams documentary movie reveals his final days and final wish - CNET
Robin's Wish is a new documentary exploring Lewy Body Dementia, the brain disorder that tormented the much-loved comedian.
The A.V. Club
Watch a trailer for Robin's Wish, a documentary about Robin Williams' last days
It wasn’t until after Robin Williams’ autopsy that doctors discovered the actor was battling a deadly neurodegenerative disorder, one that left him struggling with anxiety, insomnia, and, per his widow, “scary altered realities.” Called Lewy Body Dementia, it…

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Among comedians, Robin Williams ranks 1 out of 8After him are Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, George Carlin, Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Andy Kaufman, and Richard Pryor.

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Among people born in 1951, Robin Williams ranks 1After him are Phil Collins, Sting, John Deacon, Ilona Staller, Mohamed Morsi, Bonnie Tyler, Louis van Gaal, Santiago Calatrava, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, and Anatoly Karpov. Among people deceased in 2014, Robin Williams ranks 5Before him are Gabriel García Márquez, Ariel Sharon, Eusébio, and Alfredo Di Stéfano. After him are Eduard Shevardnadze, Claudio Abbado, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Eli Wallach, Joe Cocker, Nadine Gordimer, and Luis Aragonés.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robin Williams ranks 87 out of 12,171Before him are Debbie Reynolds (1932), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), Rosa Parks (1913), and Robert Redford (1936). After him are Edwin Hubble (1889), Tina Turner (1939), Meryl Streep (1949), Jackson Pollock (1912), Isadora Duncan (1877), and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Robin Williams ranks 1After him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Steve Martin (1945), George Carlin (1937), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Newhart (1929), Don Rickles (1926), Joan Rivers (1933), Andy Kaufman (1949), Richard Pryor (1940), and Harpo Marx (1888).