Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday inside his residence in Tiburon, California. Fans reacted to news of his sudden death by sharing their favorite films from the comedian and Oscar-winning actor's long career, quickly flooding social media with trending topics such as "Patch Adams," "Good Will Hunting," and "Oh Captain," in reference to Williams' famous monologue quoting Walt Whitman in the film "Dead Poet's Society."
Fans also left an outpouring of condolences and memories as comments on Williams' most recent Instagram post, a photo of him with his daughter as a child posted two weeks ago to celebrate her birthday.
First published August 11 2014, 4:40 PM
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