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Williams, Robin 1951 July 21-

Overview
Works: 661 works in 2,439 publications in 11 languages and 94,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film sequels  Animated films  Case studies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Editor, Artist, Illustrator, Other, Instrumentalist, Scenarist, Creator, Interviewer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Williams
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 5,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. He applies for a job at the Museum of Natural History and is assigned as a night guard. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse has caused the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life
Dead Poets Society by Tom Schulman ( Visual )
113 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 4,269 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
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Happy feet by George Miller ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,296 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
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him
Aladdin by Ron Clements ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the mythical city of Agrabah, the story follows a street-smart peasant, Aladdin, and his mischievous pet monkey, Abu, through magical adventures
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,590 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!"--Container
Hook by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,560 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 )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his misfit mechanical friends, a small-town robot named Rodney embarks on the adventure of a lifetime as he heads for the big city to pursue his dreams and ultimately proves that anyone can shine no matter what they're made of. Bonus features included
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,358 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,102 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
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,945 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 Penny Marshall ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
The birdcage by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 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
Happy feet two by George Miller (1945) ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,817 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
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Flubber by Les Mayfield ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brilliant but befuddled Professor Phillip Brainard is on the brink of inventing a revolutionary energy source and missing his wedding for the third time! He develops a miraculous elastic goo flubber that enables anything it's applied to, to bounce super high and fast
RV ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob is determined to combine work and pleasure. He rents a recreational motor home to drive his wife and kids on a scenic vacation to the Colorado Rockies. While trying to enjoy some much needed, quality time with his family, Bob is secretly preparing a presentation for a high-stakes corporate merger. Their dysfunctional road trip leads to repeated encounters with the perky Gornicke family. The Gornicke's don't appear to be too bright, but to Bob, they represent the familial togetherness that Bob was hoping to regain
 
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Alternative Names
Fromage, Marty.
Fromage, Marty 1951-
Nim, Sudy 1951-
Spelvin, George 1951-
Tutto, Ray D.
Tutto, Ray D. 1951-
Williams, Robin, 1952 July 21-
Williams, Robin M. 1951-
Williams, Robin McLaurim.
Williams, Robin McLaurim 1951-
Williams, Robin T.
Williams, Robin Templar
Languages
English (768)
German (54)
French (49)
Spanish (41)
Multiple languages (9)
Dutch (5)
Italian (4)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
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