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Williams, Robin 1951-2014

Overview
Works: 750 works in 2,452 publications in 10 languages and 103,321 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Television plays  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Producer, Interviewee, Singer, Editor, Contributor, Other, Artist, Composer, Instrumentalist, Creator, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Robin Williams Publications about Robin Williams
Publications by  Robin Williams Publications by Robin Williams
posthumous Publications by Robin Williams, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Robin Williams
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,738 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
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,430 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
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
88 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student ... he's the kid who cleans
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,494 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 )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,413 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife need a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubfire, a devoted British nanny who is hired on the spot
Aladdin by Walt Disney Productions ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,179 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, plots revenge on his uncle Claudius (the current king) for the murder of the Prince's father (the previous king, King Hamlet)
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,826 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 )
44 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,698 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 )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,646 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
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,571 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 )
40 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
Awakenings by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,044 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
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,042 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
The birdcage by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armand and Albert are a middle-aged gay couple who own and star at a gay nightclub in South Beach. When Armand's son announces his intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, the whole household is turned upside down for a family visit
Happy feet two by George Miller (1945) ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,902 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
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Flubber by Les Mayfield ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,796 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 its applied to, to bounce super high and fast
RV ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,788 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 Gornickes 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 1951-2014
McLaurim Williams, Robin 1951-2014
Nim, Sudy 1951-2014
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 M. 1951-2014
Williams, Robin McLaurim.
Williams, Robin McLaurim 1951-2014
Williams, Robin McLaurin 1951-2014
Williams, Robin T.
Williams, Robin Templar
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Languages
English (787)
French (38)
German (26)
Spanish (26)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (6)
Dutch (5)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
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