Shockingly sad news today. Oscar winning actor Actor Robin Williams was found dead at his home today according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s investigators believe his death to be a suicide.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning,” his rep confirmed. “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider, issued the following statement: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
Truly a sad sad day. For all of us who spent our lives laughing with Williams, you will be desperately missed and you will live in our hearts and on our screens forever.