The 63-year old stand-up comedian and actor Robin Williams was found dead at his home in Tiburon, California on August 11, 2014 at 11:55AM. Sources claim Williams’ probable cause of death was from asphyxia, although it is still subject to conjecture. Williams’ wife Susan Schneider quoted: “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.”
While she was clearly devastated over her husband’s dreadful death, a number of actors have also expressed their deepest sympathies over his demise.
Steve Martin tweeted: “I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.”
The 37-year old actress Sarah Michelle Gellar who recently starred alongside Robin Williams in CBS’ ‘The Crazy Ones’ also spoke about Williams in People’s Magazine. She called him ‘The father I ever dreamed of having.’ Gellar portrayed Sydney Roberts, the daughter of Simon Roberts (played by Robin Williams) in ‘The Crazy Ones.’
Williams was one of America’s most famous comedians of all time. He entertained the whole world with his charismatic acting and comic talent after starring in the hit television series ‘Mork & Mindy’ that initially aired from 1978 until 1982. He subsequently ‘wowed’ his loyal fans with some spectacular performances in ‘The World According to Garp’, ‘Good Will Hunting’, ‘Jumanji’ and ‘Mrs. Doubtfire.’ Often called ‘The Legend of Comedy’, Williams had won four Golden Globe Awards, two Emmy Awards, five Grammy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and had been nominated for three Academy Awards winning one for his stunning performance in ‘Good Will Hunting.’ Robin Williams has always been an inspiration for young and up and coming actors.
He has experimented with a number of diversified film roles and has left a mark in the history of television and theater. Robin Williams had achieved ultimate stardom during his initial years as an actor. I myself am tremendously saddened by his death. Nonetheless, Williams’ legacy will live on.
The ‘High School Musical’ star, Ashley Tisdale is set to guest star in an episode of the hit CBS comedy sitcom, ‘The Crazy Ones’ which stars the Academy Award Winner, Robin Williams and the Golden Globe Award nominee, Sarah Michelle Gellar.
The show focuses on the world of advertising and the occasional craziness people have to deal with. Williams plays Simon Roberts, who owns the agency ‘Roberts & Roberts’ and Gellar plays his daughter, Sydney Roberts who is the creative director of the firm.
After having Kelly Clarkson guest star in the pilot episode which garnered her critical acclaim, Ashley Tisdale will portray a completely different character than that of Clarkson. Reportedly, the 28-year old singer and actress will portray the role of Kelsi, an intern at ‘Roberts & Roberts’, but she isn’t just a normal intern at some firm. Kelsi is the daughter of one of the agency’s biggest clients.
‘The Crazy Ones’ airs every Thursdays at 9PM on CBS!
It’s official! The former vampire slayer now has a twitter account! Most recently, ‘The Crazy Ones’ star Sarah Michelle Gellar joined the world of twittering. The 36-year old actress known best as Buffy Summers in the hit television show ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ tweeted, “Why is sending this first tweet scarier than going on the @LateShow?”
The official twitter account of Sarah Michelle Gellar is #RealSMG. After a few hours of joining twitter, the actress has gained over twenty one thousand followers and counting. Gellar is currently following six people including her co-stars Robin Williams and James Wolk.
The actress currently stars in the new CBS sitcom ‘The Crazy Ones’ which debuted as the season’s number one new show surpassing 15.2 million viewers. Gellar plays Williams’s daughter, Sydney Roberts who works as a creative director for the agency ‘Roberts and Roberts.’ The fans of Sarah Michelle Gellar are thrilled to have her on twitter. Many celebrities on the networking site welcomed the actress with hospitability. Catch Gellar’s new show ‘The Crazy Ones’ every Thursdays at 9PM on CBS.
The latest comedy television series ‘The Crazy Ones’ is set to debut this week on Thursday, September 26 at 9PM on the CBS network. The series stars the Academy Award winner, Robin Williams and the Golden Globe award nominee, Sarah Michelle Gellar in the leading roles respectively. The show is a half hour comedy which evolves around the world of advertising and the occasional craziness people have to deal with. Williams will play Simon Roberts, an advertising executive who owns the agency “Roberts & Roberts.”
Gellar will play his daughter, Sydney Roberts who is the complete opposite of her father, Simon. The show will mark the comeback of Robin Williams to television after thirty years since “Mork & Mindy.” It also marks the return of Sarah Michelle Gellar to television after her show ‘Ringer’ was hewed by the CW network in 2012. Gellar was excited to play the role of Sydney alongside Robin Williams. It is her first full fledged comedic role in a television show. Kelly Clarkson will guest star in the pilot episode as herself.
The show has been created by David E. Kelley. Among other cast members, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater and Amanda Setton will also be regulars in the series. The show has used some renowned brand names in the episodes such as “McDonald’s” to make the television show seem more realistic. ‘The Crazy Ones” has been dubbed as one of the most anticipated television shows of 2013. Don’t miss the premiere of the show on September 26th, 2013 at 9PM on CBS!