Charles Sykes, Associated Press
HOLLYWOOD — The news of actor Robin Williams’ death shocked the world. The award-winning actor delighted audiences for decades with his various roles and iconic humor.
Fellow actors and peers were shocked and saddened by the news and took to the Web to show support and love for the late entertainer.
Williams’ daughter Zelda Williams took to Twitter to say goodbye to her father.
Absolutely stunned to hear the news about Robin Williams. It's unimaginable to me that we've lost such a genuinely funny and sweet man.— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) August 12, 2014
"Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind." President Obama— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 12, 2014
No words.— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) August 12, 2014
My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family.— Minnie Driver (@driverminnie) August 11, 2014
We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile. pic.twitter.com/UOY8LTjVRA— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams...that 5 minute chat that evolved into 90 mins ,my sides were aching from laughter. Amazing mind , such a kind man . RIP— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams was like no other ..To watch him create on the spot was a privilege to behold.. Robin you are an angel now !!! REST IN PEACE— Henry Winkler (@hwinkler4real) August 11, 2014
Famously kind, ferociously funny, a genius and a gentle soul. What a loss. #RobinWilliams— Michael J. Fox (@realmikefox) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure.— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) August 12, 2014
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
Genie, you're free. pic.twitter.com/WjA9QuuldD— The Academy (@TheAcademy) August 12, 2014
So sad so very sad about Robin. My head and heart extend to his family.— Tim Allen (@ofctimallen) August 11, 2014
My heart is broken I love Robin so My heart goes out to his family He is a treasure chest of creativity and... http://t.co/332Cp16I4h— Jeff Bridges Actor (@TheJeffBridges) August 12, 2014
A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) August 12, 2014
To the kindest hearted man. Robin, know you will always be remembered by smiles, laughter and love. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.— John Krasinski (@johnkrasinski) August 12, 2014
Heartbroken— Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams ... true gentleman acting great comedic legend genius.— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) August 12, 2014
I will remember your warmth, kindness, unparalleled talent, generosity,beautiful children, Robin Williams. pic.twitter.com/8nzy5kcwnT— Rita Wilson (@RitaWilson) August 12, 2014
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