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Hollywood responds to the death of Robin Williams

By John Clyde

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12 2014 11:30 a.m. MDT

Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 12 2014 1:35 p.m. MDT

In this April 28, 2012, file photo, Robin Williams appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York. Williams died Aug. 11, 2014.

Charles Sykes, Associated Press

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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.

Conan O’Brien found out during the taping of his show and he, Andy Richter and Will Arnett gave Williams a tribute to end the show.

Everyone from co-stars like Ben Stiller, friends like Billy Crystal and even President Barack Obama gave tributes to Williams. Here are a few of the tributes given to Williams:

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