Zelda Williams in November 2011
|Born||Zelda Rae Williams
July 31, 1989
New York City, New York, U.S.
Zelda Rae Williams (born July 31, 1989) is an American actress and the daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams and Marsha Garces. Her father stated that she was named after Princess Zelda of The Legend of Zelda series of video games.
Acting professionally, her first big role was that of Melissa Loggia, the main character's teenage love interest in the 2004 film House of D. In 2007, she was chosen as one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People.
Williams was born in New York City, New York to Marsha Garces Williams, the second wife of Robin Williams. The first of Marsha's two children, Zelda has an older half-brother Zachary Pym Williams (born April 11, 1983), as well as a younger brother, Cody Alan Williams (born November 25, 1991). Zelda moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of San Francisco.
Williams has been quoted as saying she's played "every single sport on the face of the planet." She regularly visits an indoor climbing gym in her hometown of San Francisco. Williams is a dedicated video game player and Halo 3 fan. She has stated that Wikipedia and Notcot.org are websites she visits frequently. In June 2011, both Zelda and Robin featured in a television commercial for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Furthermore on October 25, 2011, she was the special guest host at the London Zelda Symphony Concert at the Hammersmith Apollo, marking the 25th anniversary of the Zelda Series. On November 17, 2011, subscribers to Nintendo emails received an email of her and her father playing the new game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Nintendo Wii. She appears in an interview with Nintendo representatives in which she says that one of her favorite things to do in her free time is play Super Smash Brothers Melee with her friends, always playing as the character Sheik. She has stated that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is her favorite game of all time and voices support of its release on the Nintendo 3DS by supporting Operation Moonfall. She appears in the Wynter Gordon music video for "Buy My Love" and has a cameo in the Cobra Starship music video "You Make Me Feel", along with father Robin.
Williams's acting debut was in the 2004 film House of D opposite Anton Yelchin as his young first love, Melissa Loggia. In House of D, she worked alongside her father, co-star Robin Williams. Though the film received mixed reviews, Zelda's and Yelchin's performances were well received.
|1994||In Search of Dr. Seuss||Daughter||TV film|
|1995||Nine Months||Little Girl #3 in Ballet Class|
|2004||House of D||Melissa|
|2008||Were the World Mine||Frankie|
|2009||Don't Look Up||Matya|
|2010||See You on the Other Side||Zoey Meola||Short film|
|2010||Jezuz Loves Chaztity||Chaztity||Short film|
|2011||Stupid Questions||Lucy||Short film|
|2012||Beer Tale, AA Beer Tale||Kelly|
|2012||Checked Out||Marissa||Episodes: "1.1", "1.2", "1.3", "1.4"|
- Robin Williams, daughter Zelda star in "The Legend of Zelda" ad (Video)
- Profile: Robin Williams, actor and comedian
- Ocarina of Time 3D Commercial Stars Robin Williams
- People Magazine, April 2007 People.com features the 100 Most Beautiful. Published online May 7, 2007
- "Robin Williams named his daughter after Princess Zelda". Destructoid. Retrieved February 17, 2012.
- Teen Vogue, Young Hollywood Issue interview by Chris Henry
- Whitney, Christine. Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Is Cooler Than Her Dad. Published July 7, 2008.
- Ocarina of Time 3D – Robin Williams Commercial. June 15, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
- "Twitter post". Retrieved 2013-05-04.
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