Robin Williams filmography

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Robin Williams
Williams in 2011

American actor and comedian Robin Williams (1951–2014) was featured in many feature films and television series throughout his career.

Williams studied acting at the College of Marin in California and later at the Juilliard School in New York. Williams' first acting role was in the revival of Laugh-In in 1977, before he portrayed Mork in Mork & Mindy from 1978 to 1982 and the titular role in Popeye. After starring in less financially successful films he made his breakthrough role portraying Adrian Cronauer in Good Morning, Vietnam.


Title Year Role Director(s) Notes Ref.
Can I Do It... 'Til I Need Glasses? 1977 Lawyer
Man with Tooth Ache
I. Robert Levy [1]
Popeye 1980 Popeye Robert Altman [2]
The World According to Garp 1982 T.S. Garp George Roy Hill [3]
The Survivors 1983 Donald Quinelle Michael Ritchie [4]
Moscow on the Hudson 1984 Vladimir Ivanov Paul Mazursky [5]
The Best of Times 1986 Jack Dundee Roger Spottiswoode [6]
Club Paradise Jack Moniker Harold Ramis [7]
Seize the Day Tommy Wilhelm Fielder Cook [8]
Good Morning, Vietnam 1987 Adrian Cronauer Barry Levinson [9]
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1988 King of the Moon Terry Gilliam Credited as Ray D. Tutto [10]
Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill Narrator (voice) Tim Raglin
Portrait of a White Marriage Air Conditioning Salesman Harry Shearer Uncredited
Dead Poets Society 1989 John Keating Peter Weir [11]
Cadillac Man 1990 Joey O'Brien Roger Donaldson [12]
Awakenings Dr. Malcolm Sayer Penny Marshall [13]
Shakes the Clown 1991 Mime Class Instructor Bobcat Goldthwait [14]
Dead Again Doctor Cozy Carlisle Kenneth Branagh [15]
The Fisher King Henry "Parry" Sagan Terry Gilliam [16]
Hook Peter Banning / Peter Pan Steven Spielberg [17]
FernGully: The Last Rainforest 1992 Batty Koda (voice) Bill Kroyer [18]
The Timekeeper The Timekeeper (voice) Circle-Vision 360° film [19]
Aladdin Genie / Peddler (voices) Ron Clements
John Musker
Toys Leslie Zevo Barry Levinson [20]
Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 Daniel Hillard / Euphegenia Doubtfire Chris Columbus Also producer
Being Human 1994 Hector Bill Forsyth
In Search of Dr. Seuss The Father Vincent Paterson
Nine Months 1995 Dr. Kosevich Chris Columbus
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt Beeban Kidron Uncredited [21]
Jumanji Alan Parrish Joe Johnston
The Birdcage 1996 Armand Goldman Mike Nichols [22]
Jack Jack Powell Francis Ford Coppola
Aladdin and the King of Thieves Genie (voice) Tad Stones Direct-to-video [23]
The Secret Agent The Professor Christopher Hampton Uncredited
Hamlet Osric Kenneth Branagh
Fathers' Day 1997 Dale Putley Ivan Reitman
Deconstructing Harry Mel Woody Allen
Flubber Professor Philip Brainard Les Mayfield
Good Will Hunting Sean Maguire Gus Van Sant [24]
What Dreams May Come 1998 Chris Nielsen Vincent Ward
Patch Adams Patch Adams Tom Shadyac
Jakob the Liar 1999 Jakob Heym / Narrator Peter Kassovitz Also executive producer
Bicentennial Man Andrew Martin Chris Columbus
Get Bruce Himself Andrew J. Kuehn Documentary
A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001 Dr. Know (voice) Steven Spielberg [25]
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch 2002 Hans Hänkie Eric Idle
One Hour Photo Seymour "Sy" Parrish Mark Romanek [26]
Death to Smoochy "Rainbow" Randolph Smiley Danny DeVito
Insomnia Walter Finch Christopher Nolan
The Final Cut 2004 Alan W. Hakman Omar Naim
House of D Pappass David Duchovny
Noel Charlie Boyd / The Priest Chazz Palminteri Uncredited
Robots 2005 Fender (voice) Chris Wedge
The Big White Paul Barnell Mark Mylod
The Aristocrats Himself Penn Jillette
Paul Provenza
The Night Listener 2006 Gabriel Noone Patrick Stettner
RV Bob Munro Barry Sonnenfeld
Everyone's Hero Napoleon Cross (voice) Christopher Reeve
Daniel St. Pierre
Colin Brady
Uncredited [27]
Man of the Year Tom Dobbs Barry Levinson
Happy Feet Ramon / Lovelace (voices) George Miller
Night at the Museum Theodore Roosevelt Shawn Levy
License to Wed 2007 Reverend Frank Ken Kwapis
August Rush Maxwell "Wizard" Wallace Kirsten Sheridan
World's Greatest Dad 2009 Lance Clayton Bobcat Goldthwait
Shrink Jack Holden Jonas Pate
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Theodore Roosevelt Shawn Levy
Old Dogs Dan Rayburn Walt Becker
Happy Feet Two 2011 Ramon / Lovelace (voices) George Miller
The Big Wedding 2013 Father Monighan Justin Zackham [28]
The Butler Dwight D. Eisenhower Lee Daniels [29]
The Face of Love Roger Arie Posin [30]
Boulevard 2014 Nolan Mack Dito Montiel
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Henry Altmann Phil Alden Robinson [31]
A Merry Friggin' Christmas Mitch Tristram Shapeero Posthumous release [32]
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Theodore Roosevelt / Garuda Artifact Shawn Levy Posthumous release [32]
Absolutely Anything 2015 Dennis the Dog (voice) Terry Jones Posthumous release [33]


Williams in 2007
Year Title Role Notes
1977 Sorority '62 TV Pilot
The Richard Pryor Show Various characters 2 episodes
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Eight Is Enough Episode: "The Return of Auntie V"
1978 America 2-Night Jason Shine 2 episodes
Happy Days Mork Episode: "My Favorite Orkan"
1978–82 Mork & Mindy 92 episodes
1979 Happy Days Episode: "Mork Returns"
Out of the Blue Episode: "Random's Arrival"
1981–2010 Saturday Night Live Himself 5 episodes; 4 as host, 1 as guest
1982 E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors Host / various characters TV special
Faerie Tale Theatre Frog / Prince Robin Episode: "Tale of the Frog Prince"
SCTV Network Various Episode: "Jane Eyrehead"
1982-83 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour Mork (voice) 26 Episodes
1984 Pryor's Place Gaby Episode: "Sax Education"
1987 Carol, Carl, Whoopi and Robin Various characters TV special (comedy); Williams won Emmy award [34]
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam Baby-san (voice) Documentary
1990 The Earth Day Special Everyman
1990–2012 Sesame Street Himself 6 episodes
1991 Big Bird's Birthday Celebration Sesame Street special
A Wish for Wings That Work The Kiwi (voice) Credited as Sudy Nim
1992–94 The Larry Sanders Show Himself 2 episodes
1994 Homicide: Life on the Street Robert Ellison Episode: "Bop Gun"
1997 Friends Tomas Uncredited
Episode: "The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion"
1998 One Saturday Morning Genie 2 episodes
1999 L.A. Doctors Hugo Kinsley Episode: "Just Duet"
2000 Whose Line Is It Anyway? Himself Season 3, episode 9 (Guest star)
2003 Freedom: A History of Us Josiah Quincy
Ulysses S. Grant
Missouri farmer
Wilbur Wright
Orville Wright
4 episodes
Life with Bonnie Kevin Powalski Episode: "Psychic"
2006 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Himself Episode: "The DeAeth Family"
Mind of Mencia Episode: "That's F**king Historical"
Blue's Clues "Behind the Clues: 10 Years of Blue" Blue's Clues special[35]
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Merritt Rook Episode: "Authority"
2009 SpongeBob SquarePants Himself Episode: "SpongeBob's Truth or Square"
2012 Wilfred Dr. Eddy / Himself Episode: "Progress"
Louie Himself Episode: "Barney/Never"
2013–14 The Crazy Ones Simon Roberts 22 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role
1997 Disney's Math Quest: Aladdin Genie

Video recordings[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Popeye Is the Best Movie Robin Williams Ever Made". Vanity Fair. August 12, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  3. ^ Ebert, Roger (January 1, 1982). "The World According to Garp Movie Review". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Canby, Vincent (June 22, 1983). "The Survivors (1983)". The New York Times. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  5. ^ Ebert, Roger (January 1, 1984). "Moscow on the Hudson Movie Review". Chicago-Sun Times. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Best of Times (1986)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Club Paradise (1986)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  8. ^ "Seize the Day (1986)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  9. ^ Canby, Vincent (December 23, 1987). "Film: 'Good Morning Vietnam'". The New York Times. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
  10. ^ Nathan, Ian (January 1, 2000). "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Review". Empire. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  11. ^ Travers, Peter (June 9, 1989). "Dead Poets Society". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  12. ^ Ebert, Roger (May 18, 1990). "Cadillac Man". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  13. ^ "Awakenings". Entertainment Weekly. December 21, 1990. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  14. ^ Maslin, Janet (March 13, 1992). "Review/Film; A World Of Clowns And Alcohol". The New York Times. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  15. ^ "Dead Again". Entertainment Weekly. August 30, 1991. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  16. ^ Phipps, Keith (August 18, 2014). "With The Fisher King, Robin Williams shrugged off the burden of genius". The Dissolve. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  17. ^ Ebert, Roger (December 11, 1991). "Hook". Chicago-Sun Times. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  18. ^ Baccam, Ashley (April 22, 2011). "10 Facts You May Not Know About FernGully: The Last Rainforest". BuzzFeed. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Robin Williams' Greatest Disney Moments". Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  20. ^ Ebert, Roger (December 18, 1992). "Toys". Chicago-Sun Times. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  21. ^ Eller, Claudia (July 17, 1994). "'To Wong Foo,' Too : Sure He Can Wear a Dress, but Can He Look Cute in It?". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  22. ^ Turan, Kenneth (March 8, 1996). "Happy Campers of 'Birdcage' : The Comedy Revisits the High Jinks of 'La Cage aux Folles'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
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  24. ^ Maslin, Janet (December 5, 1997). "Good Will Hunting (1997) Film Review; Logarithms and Biorhythms Test a Young Janitor". The New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
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  26. ^ Dargis, Manohla (August 23, 2002). "The Clerk as Creep". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  27. ^ Leydon, Joe (September 14, 2006). "Everyone's Hero". Variety. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
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  29. ^ Gettell, Oliver (August 16, 2013). "'The Butler' serves up melodrama, fine performances, reviews say". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  30. ^ Dargis, Manohla (March 6, 2014). "Double Time: Seeing a Ghost, Romantically". The Face of Love. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  31. ^ Lyne, Charlie (September 13, 2014). "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn, out now on DVD". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  32. ^ a b Johnson, Zach (August 12, 2015). "Robin Williams Leaves Behind Four New Movies". E!. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  33. ^ Debruge, Peter (May 12, 2017). "'Absolutely Anything' Review". Variety. Retrieved February 23, 2016.
  34. ^ "Carol, Carl, Whoopi and Robin" – via
  35. ^ Behind The Clues – 10 Years Of Blue (Full). YouTube. 7 January 2014.
  36. ^ "Robin Williams to be honored when Broadway theaters dim their lights Wednesday night", New York Daily News, 13/08/2014, accessed 19/08/2014
  37. ^ "Bravo to Air Williams' Actors' Studio Episode", Multichannel News, 18/08/2014, accessed 19/08/2014
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