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August 11, 2014 End of an End – Robin Williams

August 11, 2017

Slide 19 of 19: <p>On the evening of Aug. 11, 2014, news broke that the actor died of an apparent suicide at age 63. He'd checked back into rehab in July to "fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment," according to his rep, but as Williams told Good Morning America in 2006, addiction never ends. "It's just there," he said. "It lays in wait for the time when you think, 'It's fine now, I'm OK.' Then, the next thing you know, it's not OK."</p>

 

Slide 1 of 19: <p>Born July 21, 1951, to a former model and a Ford Motor Company executive, Chicago native Robin Williams began his showbiz career inside his own home, where he'd make his mother laugh by doing impressions of his grandmother, according to the AP.</p>

 

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