Robin Williams, beloved actor and comedian, dead at 63

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

LA Times: Robin Williams was found unresponsive at his home in Tiburon. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appeared to have committed suicide.

Williams, hailed as a comic genius, was a star of movies and television for more than three decades. He also suffered from substance abuse problems.

The actor "has been battling severe depression of late," his publicist Mara Buxbaum said. "This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."

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