Tuesday 16 July 2019

Independent.ie readers share their #MemorableRobinWilliamsMoments

Clare Cullen

Independent.ie readers are sharing their most memorable Robin Williams moments - both on and off camera.

Robin Williams was almost as well known off screen as on it.

His witty humour coupled with his lack of fear led to some truly amazing moments.

We spoke to people on the street about their favourite on-screen moments (watch above)

1. Cheerleading for the Denver broncos 1980 - sent in by Colin Corrigan.
1. Cheerleading for the Denver broncos 1980 - sent in by Colin Corrigan.
Academy Award winning actor Robin Williams jokes with reporters as he arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of the film "One Hour Photo" in Beverly Hills, California, August 22, 2002. Reuters
Actor and comedian Robin Williams (L) shares a laugh with actor Billy Crystal on the stage of New York's Radio City Music Hall during HBO's "Comic Relief 8" show
Comedian Robin Williams, wearing a camouflage jacket, entertains a cheering crowd of U.S. Army troops at Baghdad airport
Actor Robin Williams pays tribute to actor Matt Damon during the 24th American Cinematheque Award benefit gala in Beverly Hills, California in this March 27, 2010
Actor and comedian Robin Williams prepares to present the award for best animated feature at the 77th Academy Awards in Hollywood
Robin Williams holds his Oscar after winning Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in "Good Will Hunting" at the 70th Annual Academy Awards
Robin Williams with Zig & Zag on 'The Big Breakfast'
Robin Williams laughs, at a panel for the television series "The Crazy Ones" during the CBS portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California in this July 29
Robin Williams starred in the original Mrs Doubtfire movie
Above and beyond the call: Robin Williams as the inspirational teacher of Matt Damon in the film 'Good Will Hunting'
Robin Williams during a rare live performance of 'An Evening With Robin Williams' presented by The Comedy Garden at the Beacon Theater in New York City Photo: Getty Image
Actor Robin Williams accepts the Favorite Scene Stealing Guest Star Award at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
US actor Robin Williams (C) and US celebrity Lewis Black (L) laugh in the back stage during the entertaining performance of "Holiday Troop Visit" by US celebrities for Christmas at boardwalk stage of the Kandahar Air Field on December 16, 2010. US Actor Robin Williams, together with Lance Armstrong and Lewis Black attended the event. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
396102 02: Actor and comedian Robin Williams shares a laugh by cell phone with Kathleen Gagliardi, wife of New York City Police Lt. Gary Gagliardi who is working at ground zero Sept. 17, 2001 in New York City. Williams spent time with the rescue workers as well as suprising their wives with phone calls. (Photo by Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Actor Robin Williams (L) and Robert Duvall laugh together upon their arrival at the 70th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles 23 March 1998. Both Williams and Duvall are both nominated for Best Actor awards. AFP PHOTO Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, readers have been sending us their favourite quirky stories, videos and pictures of the actor.

Share your story - did you ever meet him? Did you ever hear a story about Williams that made you smile, or simply just remember him as one of his famous characters?

Submit your 'Memorable moment' by emailing contact@independent.ie or tweeting with #IndoSubmit.


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