Robin Williams tributes flood in

Co-stars and friends of Robin Williams have flocked to pay tribute to the late actor.

Stars have been paying tribute to Robin Williams.

The Dead Poets Society star was found dead at his home last night, at the age of 63. His death is being reported as an apparent suicide after the actor fought a personal battle with depression.

The comedy actor was one on Hollywood’s most loved stars, and his showbiz friends have been sharing their thoughts and feelings on him in their droves.

“My heart is broken at the loss of our friend Robin Williams. I say our friend because he was a friend to all. The only thing that out shined the immensity of his genius was the enormity of his heart," Andy Garcia revealed to in an emotional statement.

“He always embraced you with his generous infectious spirit. His extraordinary artistry will live forever, and if you had the great privilege of his warm embrace you to will forever have been blessed by Robin. Rest in peace my friend. We will miss you deeply.”

The two actors starred alongside each other in 1991 movie Dead Again. Another co-star to pay tribute was Robin’s Good Morning Vietnam colleague Forest Whitaker.

“The world has lost a special soul, Robin touched our hearts, he gave us laughter, he gave us joy, he made us think about the impossible. I’m blessed to have been able to walk inside his universe. He forever changed this world with his presence. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and to all those who hold him dear,” Forest expressed.

Stars also flocked to social media to pay their respects to the legendary star, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Sean Maguire in Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s 1997 breakthrough movie Good Will Hunting.

“Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure (sic),” posted Kevin Spacey.

“I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul (sic),” echoed Steve Martin.

“I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken (sic),” added Ellen DeGeneres.

Lindsay Lohan, Cher and US President Barack Obama are also amongst those who have paid tribute.
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Tuesday, 12. August 2014