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Robin Williams: 5 Awesome Performances & 5 That Sucked


It is something of a tragedy that the last role anyone gets to see of Robin Williams is in the inferior Night At The Museum sequel that has just hit cinemas (he’s actually in Terry Jones’ Absolutely Anything but in a vocal performance only next year), but it’s not entirely unfitting. The actor and comedian was a brilliant talent, not only as a stand-up but also as a genuine straight actor, and his career was typified by some serious highs; unfortunately, it was also blighted by some terrible lows, painting a picture of contradiction that was ultimately the most bewildered reaction to his suicide.

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Stringerbell2058d ago

Fathers Day? I thought he was quite funny in that film. They also left out 'World Greatest Dad' as one of his best, perhaps because it hits too close to home.

WizzroSupreme2058d ago

His performances in "One Hour Photo" and "World's Greatest Dad" have to be his two most underrated roles ever. I'll always vouch for the obvious, though. Hook and Mrs. Doubtfire both embodied every reason why people loved him; the former embodied why he's one of the greatest actors of these past few generations.

And "Goodwill Hunting" gave him the single best moment of this career. "It's not your fault, it's not your fault, it's not your fault..."