Robin Williams would have been 69 years old today—it is tragic he is no longer with us. We have loved reading your messages on today’s Daily Poll and, as many of you have said, he was a major part of our childhoods. His laughter was contagious, and his sincerity was never questioned in dramatic roles. He was truly one of a kind.
To remember Robin Williams, here are 6 movies you can watch to celebrate his birthday.
Robin Williams really shows his talent for impressions in Mrs. Doubtfire. Disguised as a cleaning woman to remain close to his children while going through a separation from his wife, Robin Williams is equally hilarious and heartwarming.
Stream Mrs. Doubtfire on HBO.
“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” Whenever we watch this movie we end up in tears😭
Stream Dead Poets Society on Amazon.
Jumanji is both adventurous and imaginative, with Robin Williams at the center of the film. His role as the wacky, yet resourceful, Alan Parrish has helped this film stand the test of time.
Stream Jumanji on Amazon.
You never had a friend like Robin Williams. He brought Genie to life with his multiple impressions, sense of humor, and friendly attitude. Plus, Genie’s songs are awesome! Williams was truly a man of many talents.
Stream Aladdin on Disney+.
Robin Williams plays Dr. Sean Maguire, a heartfelt professor and psychologist who helps the main character, Will Hunting, open up and better understand himself. Inspiration and impactful, Good Will Hunting will tug at your heart strings.
Stream Good Will Hunting on HBO.
What would Peter Pan be like if he grew up? Robin Williams was the perfect man to portray an adult Peter Pan who learns how to channel his inner child to defeat Captain Hook.
Stream Hook on Hulu.
Thank you Robin Williams for filling our lives with laughter. Your kindness and humor will always be remembered.
What Robin Williams film has impacted you the most?