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Robin Williams as John Keating in "Dead Poets Society", 1989
Inspirational Robin Williams as equally inspirational teacher John Keating in “Dead Poets Society”, 1989

Robin Williams was pronounced dead on Monday, rocking the world with his passing. For many fans, it felt like losing a family friend, one who had carried them on his shoulders through childhood and counseled them through the confusion of their teens. Though Williams struggled with personal issues, he fought through them so he could do the work he loved. From “Mork and Mindy” to “Dead Poets Society” to “Aladdin”, he never failed to bring life and warmth to his roles. At age 63, Robin Williams leaves behind him an unforgettable legacy of laughter and love.

At AppleMagazine, many of us are deeply saddened by Robin Williams’ shocking death. We want to pay tribute to the life of this wonderful actor, so we are featuring a piece focused on his work and the many who will remember him.

“Carpe diem. Seize the day… Make your lives extraordinary.” — Robin Williams, 1951-2014

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