Robin Williams’ death at age 63 has had a huge impact on the entertainment community; as such, an Emmys tribute is in the works, a source has revealed to HollywoodLife.com exclusively.
The impact of Robin Williams‘ death cannot be understated; his alleged suicide at 63 years old left everyone from co-stars to fans to family totally devastated. As a result of the enormous affect that his prolific career has had on the entertainment community, the Primetime Emmys on August 25 will air a special tribute, a source close to the situation has revealed to HollywoodLife.com exclusively.
Robin Williams: Emmys Tribute In The Works Following Comedian’s Death
“Robin Williams will be honored on the show and we will all hear from people for the first time about his death during the telecast,” our HollywoodLife.com source reveals. “It is going to be a very big tribute.”
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While Robin’s most recent television series, The Crazy Ones, was canceled by CBS after one season, he remains a television legend. His breakout role as Mork from Mork & Mindy was iconic, and launched his career into the stratosphere.
Robin Williams’: Cause Of Death Reportedly Suicide
Following Mork & Mindy, Robin would continue to act mainly in huge films like Aladdin, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting and Patch Adams, which would show his surprising versatility as an actor considering his standup comedy beginnings.
Robin was found unconscious and not breathing in his Northern California home on August 11. Early reports of his death blame suicide by asphyxiation, though a full autopsy report has yet to be released.
As ever, our thoughts go out to Robin’s friend and family during this difficult time.
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal ideation, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255; operators are available 24/7.
— Written by Amanda Michelle Steiner, Reporting by Russ Weakland