Tributes Pour in For Comedian and Actor Robin williams

13.30 Tennis player Andre Agassi and his wife Steffi Graf have told TMZ Sports: "Stefanie and I are saddened at the loss of our friend. He was one of the kindest, most generous people we have ever known."
"Our prayers are with his family and closest friends during this very sad and difficult time. Today the world has lost a beautiful soul," they added.
Williams raised funds for the sportsman's Agassi Foundation and featured in charity tennis tournaments alongside him and actor Billy Crystal
13.20 Actor and comedian Hal Sparks was one of the last people to work with the Mrs Doubtfire star before his death.
The pair were performing at an improv show together two weeks ago. Sparks said Robin Williams: "seemed fine."

13.15 Here's some of the celebrity tributes to Wiliams posted on social media
13.00 Williams' Swedish co-star in Good Will Hunting, Stellan Skarsgard, has said the actor was always struggling to keep his demons at bay.
"People take their own lives for many different reasons, and it's not unusual among comedians that the comedy is a way of keeping the darkness at bay," Skarsgard told the TT news agency. "That may have been the case with him."
"It was like he had three brains which were constantly revving. He could say absolutely anything. No take with him was like any other, and it was immensely exciting."

12.55 President Barack Obama has called Williams 'one of a kind' and a man who 'touched every element of the human spirit.' Here's his statement in full:
Quote Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit. He made us laugh. He made us cry. He gave his immeasurable talent freely and generously to those who needed it most – from our troops stationed abroad to the marginalized on our own streets. The Obama family offers our condolences to Robin’s family, his friends, and everyone who found their voice and their verse thanks to Robin Williams.
12.45 This is the last photo of the Oscar-winner as posted on his Instagram account in July. It features Crystal - the monkey he acted with in Night at the Museum 3, with the message: "Happy Birthday to me! A visit from one of my favorite leading ladies, Crystal."

12.40 Williams' fellow actor's and members of the public have been leaving messages of good will and flowers outside William's home in San Francisco.

Mel Gibson said he was shocked to hear of Williams' death and that "one only hopes he's gone to a good place."
Fifteen year-old Daniel Jennings, who lives near Williams' house and goes to school with his stepson, recalled spending time in the actor's home.
"In his house he'd always be cracking jokes, that was always fun. His comedy side came out and that was great,"
12.25 Earl's Court tube station in London has put up this quote from the actor on their 'Thought of the Day' board:



12.20 The actor's last Instagram post was a photo featuring his daughter Zelda, with the message: "Quarter of a century old today but always my baby girl. Happy Birthday"
In an interview in 2009 to promote his role in the film World's Greatest Dad, Williams said that rather than being a perfect parent, he was "a work-in-progress."
The comedian said that his personal difficulties with substance abuse and the time he spent in rehab gave his children an easy response when he tried to call them out about their own behaviour.
"They went, 'And you had a three-year drunken relapse.' Ah, thank you for bringing that back, my little happy creatures," Williams joked in the interview.
Zelda posted this quote in honour of her father on Twitter early this morning.
12.10 Tributes are being left at the iconic bench featured in Williams' 90s film Good Will Hunting.
Fans have been leaving flowers and scrawling quotes from some his most famous roles by bench at Boston Public Gardens.


12.00 We'll be rounding up the latest reaction and tributes to Robin Williams death.
Here's out latest story on the actor who died from a suspected suicide.
Williams' close friend Billy Connolly said today: “Robin was both my friend and my hero, a unique talent and a kind and generous man; the world will be a much poorer place without him.”

Here's a pick of some of the other tributes to the Good Will Hunting actor from social media:

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