Robin McLaurim Williams actor and comedian rose to fame with his role
as the alien Mork in the ABC- TV sitcom series Mork and Mindy (1978-
1982), and later stand-up comedy work, Williams has performed in many
feature films since 1980. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting
Actor for his role in the 1997 Gus Van Sant film Good Will Hunting. He has
also won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild
Awards and five Grammy Awards. Williams performance in Good Morning
Vietnam (1987) was nominated for an Academy Award.