Robin Williams


Aladdin's Scott Weinger on His Life-Changing Role and the Joys of Working With Robin Williams

Scott Weinger, voice of the aspiring prince in 1992's Aladdin, sat down with E! News to reminisce about making the Disney classic 30 years ago and being part of two pop culture touchstones.

December 8, 2022

How Robin Williams’ Son Zak Honored Him on 71st Birthday

On what would have been the actor's 71st birthday, Robin Williams' son, Zachary "Zak" Williams, is commemorating his dad's life: "I'll be remembering you today as you would want to be remembered."

July 22, 2022

Inside Robin Williams' Complicated Legacy: Recapturing the Funny Amid the Tragedy

The unknowable void between Robin Williams' private life and the persona that brought so much joy remains, but nearly eight years after his death the good times seem to be reasserting themselves.

July 21, 2022

Could There Be a Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel? Director Chris Columbus Says...

Mrs. Doubtfire the musical just opened on Broadway—does that mean a follow-up to the iconic 1993 film, which starred the late, great Robin Williams, is also possible?

December 10, 2021

Chase Stokes Reveals Teenage “Anxiety Attack” Made Him Advocate for Teen Mental Health

After Chase Stokes shot to fame quickly with the runaway hit Outer Banks, he devoted himself to an important and very personal cause. Find out what made him an advocate for mental health.

December 3, 2021

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Asks Fans to Stop Sending Viral Impression of Dad

As a video of Jamie Costa portraying Robin Williams goes viral, the late comedian's daughter Zelda Williams has made it clear to fans she doesn't want to see it anymore.

October 14, 2021

Robin Williams’ Son Zak Says His “Incredible Spirit Lives” On in 70th Birthday Tribute

Seven years after his death, Robin Williams' 38-year-old son is mourning his father along with the rest of the world. Read his heartfelt birthday message to the late actor.

July 21, 2021

For Anyone Who Has Lost a Dad, Let’s Celebrate Their Legacy This Father's Day

While it’s crushing to think about all the dads we’ve said goodbye to, we have to celebrate the countless memories and immeasurable wisdom they taught us along the way.

June 20, 2021

How Robin Williams Helped Mrs. Doubtfire Star Lisa Jakub With Her Mental Health Struggles

Mrs. Doubtfire actress Lisa Jakub recalled the advice and guidance Robin Williams gave her as she struggled with anxiety.

May 31, 2021

Prince Harry and Robin Williams' Son Zak Reflect on Grief After Losing Parents in Public Eye

In A Path Forward, Prince Harry and Zak Williams bond over their experience of losing a parent during a candid conversation about death and grief.

May 28, 2021

Mrs. Doubtfire Director Sets the Record Straight About NC-17 Version of the Movie

Mrs. Doubtfire director Chris Columbus revealed there is a more adult version of the beloved classic. Find out what he had to say.

March 20, 2021

Robin Williams' Son Zak Pens Heartfelt Tribute to His Dad on the Anniversary of His Death

On the sixth anniversary of his death, Robin Williams' son honored his late dad with a moving pledge.

August 12, 2020

Why Zelda Williams Feels Like a "Roadside Memorial" on Dad Robin Williams' Death Anniversary

As the sixth anniversary of Robin Williams' death approaches, his only daughter Zelda Williams has explained the trying toll the day takes on her.

August 10, 2020

Happy Birthday Robin Williams: E! News Rewind

In honor of the late actor’s birthday, check out this throwback interview from his movie, "Mrs. Doubtfire," and relive the best moments from the iconic film.

July 21, 2020

Robin Williams YouTube Channel Launches 5 Years After His Death

A new Robin Williams YouTube channel has launched to celebrate the late actor and comedian. Get the details on how you can celebrate the beloved Hollywood star.

April 1, 2020

Zelda Williams Finds Heartwarming Photos of Dad Robin Williams

Zelda Williams took to Twitter on Wednesday to share some photos she found of her late father Robin Williams. She tweeted, "Isolation spring deep cleaning is turning up some fun old gems."

March 18, 2020

Josh Gad's Memories of Robin Williams Will Warm Your Heart

Josh Gad and Robin Williams used to live in the same apartment building. Learn about the pair's friendship—and the gift the late actor tried to give the Frozen star—below.

January 24, 2020

Chris Evans, Dylan Sprouse & More Stars Slam CGI Casting of James Dean

Chris Evans, Dylan Sprouse among the many stars expressing concern over controversial James Dean movie casting.

November 7, 2019

The Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Is Coming to Broadway Sooner Than Expected

The classic film is being adapted for stage in early 2020.

October 16, 2019

"Good Will Hunting" Cast Interviews: E! News Rewind

It's Ben Affleck's birthday and we're celebrating with the Oscar-nominated movie that put him on the map. Watch him, Matt Damon and Robin Williams dish!

August 15, 2019