Robin Williams Found Dead at 63: Stars React to the Comedy Legend's Passing

Actor was found at his home in Tiburon, Calif.

By Lily Harrison Aug 11, 2014 11:34 PMTags
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The news of Robin Williams' tragic death has just made its way to Hollywood, and they're speaking out in volumes about the beloved actor.

The 63-year-old was found dead at his home in Tiburon, Calif., this morning, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office Coroner Division.

"Robin Williams passed away this morning," his rep confirmed to E! News. "He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."

Co-stars, friends, and even those whom he never met, but undoubtedly touched, are taking to Twitter to honor the Oscar winner.

Jennifer Lopez posted a photo on Instagram of her and Williams in Jack and wrote, "Sad, sad, day... My condolences to Robin's family & friends. He brought light to every room he entered & was a true comedic genius. The world will miss you, Robin! #RIPRW."

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