Tragic news has hit the web as it’s being reported that Oscar-winning actor/comedian Robin Williams has passed away at the age of 63. There is no cause of death being reported, although a message from his publicist hints that it may have been suicide.
Williams’ publicist has stated:
Robin Williams passed away this morning. 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.
Williams’ career has spanned nearly four decades, with appearances in film and TV as well as live comedy shows. He was known to horror fans for his roles in 2002′s One Hour Photo and Insomnia.
A .PDF posted by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division has been found and corroborates the news. It can be viewed here.
We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends in this terrible time of loss.