He rose to fame on cult TV classic “Mork and Mindy” well before the social TV era began, but today’s top actors and comedians are taking to social media to remember Robin Williams following his death yesterday.
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) August 12, 2014
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.
— Steve Carell (@SteveCarell) August 11, 2014
A big tenacious overflowing hyperkinetic eruption of compassion would be best tribute to Williams rembered being so moved by his …
— John Cusack (@johncusack) August 11, 2014
Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) August 11, 2014
Robin was friend, boss, brother, inspiration… His generosity & intelligence knew no limits. Only his home planet could destroy him.
— Harvey Fierstein (@HarveyFierstein) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure.
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) August 12, 2014
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 11, 2014
A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams
— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) August 12, 2014
I keep thinking about Robin Williams. What a sad, sad story. I never really understood why success & depression collide.
— Larry King (@kingsthings) August 12, 2014
When I was 18 I got a job as an intern at Comic Relief just to be near him. A genius and a truly kind man who made the world a better place.
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) August 12, 2014
Castmates from Williams’ last TV show, CBS’ “The Crazy Ones,” which was cancelled this year, also paid tribute.
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) August 12, 2014
— James Wolk (@JamesWolk) August 12, 2014
And social media users are also taking to Williams’ last social media post: a happy birthday Instagram post to his daughter on July 31. Williams wrote: “#tbt and Happy Birthday to Ms. Zelda Rae Williams! Quarter of a century old today but always my baby girl. Happy Birthday @zeldawilliams Love you!”