Hollywood has taken to social media as it grieves the passing of the great talent that is Robin Williams. Celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to tweet messages of condolences and share their memories of Williams.
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
The Academy posted a heartwarming tribute to Williams as the Genie in Disney’s Aladdin with the caption, “Genie, you’re free.”
Genie, you’re free. pic.twitter.com/WjA9QuuldD
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) August 12, 2014
Sarah Michelle Gellar who co-starred with Williams on The Crazy Ones posted a photo collage;
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams was like no other ..To watch him create on the spot was a privilege to behold.. Robin you are an angel now !!! REST IN PEACE
— Henry Winkler (@hwinkler4real) August 11, 2014
U touched our lives U touched our hearts U gave us laughter n joy U’r a beautiful soul U will be missed Our love to the family RIP Robin W.
— Forest Whitaker (@ForestWhitaker) August 12, 2014
Anna Kendrick quoted Dead Poets Society in her tribute;
O Captain! My Captain! Rise up and hear the bells. Rise up, for you the flag is flung, for you the bugle trills.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) August 11, 2014
When I worked at the factory I dreamed I worked with Robin Williams and he was kind and hilarious but real life Robin was even better. #RIP
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) August 11, 2014
He taught me to care about everyone on a show. From top to bottom he took time for all. A gr8 talent. Big loss pic.twitter.com/w1M6j5jHxu
— Fran Drescher (@frandrescher) August 12, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres wrote;
I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 11, 2014
Even President Obama posted a tribute;
“Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny … and everything in between. But he was one of a kind.” —President Obama
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 12, 2014
There’s not a life Robin Williams didn’t touch. Tell us your favorite Robin Williams scene or film.