As one of the funniest and most loved comedic actors of all time, Robin Williams began his career as Mork, the quirky, offbeat extraterrestrial from the distant planet Ork. It’s slightly fitting considering Williams modeled his entire career off of being extraordinary. He’s immortalized some of the greatest characters in film and TV history and has left behind a legacy few actors can match on screen or off.
From John Keating in Dead Poets Society, Peter Pan in Hook, Euphegenia Doubtfire in Ms. Doubtfire, and the lovable Genie in Aladdin, this list of Robin Williams characters includes every one of the late actor’s best roles - even some of his lesser-known ones. Which of his characters is your all-time favorite?
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- Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour
GenieAladdin, The Return of Jafar
Powers & Abilities: Flight, Shapeshifting
- Mrs. Doubtfire 2
- Patch Adams
- Good Morning, Vietnam
- Good Will Hunting
Batty KodaFernGully: The Last Rainforest
Chris NielsenWhat Dreams May Come
- Dead Poets Society
Professor Philip BrainardFlubber
- Night at the Museum
Joey O'BrienCadillac Man
Henry "Parry" SaganThe Fisher King
- One Hour Photo
- Bicentennial Man
T.S. GarpThe World According to Garp
Jack DundeeThe Best of Times