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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GenieAladdin, The Return of Jafar
Powers & Abilities: Flight, Shapeshifting
T.S. GarpThe World According to Garp
Man with Tooth AcheCan I Do It... 'Til I Need Glasses?
Vladimir IvanovMoscow on the Hudson
Dr. KnowA.I. Artificial Intelligence
John Jacob Jingleheimer SchmidtTo Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Professor Philip BrainardFlubber
Joey O'BrienCadillac Man
Chris NielsenWhat Dreams May Come
Jack DundeeThe Best of Times
Henry "Parry" SaganThe Fisher King