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1995: Robin Williams in 'Jumanji'

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The world is mourning the loss of a comic genius and talented actor

Tributes from relatives, Hollywood actors, directors and friends have been pouring in for the late Robin Williams, who has died at the age of 63

'Mensch, great talent, genuine soul': Steve Martin leads tributes to comic genius Robin Williams

'Our laughter was the thunder that sustained him'

Robin Williams dead: A comic genius with the equal ability to wring tears from his audience

A viewer could discern inklings of what may now be interpreted as Williams’ own deep and authentic pain

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Robin Williams dead: President Obama leads star-studded tributes to the loved Good Will Hunting actor

Robin Williams was found dead in his home on Monday

Robin Williams: Hollywood's comic genius dies in apparent suicide aged 63

Sheriff's coroner's division says it suspects death was a suicide due to asphyxia

Kim Kardashian to publish 352 page book of selfies in lieu of actual words

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Frank Maloney: ‘I was born in the wrong body and have always known I was a woman’

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Moss is still well behind Gisele, the world’s richest model model, who had an estimated worth of $47 million (£26 million) in 2014

Scottish Independence: Morrissey urges Scots to leave 'United King-dumb'

Outspoken singer says he loves Scotland, says they 'don’t need Westminster'

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem face 'fury' of Hollywood following 'genocide' letter condemning Israel

Actors reportedly could face losing work over public stance on the conflict

Prince Harry has told of witnessing the 'horrors' of war

Prince Harry says he wasn't prepared to see 'children dying from roadside bombs' as he recalls 'horrors' of war

The royal wrote about his time on duty in Afghanistan as he prepares to launch Britain's first ever Paralympic-style games for wounded personnel

Warsi feels Cameron has lost some of the reforming zeal which she signed up to before he was Tory party leader

Baroness Warsi: 'I want to be able to live with myself after politics'

The Tory MP tells Oliver Wright why she quit the Government over its inaction towards the Gaza conflict
Kylie Minogue is expected to return to Neighbours for thirtieth anniversary special

Kylie Minogue 'to return to Neighbours' for anniversary special, Madge Bishop confirms

Singer expected to return to Ramsay Street for a 30th anniversary special in March next year

Rik Mayall’s final TV appearance will be broadcast next month when he appears in an episode of Crackanory, UKTV has confirmed.

Rik Mayall's final TV appearance in Crackanory will be broadcast in September

The late comic will be seen reading The Weatherman by Tony Way

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Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

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