Remembering the Life and Career of Robin Williams

Remembering the Life and Career of Robin Williams
Recording: Remembering the Life and Career of Robin Williams, Mar 9, 2019


Dave Itzkoff, New York Times culture reporter and bestselling author of the definitive biography of Robin Williams – shares compelling portrait of one of America’s most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.

From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative and beloved entertainer. Dave Itzkoff shares a fresh and original look of the beloved comic and how Williams’s comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt, which he drew upon in his comedy and in celebrated films roles that revealed the true range of his talent.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Book Reading
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner