August 13th, 2014
The world is still reeling over news of the death of legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams. News broke of Williams’ death on Monday afternoon, with details quickly spreading that the 63 year-old actor, who had suffered from years from depression, had tragically taken his own life.
In the wake of Williams passing, two items are taking centre stage. One, that we as a society must continue to work towards removing the stigma from depression and mental health and continue to provide treatment and help to all those who suffer from the very prevalent disease. And two, that in his fifty-year career, Williams proved the he was as good as it gets.
This week, Jimmy Fallon took time to remember the late Robin Williams and aired footage of Williams’ first time as a guest on The Tonight Show, which at the time was hosted by Jimmy Carson. Have a look at two men who forever changed the face of comedy in this history-in-the-making clip.Tweet