Two wonderful Robins
<Click to enlarge the picture of Robin (Gibb) on the left>
On August 11, 2014, the news of the sudden, tragic death of Robin Willams shocked the world. That he hanged himself after a lengthy battle with depression seems to suggest that the gentleness and sensitivity that exuded from his comedic onscreen presence must have been a witness to the depth of his emotions and vulnerability. Like Maurice Gibb, who was the "authorized comic" of the Bee Gees, Williams reportedly suffered from alcoholism, too.
Although it is not widely known, another great, funny Robin, Robin Gibb, was also a great admirer of Robin Williams. Robin Gibb loved comedies, and he appreciated Williams' body of work very much.