Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

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  • Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died from suspected suicide on Monday after battling depression, triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the most beloved entertainers of his generation.

The 63-year-old star of Hollywood hits such as Good Will Hunting, Good Morning Vietnam and Mrs Doubtfire was found dead at his home in Tiburon, northern California, shortly before midday, a police statement said.

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