Actor Robin Williams was buried in a discreet funeral held Sunday at San Francisco (California).
Life of beloved Robin Williams, who committed suicide last week’s residence in Marin County, was celebrated at Glode Memorial Church. The service was modest and without incident, although members of Westboro Baptist Church had threatened to stage a protest in front of the church, because Robin Williams was a supporter of gay rights and because he played role of an homosexual in the movie “The Birdcage / Cabaret family “also notes contactmusic.com.
Robin Williams, aged 63, was found dead Aug. 11 in his home in California, authorities determined that it was a suicide. The popular actor has struggled with depression and addiction to alcohol and drugs, and his wife, Susan Schneider, revealed that Williams suffered from a form of Parkinson’s disease.
Robin Williams was awarded in 1998 Academy Award Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie “Good Will Hunting”. He also received three nominations Film Academy Awards in the category Best Actor: in 1988 for his performance in “Good Morning, Vietnam” in 1990 for his role in “Dead Poets Society” and in 1992 for at the “fisher King”. The actor has won four Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.