What Was Robin Williams' First Movie Role?


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Robin Williams’ first movie role was that of a lawyer in the film “Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?" His first major role was the titular role in the 1980 movie “Popeye.” Born on July 21, 1951, Williams was an actor and stand-up comedian.

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Robin Williams found fame playing the character of Mork in the successful Sitcom “Mork and Mindy.” "Good Morning Vietnam,” “One Hour Photo,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Jumanji” and “The Fisher King” are some of his successful films. He lent his voice to the character of The Genie in the 1992 Disney film “Aladdin.” For his portrayal of Dr. Sean Maguire in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting,” Williams won the Oscar for best supporting actor.

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