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Actor Robin Williams Dead At 63

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Robin Williams (Frederick M. Briown/Getty Images)

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Actor-comedian Robin Williams is dead,  his death an apparent suicide at age 63.

The sheriff in Marin County, California, says authorities found him at his home there.  He had last been seen Sunday night by his wife.

Williams came to fame on television’s “Mork and Mindy,”  and was nominated for three Academy Awards — winning for his role in “Good Will Hunting”  — and won two Emmies, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammys.

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CBS Special Report on death of Robin Williams

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