Robin Williams dead at 63

Aug 11, 2014 by Ian Evans

Robin Williams

Robin Williams, pictured here at the 76th Academy Awards, has died at the age of 63.

Comedy genius Robin Williams died Monday at his Northern California home. The death is being investigated by law enforcement as a “suicide due to asphyxia.” Williams was 63.

Williams’ PR rep Mara Buxbaum confirmed the death and told media that “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”