Robin Williams vs Robert De Niro

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American stand-up comedian
$130 Million
Net worth 2018
$200 Million
Voice Actors
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Chicago
Residence
New York City
United States
Country
United States
21/07/1951
BirthDay
17/08/1943
August 11, 2014
Died On
Height
1.77 m
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969

2013

Some of his movies scheduled to release in 2013 and the following year include, ‘Last Vegas’, ‘American Hustle’, ‘Grudge Match’, ‘Motel’, ‘Hands of Stone’ and ‘The Irishman’

2012

Showing no signs of taking it slow, in 2012, he delivered a power packed performance for the movie ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, for which he won an Academy Award nomination

2011

In 2011, De Niro displayed his versatility by acting is films of different genres

2010

In 2010, Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis’s directorial venture, ‘Machete’ saw him play the character of Senator John McLaughlin in this action-packed film

2006

Two years later, in 2006, he donned the director’s cap for a second time in the spy thriller ‘The Good Shepherd’

2004

In 2004, he gave a voice over for the character of Don Limo in the animated film, ‘Shark tale’

2003

He faced health concerns in 2003 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer

2002

In 2002, he reprised his role of Paul Vitti in 1999 comedy, ‘Analyze This’ with its sequel, ‘Analyze That’

2001

Same year, he also hosted a show on CBS titled, ‘9/11’ which was a documentary about the September 11, 2001 attacks

2000

Keeping the laughter therapy on, in 2000, he came up with his next movie, “Meet the Parents’ cast opposite Ben Stiller

1999

He ended the decade with ‘Analyze This’ (1999), a film which made hilarious spoof on mob movies

1998

They parted ways in 1998 (not legally though) only to renew their vows in 2004

1997

In 1997, he tied the nuptial knot for a second time with Grace Hightower

1995

In 1995, he fathered twin sons conceived by in-vitro fertilization and delivered by a surrogate mother in 1995, out of his relationship with Toukie Smith

1990

With an aim to try new genres and not be typecast as a mob hero, he expanded his artistic horizons and was seen tickling the rib of the audience with his accurate comic timing in the movies, ‘The King of Comedy’, ‘Brazil’ and ‘Midnight Run’The decade of 1990s began on a good note for this talented actor as his film, ‘Goodfellas’ (1990), did exceptionally well at the box office

1980

The start of the decade of 1980s brought good news for him

1976

Other releases of 1976 include Bernardo Bertolucci's ‘1900’, which was an epic biographical exploration of life in Italy before World War II,’ and Elia Kazan’s ‘The Last Tycoon’

1974

Year 1974 only catapulted his position as the finest actor of the industry with the release of Francis Ford Coppola's ‘The Godfather Part II’

1973

Year 1973 can be marked as a breakthrough year for this budding star

1968

His first film as a lead actor was ‘Greetings’, released in 1968

1963

His career as an actor kick-started in 1963, when he bagged a small role opposite Jill Clayburgh for the movie, ‘The Wedding Party’