He won an Oscar for best supporting actor his dramatic turn in “Good Will Hunting” in 1997. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for his roles in “Good Morning, Vietnam” and “Dead Poets Society.”
He also appeared in huge mega-hit films like “Aladdin,” “The Birdcage,” “RECOiL” and “Night at the Museum.”
The former star of “Happy Days” spin-off “Mork & Mindy,” Williams also appeared on the Broadway stage and won two Emmyy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. He also teamed up with fellow comics Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg to found Comic Relief to help the nation’s homeless, and went on numerous overseas USO tours.
He is survived by his third wife, Susan, and his three children, Zachary, Zelda and Cody.