Friday 28 October 2016

Robin Williams: A Moving Tribute From His Daughter

Los Angeles
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Robin Williams daughter Zelda paid a touching tribute to her father with French poet Antoine de Saint-Exupery's poem 'You - you alone will have the stars'.

Williams, who was battling depression, was found dead at his home of an apparent suicide. He was 63. In his final Instagram post on August 1, the actor had wished Zelda a happy 25th birthday.

He had also posted a picture with this caption "tbt and Happy Birthday to Ms Zelda Rae Williams! Quarter of a century old today but always my baby girl. Happy Birthday @zeldawilliams Love you!"

Zelda today posted the poem: "You - you alone will have the stars as no one else has them... In one of the stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night ... You - only you - will have stars that can laugh," she qouted Saint-Exupery before adding, "I love you. I miss you. I'll try to keep looking up."


Williams death stunned his friends and admirers in the acting community.

He is best remembered for his performances in Mrs Doubtfire, Dead Poets Society, The Fisher King and Good Morning, Vietnam.

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