The San Francisco house that was the setting for the 1993 hit Robin Williams comedy Mrs. Doubtfire was damaged in a fire that was allegedly the work of an arsonist, police said on Monday night.
Robin Williams filmography in his own words For a performer who was famous for acting (and reacting) in the moment, Robin Williams actually had a very thoughtful approach to his craft, one that frequently emerged in the numerous interviews he gave over the years. Here are Williams’ own memories about playing some of the most iconic roles in his filmography: Popeye (1980) Role: That spinach-loving, Olive Oyl-rescuing sailor man. Trivia Time: Popeye was Williams’ first big-screen leading man role after years as a stand-up and TV star. Robin Reminisces: "Crazy-ass movie. Amazing people to work with. Literally, near the end of the movie … the studio had pooled all of the money, so all the special effects people left. It was Ed Wood the last weeks of the movie. Shelley Duvall was in a pond, basically, with an octopus with no internal mechanism, having to drape it over her body like a feather boa. I’m in the water, and I’m kind of like sitting there. And, eventually, Robert Evans, who is there, is kind of wandering around going, ‘How do we end the movie?