Celebrities are mourning the death of Robin Williams, an actor who touched generations of audiences on film and television.
Twitter saw an outpouring of emotion following the news that Williams, who starred in such popular films as "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Aladdin," and "Good Morning Vietnam," was found dead in what the Marin County Sheriff's Office is calling an apparent suicide.
Mourners included actors:
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
My thoughts & prayers are with Robin Williams family & friends. He inspired so much of who I am and what I do. I will miss him greatly.— Zachary Levi (@ZacharyLevi) August 11, 2014
Nooooo, @robinwilliams One of the most talented and creative people that ever lived. RIP— Matthew Morrison (@Matt_Morrison) August 11, 2014
My hero. My idol. My friend. I'm sick and shocked. Goodbye #RobinWilliams. You are now for the ages.— Josh Gad (@joshgad) August 11, 2014
I'm in utter disbelief that Robin Williams is dead.— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) August 11, 2014
Talk show hosts:
I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 11, 2014
No!!! Robin Williams!?! Hoax? Please say so. :( :(— deadmau5 (@deadmau5) August 11, 2014
I cannot believe Robin Williams is gone; he was both a very famous & yet still underrated actor; whether Mork or Garp, a real comedy genius.— edgarwright (@edgarwright) August 11, 2014