(Advertisement)

Names and faces

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 4:01 a.m.

FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif.  Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriffs Office said Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The sheriffs office said a preliminary investigation showed the cause of death to be a suicide due to asphyxia. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriffs Office said Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The sheriffs office said a preliminary investigation showed the cause of death to be a suicide due to asphyxia. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Robin Williams will receive a special tribute Monday at the Emmy Awards, to be delivered by his old Comic Relief co-host Billy Crystal. Crystal will pay tribute to Williams, who committed suicide Aug. 11, during the In Memoriam segment of the awards, when TV performers and professionals who died over the past year are remembered through small clips of their work.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Noteworthy Deaths

Alaska’s ’70s ‘Butcher Baker’ serial killer Read »

Next Story »

In the news

• Navy Adm. William McRaven, 58, the head of U.S. Special Operations Command who spearheaded the raid that led to Osama bin Laden's death, officially accepted the job... Read »