The Last Film of Robin Williams (and Ronald Reagan, Too)

Robin Williams left several movies on the shelf when he died last year, and his final dramatic performance highlights this weekend’s theatrical films. At home, catch Helen Mirren tracking down art stolen by Nazis, Kevin Spacey as a U.S. President and Ronald Reagan before he became one.    Designates a Movies for Grownups Critic’s Choice   Boulevard In his final screen role Robin Williams plays a banker, long married to a devoted wife (Kathy Baker), who represses his true sexuality his …

Robin Williams’ Suicide Triggered by Type of Dementia?

A gossip website has attributed actor Robin Williams’ suicide to Lewy body dementia, a devastating disease that affects an estimated 1.4 million Americans, most of them men over age 60. Sources told TMZ that Williams’ doctors agree that the dementia was a “key factor” that drove him to suicide, though neither the diagnosis nor the doctors’ statements have been confirmed. >> Famous People We’ve Lost in 2014 Lewy body dementia is the second or third most common type of progressive dementia, according …

Los pacientes de Parkinson también padecen conductas compulsivas

¡Qué sorpresa tan lamentable fue para muchos la muerte del actor y comediante Robin Williams la semana pasada! Yo creo que nadie se lo esperaba. Aunque eran conocidas varias de sus condiciones de salud, como su operación de corazón abierto y su adicción a las drogas y el alcohol por las que habí­a buscado ayuda en centros de rehabilitación, lo profundo de la depresión que lo llevó a quitarse la vida era un aspecto de sus dolencias mucho menos evidente. …

Robin Williams Made a Movie About a Parkinson’s Drug

As details of Robin Williams’ death continue to emerge, we learn more about the actor’s life. His wife, Susan Schneider, has revealed that he was struggling with a recent diagnosis of early Parkinson’s disease. “Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly,” she said in a public statement. Nearly 25 years ago, Williams …

7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Estas son las 7 noticias más impactantes de la semana. ¿Crees que falta alguna? Comparte tu opinión en los comentarios: 1. La muerte de Robin Williams enluta el mundo del espectáculo: Seis meses después de la trágica muerte de Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hollywood volvió a llorar esta semana la muerte de uno de sus actores más queridos, el popular y premiado Robin Williams, fallecido a los 63 años por suicidio. Williams, conocido por sus papeles en Mrs. Doubtfire o La sociedad de …

Robin Williams: Our Funny, Troubled Cousin

The report that Robin Williams had died on Aug. 11 of an apparent suicide by asphyxiation came like that dreaded phone call, the bad news regarding a friend or relative about whom you’ve long feared the worst. >> Robin Williams’ 10 Unforgettable Roles If celebrities have become something of an extended family to us, Robin was the cousin we instinctively worried about. We knew of his cocaine addiction in the 1980s; about his hospitalization for alcoholism in 2006. And although we never heard much …