Sarah Michelle Gellar released a statement to People.com about the death of comic icon Robin Williams. Gellar co-starred with Williams in the CBS comedy The Crazy Ones, and she echoes the comments of many about the incredible influence the legendary comedian had on her and the people around him.
“My life is a better place because I knew Robin Williams,” Gellar said. “To my children he was Uncle Robin, to everyone he worked with, he was the best boss anyone had ever known, and to me he was not just an inspiration but he was the Father I had always dreamed of having. There are not enough adjectives to describe the light he was, to anyone that ever had the pleasure to meet him…”
Hollywood continues to reel over the shocking apparent suicide of Williams. His career touched so many people thanks to his amazing ability to connect with people from all different backgrounds. No matter your age there is a Robin Williams performance that resonated with you. From Dead Poets Society to The Birdcage, Robin Williams was a true renaissance man. Head over to People.com for the rest of her statement about the passing of Robin Williams.