Billy Connolly says Robin Williams was his hero. He is a Scottish comedian and folk singer, but he started off as a welder (boiler maker) has said that the Hook star Williams was this to him, but sadly he was found dead his in Tiburon, California home. The Muppet Treasure Island actor Connolly and the late sixty there year old had a close friendship also say that he had an unparalleled talent. Giving some thought to his relationship with the star, Connolly said:
”Robin was both my friend and my hero, a unique talent and a kind and generous man; the world will be a much poorer place without him.
”Robin was one of the most uniquely brilliant and complicated comic artists the world has ever known. As a performer, he navigated a dangerous high wire at every single moment – with no safety net.”
Williams’ ‘Good Will Hunting’ Co-star Minnie Driver also paid tribute to the popular actor, saying:
”I never met anyone who loved making people laugh more than Robin.”