He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
It was no secret that the Oscar-winning actor had suffered for years from periodic bouts of substance abuse and depression — he made reference to it himself in his comedy routines.
Tonight, ABC 20/20 will air a retrospective on Williams, exploring who the man was and how and why he may have taken his life.
ABC's 20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams airs at 10 p.m. on 23ABC.
KCSO ID body found in Remington Hot Springs
Kern County Sheriff's Office have identified the body found in Remington Hot Springs as 25-year-old Arien Haward of Huntington Beach, CA.
California water use fell by 27 percent in June
Water use fell by 27 percent in June, passing the conservation target set by Gov. Jerry Brown during the drought, regulators said Thursday.
Local doctors offer tips to better manage stress
It's a common factor in many of our lives-- Stress.
Local gun shop encourages responsible hunting
Cecil the Lion's death has taken the Internet by storm.The incident has been causing a lot of controversy surrounding the ethics of trophy hunting.