He was a Oscar-winning actor, stand-up star and comic genius.

Robin Williams was found dead at his California home on Monday, triggering an outpouring of grief and  heartfelt tributes in the media and across Facebook and Twitter by his fans, co-stars and friends.

His tragic death is being treated as a suspected suicide and it has been revealed that Williams, 63, had been battling severe depression.

In honour of the comedic star's shining career in TV and film, which spanned more than 30 years, we've looked back at some of William's biggest roles.

Click below to take a look at Robin Williams' shining moments

Stars have been paying tribute to the late comic icon on Twitter:         

 

Twitter tributes to Robin Williams
Twitter tributes to Robin Williams
Stars shared their grief
Stars shared their grief
Even the President of the US paid tribute to the comic actor
Even the President of the US paid tribute to the comic actor
 What was your favourite Robin Williams film? Have we missed any in our gallery?

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