"Definitive, Comprehensive" Biography of Robin Williams to Be Published
28 Aug 2014
New York Times writer David Itzkoff has been tapped to pen the definitive biography on late actor-comedian Robin Williams, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Henry Holt will publish the book. A timeline for its release was not announced. It is characterized as "the definitive, comprehensive account of Williams's life."
"Robin Williams was a cultural hero of mine. In the encounters and interactions I was able to share with him, he was always gentle and generous, humane and thoughtful and hilarious," Itzkoff said in a statement announcing the publication.
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