Apple remembers Robin Williams with iTunes tribute page, by Mikey Campbell

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Aug 142014
 

“Following the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday, Apple has dedicated a special featured iTunes section to a collection of his best work, ranging from classic comedy routines to movies.

One of the most beloved and unforgettable performers in the history of show business, Robin Williams brought laughter and inspiration to millions. Throughout a career that spanned five decades, Williams evolved from stand up comedian to international movie star. Among the great masters of improv, he transfixed audiences with a mile-a-minute comic energy. Williams’ Golden Globe-winning turn in Good Morning, Vietnam demonstrated that his versatile acting talents were equally suited to evoking dramatic complexity. Many of Williams’ most iconic performances—in Dead Poets Society, Mrs. Doubtfire, and his Oscar-winning triumph Good Will Hunting—were dazzling high-wire acts that left audiences in tears of laughter one minute and tears of poignancy the next…”

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Apple ad was one of Robin Williams’ final productions, by Mike Murphy

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Aug 142014
 

“As the world mourns the death of Robin Williams and remembers his greatest moments, one of his final commercial productions shouldn’t be overlooked. Williams provided the voiceover for Apple’s “Your Verse” series of iPad Air commercials, which debuted in January. The ads feature Williams reciting his stirring monologue on the meaning of life from the 1989 film, “Dead Poets Society.” Apple has a long history of making memorable commercials. This one was no different, and is all the more poignant for being one of Williams’ final projects.”

“There’s no word yet on whether Apple will continue with the ad campaign in the wake of Williams’ death.”

 

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