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Robin Williams Documentary Shines a Light on Medical Misdiagnosis

Wednesday, July 21 would have been Robin Williams’ 70th birthday. He won dozens of awards for his phenomenal acting performances, from the People’s Choice Award for Best Comedic Movie Actor in 1994, 2007, and 2008 to his posthumous award for Freedom of Expression — Honorary Award in 2015 by CinEuphoria “for a career of heartfelt performances both in Drama as in Comedy.”

Williams’ son Zak spoke with The Genius Life podcast host Max Lugavere this week and explained how Williams’ diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease impacted his father’s death by suicide in August 2014.

“What he was going through didn’t match one to one [with what] many Parkinson’s patients experience. So, I think that was hard for him,” Williams said.

Zak explained that it wasn’t

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