Robin Williams

Sally Field Honors Late Co-Star Robin Williams as She Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sally Field Honors Late Co-Star Robin Williams as She Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Films
year ago

On the 30th anniversary of Mrs. Doubtfire, Sally Field paid a heartfelt tribute to her co-star Robin Williams. The 76-year-old actress received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 SAG Awards, and she made sure to mention the late actor who had influenced her career tremendously. Sally’s words spoke straight to our souls and reminded us of the great legend that was Robin Williams.

9 Times Robin Williams Showed Us He Had the Purest Soul

9 Times Robin Williams Showed Us He Had the Purest Soul
People
2 years ago

On-screen, Robin Williams was an extremely talented comedian and actor, whose work is loved by millions of people. Off-screen, he was a selfless and caring human being that helped those in need, be it homeless people or children with cancer. And he managed to do this despite all the hardships that life threw at him.

Robin Williams’ Real Voice Was Used in New Disney Film

Robin Williams’ Real Voice Was Used in New Disney Film
Films
9 months ago

Genie is back to life with the voice of late Robin Williams! Almost 10 years after the actor passed away, Disney decided to leave AI aside and delight fans with the chance to hear Williams himself as the beloved Aladdin character one more time in an extraordinary project.

Robin Williams’ Daughter Speaks Out Against AI Recreating Her Dad

Robin Williams’ Daughter Speaks Out Against AI Recreating Her Dad
People
9 months ago

Zelda Williams passionately criticized the “disturbing” use of technology to replicate her late father, Robin Williams, and raised concerns about artificial intelligence in the entertainment industry. In an Instagram Story statement, she emphasized her personal involvement in the Screen Actors Guild’s (SAG) battle against AI.

10 Celebrities Who Shared the Screen With Their Kids, And We Didn’t Even Notice It

10 Celebrities Who Shared the Screen With Their Kids, And We Didn’t Even Notice It
Films
year ago

When you come into the world as a member of an acting dynasty, your formative years were probably spent amidst the bustling sets alongside your renowned parents. From a tender age, children of celebrities are immersed in the camera’s gaze, captivated by the enchantment of the cinematic realm, often finding themselves compelled to tread the same path as their parents. As they ascend to fame, these youthful stars sometimes even extend an invitation to their elder parents, inviting them to reunite on the silver screen and share roles.

Robin Williams’ Son Defends His Dad Against Claims of Leaving the Family Behind

Robin Williams’ Son Defends His Dad Against Claims of Leaving the Family Behind
People
year ago

Robin Williams’ passing touched countless people as the world mourned the loss of a great artist and human being. Despite the circumstances of his death, he left behind a wave of love and support from fans and family. Even years later, we remember him with unwavering affection. Especially his son Zak, who recently stood by his father’s side to cherish his memory and the amazing person he was.

15+ Actors Whose Improvisation Made It Into the Final Version

15+ Actors Whose Improvisation Made It Into the Final Version
Films
7 months ago

Some individuals within the realm of show business have become renowned for their adeptness at improvising various scenes. Conversely, there are instances when actors, driven by nerves, a sense of being overwhelmed, or unforeseen circumstances, find themselves spontaneously concocting dialogues or undertaking impulsive actions that ultimately result in an extraordinary outcome.

“He Was Not the Same Guy at Home,” Robin Williams’ Widow Reflects on Their Tight Bond

“He Was Not the Same Guy at Home,” Robin Williams’ Widow Reflects on Their Tight Bond
People
year ago

With his outstanding performances in Mrs. Doubtfire and Hook, Robin Williams became a beloved figure among both children and adults. But Williams was more than just a great actor; he was also a wonderful person and a great husband to his wife. When he passed, the world was shocked, as was his wife, Susan Schneider. Today, we shall remember all the stages of their beautiful romance, cherishing the force of a love that will endure beyond the borders of Williams’ demise.

12 Legendary Roles That Could’ve Been Played by Other Actors

12 Legendary Roles That Could’ve Been Played by Other Actors
Films
year ago

We can’t possibly imagine certain iconic characters played by different actors. However, in some cases, producers and directors had originally considered another celebrity to be perfect for the role. Other times, an actor wants to be cast for a specific role but doesn’t make it through the selection process. That’s why we’d like to imagine what some popular characters would look like if they had been played by someone else.

19 Lucky People Who Met a Celebrity Right Around the Corner

19 Lucky People Who Met a Celebrity Right Around the Corner
People
year ago

There is a saying that goes “Never meet your heroes,” which indicates that they may possibly disappoint you, and this could apply to some celebrities. But some lucky people actually remember these encounters with a smile on their faces and got to meet another side of that celebrity they usually see on the screen and in magazines.

9 Sweet Things Celebs Do on Set That Leave Us in Awe

9 Sweet Things Celebs Do on Set That Leave Us in Awe
Films
year ago

The time actors spend with their co-stars and crew members making a movie can last years, so it’s no wonder that friendships arise from time to time. We only get to see the finished project, the movie, but sometimes actors let us know a little bit more about the process. We are astonished by the stories actors and film crews tell about working with certain celebrities. That’s why we at Bright Side wanted to show you 9 times when celebrities were so compassionate to their colleagues, we couldn’t help but want to thank them from the bottom of our hearts.

10 Surprising Reasons Celebrities Didn’t Get the Role They Wanted

10 Surprising Reasons Celebrities Didn’t Get the Role They Wanted
Films
2 years ago

We get excited whenever we lay out our goals or apply for the dream job we’ve always wanted. We even put in extra hours and effort to fit into a role. Being a famous actor or actress is no different. As much as they want something, even celebrities miss out on opportunities, which is okay. What matters is moving on and learning from it.At Bright Side, we compiled a list of celebs who came close to landing their dream role, but things didn’t go as planned, and the reasons may surprise you.

15 Wholesome Stories About Celebrity Encounters That Can Make Your Day Brighter

15 Wholesome Stories About Celebrity Encounters That Can Make Your Day Brighter
People
2 years ago

Most of us think celebrities are so unreachable and perfect that we even forget they’re humans like us. If we cross paths with them, we remember it for the rest of our lives. Who would’ve ever thought we would see them in a shopping mall or a café when, just recently, we watched them on the big screen or listened to their songs on the radio?

8 Facts About Actors’ Careers You May Not Have Heard Before

8 Facts About Actors’ Careers You May Not Have Heard Before
Films
year ago

Hollywood actors manage to master their roles so well that we don’t think much about what might have happened on set while filming. But it’s the road bumps they’ve encountered in their careers, along with the risks they needed to take, that made them the superstars they are today.

8 Things We Thought Could Only Exist in the Movies

8 Things We Thought Could Only Exist in the Movies
Design
2 years ago

There are times when movies have literally given us a sneak peek into the future. Electric cars, tablets, and computers that fit into the palm of your hand were all first shown in movies as the technology of the future. Many of us did not believe such advancement was possible, and yet here we are, driving Teslas and using tablets and smartphones.

10 Famous Actors Whose First and Last Names Match Those of Other Celebrities

10 Famous Actors Whose First and Last Names Match Those of Other Celebrities
People
2 years ago

Every actor wants to be recognized in different corners of the world, to the point that the public remembers him or her just by hearing their name. However, it has happened more than once that from other disciplines, there are famous and outstanding people whose name and surname is similar or even the same as that of other actors or actresses. The most surprising thing is that these namesakes are not actual relatives.

14+ Actors Who Almost Played Key Characters in “Harry Potter”

14+ Actors Who Almost Played Key Characters in “Harry Potter”
Films
3 years ago

Many factors come into play when producers are casting actors for a big hit like Harry Potter. These choices are often so well-made that the viewer creates a powerful relationship with the character. This powerful relationship makes it hard to dissociate the image of the actor and their on-screen role. For instance, can you imagine a Harry Potter played by someone other than Daniel Radcliffe, or a Hermione not played by Emma Watson? Well, even though many of us think that these actors were “born” to play these roles, it is possible that on several occasions the producers did not agree at first and they may have even chosen someone else. It’s hard to believe, but true.

10 Celebrities With Hearts Big Enough to Embrace the Whole World

10 Celebrities With Hearts Big Enough to Embrace the Whole World
People
10 months ago

Kindness is a choice, but for people like Hugh Jackman and Rihanna, it comes naturally. Whether it’s setting up organizations, sharing their money, or helping those who need it most, celebrities show the world that your actions can make a difference. Many of our favorite stars have proven that they deserve our love not just for their work but also for their charitable spirit.

17 Times Movie Creators Didn’t Think the Makeup Through and Caused Lots of Plot Holes

17 Times Movie Creators Didn’t Think the Makeup Through and Caused Lots of Plot Holes
Films
3 years ago

A film is a result of the work of a huge crew. Many of the people behind the scenes of a film are overshadowed by the actors, writers, and directors, and their contributions might seem minor. Well, we don’t notice their work either as long as they do it well, but once they make a mistake, it’s extremely noticeable and impacts the overall impression of the film.

The Generosity of These 12 Celebrities Speaks Louder Than Their Fame

The Generosity of These 12 Celebrities Speaks Louder Than Their Fame
Curiosities
3 years ago

Science says that helping others makes you want to help more. When you remember your past good deeds, it stimulates you more than the kindness you’ve received. And some celebs have fully experienced this for themselves. Despite their busy careers and fame, they think about others and actively participate in charity.

15 Times People Ran Into a Celebrity and Things Got Super Awkward

15 Times People Ran Into a Celebrity and Things Got Super Awkward
People
3 years ago

Hiding from Drew Barrymore, having a class with Emma Watson, or running into Jon Bon Jovi in the park are unexpected events that very few of us can say we’ve experienced. However, a few Reddit users, who were more than lucky, did happen to run into some celebrities in situations that can only be described as fun or embarrassing. And their anecdotes were captured for posterity in this great thread that anyone can read and enjoy.

10 Actors Who Were Lucky Enough to Work With Their Children in the Same Movie

10 Actors Who Were Lucky Enough to Work With Their Children in the Same Movie
Films
4 years ago

Great actors have a lot of talent, and some pass it on to their children. For movie lovers, this is great. We’ve seen how Will Smith, Meryl Streep, and Robin Williams have all taught their descendants the art of acting. Many of them have chosen to play the roles of father and son or mother and daughter in the same films, allowing us to appreciate their natural family relationships.

15 Celebrities Who Earned a Special Place in Their Fans’ Hearts by Simply Being Kind

15 Celebrities Who Earned a Special Place in Their Fans’ Hearts by Simply Being Kind
People
11 months ago

Sometimes meeting celebrities or working with them can be a life-changing experience. Fans of celebrities like the well-known Benedict Cumberbatch, Angelina Jolie, and Jim Carrey, among others, shared their personal memories. While keeping up with their busy schedules, some celebrities managed to make time for everyone — from a cancer survivor to a restaurant waiter.

13 Scenes Directors Shamelessly “Borrowed” From Other Movies

13 Scenes Directors Shamelessly “Borrowed” From Other Movies
Films
4 years ago

If you think about the number of sequels, remakes, and reboots, it becomes quite clear why so many people say that there are very few new and original ideas in the movie industry. In 1994, in his interview for Empire, Quentin Tarantino said that he didn’t think it was bad to take scenes from other movies. He also said that great artists steal, they don’t do homages.

19 “Hidden” Movies on Netflix You Can Add to Your Weekend Marathon

19 “Hidden” Movies on Netflix You Can Add to Your Weekend Marathon
Films
2 years ago

If you are a movie lover and watch films on Netflix, you must be a person who enjoys binge-watching every weekend or at least in their free time. In a previous article, we shared a selection of movies hidden within the platform with our readers, but sooner or later, those options will run out, and you will be eager for more suggestions.