Comedian and actor Robin William passed away this morning, he was age 63. His publicist would not admit the death was a suicide, but a rep did issue this statement. "Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."
EW reports that the Marin County coroner is still investigating, but suspects the death to be "suicide due to asphyxia." The 9-1-1 phone call came in just before noon today.
Williams stars in the upcoming Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb this December. FOX released issued the following statement: "There really are no words to describe the loss of Robin Williams. He was immensely talented, a cherished member of our community, and part of the Fox family. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and fans. He will be deeply missed."