Robin Williams movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Good Morning, Vietnam,’ ‘Dead Poets Society,’ ‘Good Will Hunting’

The remarkable Robin Williams would have turned 68 on July 21, 2019. He remains a comedy icon, and even though he is gone, the legacy of his film work lives on. Equally adept at outrageous comedy and sensitive drama, Williams was a one-of-a-kind performer, one whose unique style will likely never be equaled. He tragically died on August 11, 2014.

After success as a stand-up comic and television stardom via “Mork and Mindy,” Williams turned to film and achieved success far beyond what his TV success could have indicated. He won an Academy Award for “Good Will Hunting” (1997), one of four Oscar nominations he earned in his career (also including “Dead Poets Society,” “The Fisher King” and “Good Morning, Vietnam”).  Williams also earned two Screen Actors Guild Awards (for 1996’s “The Birdcage” and “Good Will Hunting”) and received nine Golden Globe nominations, winning statues for 1987’s “Good Morning, Vietnam,” 1991’s “The Fisher King,” 1993’s “Aladdin” and 1994’s “Mrs. Doubtfire.”

Williams was a two-time Emmy winner, two-time Grammy winner and Tony nominee (the only portion of EGOT he did not achieve). He received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes in 2005.

Take a tour in our photo gallery above of his 20 greatest movie performances, ranked from worst to best.

PREDICT the Emmys now; change them until September 22

Be sure to make your Emmy predictions today so that Hollywood insiders can see how their TV shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions as often as you like until just before winners are announced on September 22. And join in the fun debate over the 2019 Emmys taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our television forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

SIGN UP for Gold Derby’s free newsletter with latest predictions

More News from GoldDerby