Robin Williams was sober, had Parkinson's: wife

Robin Williams was sober, had Parkinson's: wife

Thursday, August 14, 2014 7:55 pm

Robin Williams

Williams speaking at the 2008 BBC World Debate. Photo: Wikipedia.

LOS ANGELES – (AFP) – Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, had not fallen back into drink or drugs but was suffering from depression and Parkinson’s Disease, his wife said Thurdsday.

“It is our hope in the wake of Robin’s tragic passing, that others will find the strength to seek the care and support they need to treat whatever battles they are facing so they may feel less afraid,” Susan Schneider said, in a statement to news media.

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