Here is a brief look at a celebrity’s Human Design chart using just a few of many aspects and layers of a chart. Our purpose here is to give you just a partial glimpse, through Human Design, into this person’s energy dynamics.
Robin Williams – Funniest Man
Birth: July 21, 1951 at 1:34pm in Chicago, Illinois
Death: August 11, 2014 in Tiburon, California
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco’s comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–82), Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting.
His film career included acclaimed work such as Popeye (1980), The World According to Garp (1982), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as financial successes such as Hook (1991), Aladdin (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Night at the Museum (2006), and Happy Feet (2006). He appeared in the music video for Bobby McFerrin’s song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”.
Williams was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as therapist Dr. Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting. He received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and five Grammy Awards.
On August 11, 2014, Williams died of an apparent suicide at his home in Paradise Cay, California.
Among his many other award and accolades, he was named 1997 Funniest Man Alive by Entertainment Weekly.
Married 3 times, had 3 children; leading force behind “Comic Relief USA” which raised millions for the homeless; and also entertained US troops in Iraq (he was called the new Bob Hope). Photo above shows Williams entertaining crew of USS Enterprise in December 2003.
He battled drug and alcohol addiction in 1970’s and early 1980’s; got clean after friend John Belushi’s sudden drug-related death. Relapsed with alcohol in 2003, went into rehab in 2006. Had heart surgery in 2009. Was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease but had not shared that publicly.
Experienced “severe depression and anxiety” for some time prior to his suicide.
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[Photo: By Photographer’s Mate Airman Milosz Reterski (Navy NewsStand) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons]
Robin’s chart shows so much about his extraordinary talent, his caring nature, his tumultuous relationships, and his battle with drugs and alcohol. And, it also gives us some clues about what was going on with him that lead to his suicide at age 63, during his still phenomenally successful career.
I’ve recorded my review of key aspects of his chart. Simply click the arrow to listen, or download to listen later. It’s about 19 minutes long. I had much to say about him!!
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