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Laughing and crying

...Force DJ in 1987's Good Morning Vietnam. He was a troubled homeless ex-professor in the 1991 romantic fantasy The Fisher King. He took a thrilling, dark turn as a homicidal crime writer in 2002's Insomnia. He was an idealistic, inspiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-13/laughing-and-crying
Williams death: Hollywood reacts

...1997 film "Good Will Hunting." He won Golden Globes for "Good Morning, Vietnam," ''Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Fisher King." Other film credits included Robert Altman's "Popeye" (a box office bomb), Paul Mazursky's "Moscow on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/williams-death-friends-ask-w
Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...moist eyes."Williams also won three Golden Globes, for "Good Morning, Vietnam," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Fisher King."His other film credits included Robert Altman's "Popeye" (a box office bomb), Paul Mazursky's "Moscow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/comedian-robin-williams-dead
Film writer, director pushes boundaries

...as a man who longs to escape, and Robert De Niro turns up in the unlikely role of Harry Tuttle, rebel repairman. THE FISHER KING (1991): Unusual in that it involved the famously controlling Mr. Gilliam working from someone else's script...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/20/uhl_144353.shtml
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TV Lookout: highlights for the week ahead

...Bradlee" airs at 10 p.m. Monday on PBS (check local listings). - Oscar-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl ("The Fisher King") stars as the mother of a teenage son who chooses to live life as a female and then pays a terrible price for that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/18/tel_85496.shtml
Television
Sometimes comics can make dramatic statements in films

...performer's life. Look for fellow silent star Buster Keaton in a small role as Chaplin's performing partner. THE FISHER KING (1991): Terry Gilliam's hallucinatory film about grasping redemption from the mouth of insanity wasn't Robin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/uhl_7436.shtml
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Debra Hill, "Halloween" writer-producer, dead at 54

...Adventures in Babysitting" and "Heartbreak Hotel," both directed by Chris Columbus, and Terry Gilliam's "The Fisher King" with Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges. In 1988 she entered a contract with Walt Disney Pictures under which she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/08/ent_446714.shtml
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Director moves on to wonders of 'Tideland'

...Jodelle Ferland. Living at the beck and call of her heroin-addict father (Jeff Bridges, co-star of Gilliam's "The Fisher King"), for whom she matter-of-factly prepares syringes, and her chocolate-hoarding mother (Jennifer Tilly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/14/mov_2694.shtml
Movies
Carell's 'Virgin' remains on top with $16.4 million

...the Weinsteins prepare to depart Disney-owned Miramax for a new film company they have formed. For Gilliam ("The Fisher King," "Twelve Monkeys"), it was his first film since 1998's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." "Brothers Grimm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/29/mov_5169.shtml
Movies
Foxx, Eastwood earn Golden Globe honors

...Webber's The Phantom of the Opera" and "Ray." Robin Williams, a five-time Globe winner for such films as "The Fisher King" and "Good Morning, Vietnam," received the Cecil B. DeMille award for career achievement. Williams dedicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/17/ent_440147.shtml
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