Actors and celebrities react to the death of Robin Williams

Kevin Spacey, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres and Williams' recent co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar are among those paying tribute on Twitter

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Actors and celebrities react to the death of Robin Williams
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Susanna Lazarus

Celebrities both in America and the UK have reacted to the death of Robin Williams, aged 63

The US actor - who was found dead at his Los Angeles home in a suspected suicide - had "been battling severe depression of late", according to his publicist. 

Williams' wife, Susan Schneider, has also put out a statement, saying, "“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken."

US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres, actors Kevin Spacey and Steve Martin and Williams' recent The Crazy Ones co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar are among those reacting to the news on Twitter.

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