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


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.