One of the most comedic men of our time has passed away today. Robin Williams was found dead this morning and according to his publicist, “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

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There is no confirmation of suicide, but local Sheriff stated that the cause of death was “suicide by asphyxia.” This is extremely sad and Williams’ death will be a great blow to the comedic and cinematic community. Williams is best known for his roles in: Dead Poets Society, Mrs. Doubtfire, and countless other movie and television appearances. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.