Twitter was shocked by the death of Robin Williams earlier today.
Many people took the opportunity to pay tribute to a comedian who made audiences laugh with his many appearances on screen, ranging from Disney classics like Aladdin to black comedies like World's Greatest Dad.
Here are some of the things people had to say:
We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile. pic.twitter.com/UOY8LTjVRA— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) August 11, 2014
Mr. Williams visited me the first day of filming The Parent Trap. I will never forget his kindness. What an enormous loss. My condolences.— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams. The world just won't be the same without the magic, inspiration and laughter you brought to us all. You will be very missed.— Aladdin (@aladdin) August 12, 2014
Shocked by the news of Robin Williams passing. Rest in peace my friend— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams! 1 of the Greatest Period. I just want to say Thank You for the laughs. #FallenHero— james m. iglehart (@jamesmiglehart) August 11, 2014
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
"Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind." —President Obama— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 12, 2014
Genie, you're free. pic.twitter.com/WjA9QuuldD— The Academy (@TheAcademy) August 12, 2014