Robin Williams and daughter

One of the greatest actors the world has ever known is dead. Robin Williams reportedly took his own life on Monday, Aug. 11, at his California home. He was 63.

"Robin Williams passed away this morning," his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN.

His rep tells CNN the actor suffered from severe depression. The coroner's preliminary cause of death is "suicide due to asphyxia."

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