Robin Williams Fans Pay Tribute At ‘Good Will Hunting’ Bench


Iyana Robertson / August 12, 2014

The heartbreaking news of the death of Robin Williams rocked the country yesterday (Aug. 11), as colleagues, friends and fans paid their respects to the 63-year-old beloved actor and comedian. Among the most saddening of tributes came from Williams’ 25-year-old daughter Zelda, who tweeted the following quote in honor of her late father:

Since the shocking news of Williams’ death broke, another endearing form of appreciation for his iconic work has been taking place. Fans of his films have marked their locations with quotes from each corresponding work. At the Boston Public Garden bench – where Williams delivered his Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting monologue as Sean Macguire – fans decorated the spot with chalk. Photos of this tribute were posted on Twitter and Instagram:

Williams’ death is tragically suspected to be a suicide from asphyxiation after he was found in Los Angeles home. An autopsy will be performed today (Aug. 12) to confirm.