ITV chat show host Jonathan Ross called Robin Williams' death "an enormous loss" to the planet in an interview with Good Morning Britain.
He said: "It's a great tragedy and it's a great loss.... He was your dream interviewee especially if you were doing a show that was meant to be upbeat and going for laughs."
Robin Williams' daughter has left social media after receiving abusive messages in the wake of her father's death.
Radio station talkSPORT has apologised after presenter Alan Brazil said he lacked sympathy for actor Robin Williams, who took his own life.
He played a wide range of roles but Robin Williams captured the hearts of millions with his performances.