Fellow comedians reacted with shock and despair on social media over the news that Robin Williams was found dead at age 63.
Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.
Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.
A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams
Robin Williams was ace! I'm sad
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.