A Quick Thought About Robin Williams

Can you imagine how difficult it must have been for an over-actor like Robin Williams, whose whole career has been about going off and careening around any and all scenes eating every actor and prop in his path, to underplay the way he did on that episode of LOUIE where Louis C.K. and Robin meet at the burial (it wasn’t really a funeral) of a mutual acquaintance (he wasn’t really a friend)?

Or, conversely, can you imagine how difficult it must have been for Louis to keep Robin down the way he did? To succeed where so many other directors have failed? read article