Today, we lost one of the most legendary performers of our time.
It’s needless to demonstrate to anyone how unbelievably talented this actor and comedian was. His ability to create memorable stand-up shows and landmark film and TV scenes without even a script to work from is a rarity, if not singularity. No one ever could have done what this delightful entertainer did in his career.
But it’s not only his talent that I’ll remember. Growing up in the 90’s, I remember his face on almost every video that my family and I rented and watched together: Aladdin, Jumanji, Miss Doubtfire, Jack, The Birdcage, Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting. He was a prominent pillar in the structure that I and everyone my age call our childhood.
A lot of us would have felt part of their childhood slip away today.
Even though this exceptional man is no longer amongst us, his energy will resonate beyond our years, as rare talent…
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