A look back at Robin Williams' side-splitting stand-up

Robin Williams dead, age 63
Robin Williams dead, age 63

As the world mourns the loss of the 63-year-old acting genius, we're taking a look back at some of his earlier work as a hilarious stand-up actor.

Before he was 'Mork' to Pam Dawber's 'Mindy,' before he went hunting for good will, and before we all felt empowered to Carpe that Diem, Williams was quite a force to be reckoned with.

As he rose to fame, he often returned to the stage, reminding us time and time again that he was a man who didn't need a supporting cast.

"An Evening With Robin Williams"

Live at the Roxy, 1978

Williams on the Home Box Office, 1977

Robin Williams at the Comic Strip, 1983

Weapons of Self Destruction: 2002

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