Ben Affleck Releases Statement Over Robin Williams' Death: I'm 'Heartbroken'

Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck in 1998 Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck in 1998

Ben Affleck, like the rest of Hollywood, was crushed to learn of the death of his friend, colleague and "Good Will Hunting" co-star, Robin Williams.

"Heartbroken. Thanks chief - for your friendship and for what you gave the world," Ben wrote on his Facebook page. "Robin had a ton of love in him. He personally did so much for so many people. He made Matt and my dreams come true."

"What do you owe a guy who does that? Everything," Ben continued in his post.

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"May you find peace my friend. #RobinWilliams," he concluded his statement.

Ben and Matt Damon wrote "Good Will Hunting," the film Robin won his Best Supporting Oscar for in 1998.

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Williams passed away on Monday. He was 63.

-- Jolie Lash

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