Robin Williams Talked Heaven During 'Inside The Actors Studio' Appearance
On "Inside the Actors Studio," host James Lipton asks his guests, "if heaven exists," what they would like to hear at the pearly gates, and today, people are remembering Robin Williams' answer.
"'There's seating near the front,'" Williams imagined God saying, when he replied to the question while sitting down for the show in 2001.
"'The concert begins at 5,'" Williams continued. "'It'll be Mozart, Elvis and one of your choosing."
Williams said if heaven exists, he hoped, "to know that there's laughter."
"That would be a great thing. Just to hear God go, 'Two Jews walk into a bar,'" Williams said, cracking up the "Inside the Actors Studio" audience.
Williams died on Monday at the age of 63.
A rep for the actor released a statement about the news on Monday afternoon.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time," Mara Buxbaum, press representative for Robin Williams, said in a statement.
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