There Was Far More to Robin Williams Than His Legendary Comedy Career

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He Was Best Friends with a Gorilla

In 2001, Williams befriended Koko the gorilla. Koko’s caregivers had shown her one of his films and she seemed to recognize him. When Koko and Williams met, she repeatedly signed for him to tickle her!

A Special Companion

“We shared something extraordinary: laughter,” Williams said. On the day that Williams passed away, The Gorilla Foundation shared the news with Koko, who reportedly fell into deep a melancholy.

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