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    Posted August 12, 2014 by
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    In Memoriam

    How Robin Williams helped me land an acting agent

    I'm at a loss of words right now. I'm at work and I hear the news about the passing of Robin Williams; a comedic genius, caring, generous and a very talented actor. He even helped me book my very first agent even though he didn't know it.

    Years ago while still in school, I got into acting and my mom booked me an audition to be represented by an agent. So my parents drove me to Toluca Lake in California for my audition and I happened to bring my ventriloquist dummy Randy along. During my audition, I made my Randy sing, "Figaro, Figaro" taking after a scene from the movie Mrs. Doubtfire in which Robin Williams played that character to everyone's liking making us all laugh historically.

    So least to say, everyone in the audition room laughed at the very words Robin Williams sang to make us all laugh and I left the room with an agent. So thank you Robin Williams for helping me land an agent and giving me that extra push and thanks for making us all laugh. You were a true legend who we will all miss.

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