rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Movies » Robin Williams cremated privately, ashes scattered at sea

Robin Williams cremated privately, ashes scattered at sea

August 21, 2014 14:25 IST

Robin Williams cremated privately, ashes scattered at sea

More

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here!

Acting legend and comedian Robin Williams, who passed away on August 12 at his California residence, has been laid to rest and and his ashes scattered in San Francisco bay.

The document, issued on Auguts 20 in Marin County where he died, states Williams' cause of death as "pending investigation", reported TMZ.

It also states that Mrs Doubtfire star's funeral took place at Monte's Chapel of the Hills, a funeral home in San Anselmo, CA.

The Oscar-winning star was found dead in his home on August 11.

His wife Susan Schneider said in a statement three days later, that her husband had been suffering from a deep depression and had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.

The official cause of death is expected be ruled within the next few weeks, pending results of toxicology tests.



Image: A photo of Robin Williams' Mork character (left) is left at an impromptu memorial set up outside the house used in his breakout hit TV series Mork and Mindy in Boulder, Colorado
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters