Robin Williams" career highlights in pictures

Even before he opened his mouth, Robin Williams had the audience in the palm of his hand. Just one look at those twinkling blue eyes and you knew your funnybone was in severe danger.

As tributes pour in for the comedic talent, who was found at his home on Monday, ! looks back at a lifetime of laughs.

He first attracted attention as the loveable alien in TV series Mork and Mindy, before going on to star in a host of films including Mrs Doubtfire, Steven Spielberg”s Hook, Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting, for which Robin won an Oscar.