The ostensible Jewishness of Robin Williams' Mork
The late actor and comedian appeared to have an affinity for Jews, seen in the Jewish roles he played, the Jews he worked with, and the Jewish jokes in his stand-up act.
Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died on Monday, appeared to have an affinity for Jews, and many in the community regarded him as an "honorary" member of the faith. The roots of Williams' ostensible Jewishness could lie in the Jewish roles he played ("Jakob the Liar" and "The Birdcage"); the Jewish actors, directors and screenwriters he worked with (Peter Kassovitz, Barry...
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