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Pam Dawber will pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Sep 3 2014, 7:28am CDT | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News

Pam Dawber will pay Tribute to Robin Williams
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Robin Williams' friend Pam Dawber will pay a special tribute to the deceased star that will air on September 9th on PBS.

Pam Dawber had worked with Robin Williams for four long years for ABC's hit sitcom "Mork & Mindy" and they were also good friends. Now the 59-year-old Pam Dawber is going to offer a special tribute to her late long-time friend. 

PBS will air this special tribute titled "Robin Williams Remembered -- A “Pioneers of Television” Special on Tuesday, September 9th at 9 p.m. on PBS SoCaL. 

This will be an hour long tribute in which Robin Williams' friends and other celebs will recall memories of the legendary comedian who died last month.

Pam Dawber will present this tribute that will include the late actor’s last full-length television interview. PBS said that the special will also include "never-before-seen footage of his comments on life and work, tributes by those who knew and worked with him closely in all phases of his career, and clips from iconic moments throughout his career."

The special will also show Robin Williams revealing his first stand-up act, his struggles and wishes to become a comedian and a dramatic actor and his efforts to entertain U.S. troops stationed overseas.

Pam Dawber will talk about the final conversation she had with Williams a few days before he died. She will also share her memories of the days when both worked on the ABC sitcom and their long lasting friendship after the show ended.

 

Friends of Robin Williams whose tributes and interviews will also be shown in this special include: the late Jonathan Winters, Henry Winkler, Yakov Smirnoff, Louie Anderson, Paul Rodriguez, Rick Overton, Blake Clark, Pauly Shore, George Schlatter, Penny Marshall, Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Stiller and Jimmie Walker.

Source: Variety , OS

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