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1 year after Robin Williams' death, actor still has films to be released

Posted at 12:08 PM, Aug 11, 2015

It's been a year since Robin Williams passed away, but American movie audiences will have two more chances to watch the beloved actor's final onscreen performances next month.

Fans of Williams' dramatic side — which earned him an Academy Award for 1997's "Good Will Hunting" — will be interested in "Boulevard," which will be released on DVD on Sept. 1. The movie stars Williams in his final onscreen role, alongside Bob Odenkirk of AMC's "Better Call Saul."

Williams' final comedic movie role comes in "Absolutely Anything," which is set to hit American theaters on Sept. 4. The British film stars Simon Pegg and features Williams as the voice of Pegg's dog Dennis. The movie was directed by Monty Python member Terry Jones.

On Aug. 11, 2014, Williams was found dead inside his California home. 

At the time of his passing, Williams was starring in the CBS sitcom "The Crazy Ones" and had several movies in production. Since his death, two films featuring the actor have been released: "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" and "A Merry Friggin' Christmas," both in 2014.

 

In addition to his myriad screen credits, Williams was a mainstay with the U.S.O., The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and other charities. The Los Angeles times reported that through Comic Relief, Williams helped raise over $80 million for America's homeless population.

Here's a closer look at the actor's measurable impact:

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