Robin Williams starred in and won an Oscar for Good Will Hunting, which was written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Ben released this statement on his Facebook page:
Matt Damon later released his own statement, saying, "Robin brought so much joy into my life and I will carry that joy with me forever. He was such a beautiful man. I was lucky to know him and I will never, ever forget him. I truly hope the people in the media can find it within themselves to give his family some privacy during this horrible time."