Local Comedy Clubs Honor Comedic Brilliance of Robin Williams


The marquee outside the Hollywood Improv honored Robin Williams as a “legend” on Aug. 11, 2014. (Credit: Dave Mecham/KTLA)

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Robin Williams was remembered Monday as a comic genius, an inspiration and a mentor to comedians from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv to the Laugh Factory.

Comedian Paul Rodriguez credited Williams with changing his life by pushing him to get on stage at the Comedy Store in the early 80s.

"So many of us owe him so much," a tearful Rodriguez said.

Williams was as natural who defied description, according to the Hollywood Improv's Budd Friedman.

"He didn't fit in any category, not at all," Friedman said. "He still doesn't."

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