Robin Williams’ early life in Chicago area

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Robin Williams was born in the Chicago area.

His dad was an executive at Ford Motor Company.

He lived in the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff area until he was 8 years old.

Below is his class picture at Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest. He also attended the Gorton School (now Gorton Community Center.)

Back in November of 2009, Dean Richards chatted with Williams about Chicago being considered for the 2012 Olympics.



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  • Katharine Christie

    If Robin Williams was at Deerpath Middle School – that means his family did not leave the area when he was 8. It had to be when he was around 12.