Actor Robin Williams dead at 63 in apparent suicide

(CBS) The actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead today at his home in Tiburon, California. Police say it appears to have been a suicide.  Williams was 63 years old.

Williams first rose to fame from the stand-up comedy circuit in the 1970s, with a manic improvisational style all his own. He appeared on the sitcom "Happy Days" and then starred as a lovable alien on its popular spin-off, "Mork & Mindy," from 1978 to 1982.

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