Robin Williams dies: The tweets sent by international media to report the news

The news of the death of Oscar winning actor and comedian, Robin Williams has shocked Hollywood and his generations of fans around the world.

As a result, Twitter was trending with his name, as well as the names of some of his most famous films, including Mrs Doubtfire, Good Morning Vietnam, Peter Pan (which he played in Hook), What Dreams May Come, Patch Adams and the phrase ‘O Captain’ used in the film Dead Poets Society.

Below are some tweets to highlight how international media has reacted on social media to inform those waking up to the news, with tributes and retrospectives aplenty.

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