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The world lost a comic giant and acting titan on Monday (August 11th) when Robin Williams died at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide. Williams started his career as a stand-up comic, first achieved fame as the star of the TV sitcom Mork And Mindy, then delivered a string of iconic performances in movies like Good Morning Vietnam, Moscow On The Hudson, Awakenings, Dead Poets Society, The Fisher King, Good Will Hunting -- for which he won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor -- Mrs. Doubtfire, Insomnia and many more.

As the world mourned his loss, rock musicians chimed in with their emotional reactions via Twitter. Here are some of their remarks:

Rise Against: "RIP Robin Williams. You will be missed."

Lzzy Hale of Halestorm: "A staple of my childhood. You will be missed."

Tom Morello: "RIP fellow Illinois Entertainer-In-Arms Robin Williams. Thank you for bringing joy to so many with ur peerless wit."

Godsmack: "Very sad .... So much talent."

Philip Labonte of All That Remains: "Rest In Peace Mr. Williams."

Corey Taylor of Slipknot: "No one ever made me laugh like Robin Williams. Now I can't stop crying. We'll miss you, Mr. Williams."

Gerard Way: "RIP Robin Williams, you always made me laugh, you always seemed so kind and genuine."

Ozzy Osbourne: "Such a tragic loss. I will always have amazing memories of Robin Williams. Respect and love goes out to his family."

Sharon Osbourne: "The entire Osbourne Family is grieving the loss of a kind, funny, generous and talented man, Robin Williams."

Morgan Rose of Sevendust: "So sad to hear of the loss of Robin Williams. We met him years ago. What an amazing talent and sweet man. So sad."

Wolfgang Van Halen: "I’m speechless… Robin Williams was such an amazing and important man. My condolences to his family. Rest in peace."

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: "RIP Robin Williams. Thank you for a lifetime of laughter. You will truly be missed. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family & friends."

Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers: "R.I.P. robin williams. grew up with that man, what beautiful gifts he gave to us."

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