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The image of Robin Williams will live forever at the National Portrait Gallery thanks to a photo of the actor taken in 1979. It appeared on the cover of Time magazine March 12, 1979 for a story about Mork and Mindy, the TV show that made Williams famous as a lovable if quirky alien. (Robin Williams by Michael Dressler. Color photograph on paper, 1979. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution gift of Time magazine)
The image of Robin Williams will live forever at the National Portrait Gallery thanks to a photo of the actor taken in 1979.

It appeared on the cover of Time magazine March 12, 1979 for a story about "Mork and Mindy," the TV show that made Williams famous as a lovable if quirky alien.

(Robin Williams by Michael Dressler. Color photograph on paper, 1979. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine)
By Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1949 (printed 2013) (Courtesy Time Life Collection, New York Alfred EisenstaedtLIFE Time Inc.)
By Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1949 (printed 2013)

(Courtesy Time Life Collection, New York Alfred Eisenstaedt/LIFE Time Inc.)
By Philippe Halsman, 1955 (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Philippe Halsman, 1955

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Philippe Halsman, 1950 (printed later)(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Philippe Halsman, 1950 (printed later)

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Robert Mapplethorpe, 1978(Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.)
By Robert Mapplethorpe, 1978

(Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.)
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By Linda McCartney, 1967 (printed later) (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution gift of the photographer, Linda McCartney, 1967 Paul McCartney Photographer Linda McCartney. All rights reserved.)
By Linda McCartney, 1967 (printed later)

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the photographer, Linda McCartney, 1967 Paul McCartney /Photographer: Linda McCartney. All rights reserved.)
By Mark Seliger, 1993 (printed 2013) (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Courtesy of Mark SeligerSteven Kasher Gallery, New York Mark Seliger)
By Mark Seliger, 1993 (printed 2013)

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Courtesy of Mark Seliger/Steven Kasher Gallery, New York; Mark Seliger)
By Kate Simon, 1983 (printed 2013) (Collection of the artist, Kate Simon)
By Kate Simon, 1983 (printed 2013)

(Collection of the artist, Kate Simon)
By Roger Marshutz, 1956(The Estee Stanley Private Collection, Roger Marshutz, Courtesy Peter Marshutz and the FaheyKlein Gallery, Los Angeles)
By Roger Marshutz, 1956

(The Estee Stanley Private Collection, Roger Marshutz, Courtesy Peter Marshutz and the Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles)
By Cass Bird, 2008 (printed 2012)(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution acquired through the generosity of an anonymous donor)
By Cass Bird, 2008 (printed 2012)

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of an anonymous donor)
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By Philippe Halsman, 1944(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Philippe Halsman, 1944

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Philippe Halsman Archive)
By Herman Leonard, 1956 (Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Herman Leonard Photography LLC)
By Herman Leonard, 1956

(Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Herman Leonard Photography LLC)
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