Canada can lay claim to some of the funniest comedians and best performers on the planet, but very few of them could hold a candle to the late Robin Williams. The Chicago-born funnyman and Oscar-winner died on Aug. 11 at the age of 63.
Williams wasn’t Canadian, but he was no stranger to the Great White North. He shot some of his most memorable (and terrible) movies in Canada and would often perform live comedy or improv while he was shooting in Vancouver, Toronto, or elsewhere. He famously performed the anti-Canadian song "Blame Canada" from "South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut" at the 2000 Academy Awards, but clearly had a lot of love for the country.
During a 2013 Reddit AMA, he called the Canada the kindest nation in the world, jokingly comparing it to a "really nice apartment over a meth lab."
Here are eleven films Robin Williams shot in Canada over the course of his career.
Despite a film career spanning more than 30 years, Williams didn't shoot a movie in Canada until JoeRead More »from Robin Williams's long big-screen history with Canada