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Robin Williams Signed Up For TV Comeback To Help Pay The Bills

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September 13, 2013 AT 10:44 AM
Veteran comedian Robin Williams was tempted back to TV to star in upcoming sitcom ?The Crazy Ones? by the idea of having a ?steady job? to help him pay his bills. The 62-year-old ?Mrs. Doubtfire? star will portray eccentric advertising boss Simon Roberts on the new show, marking his first small screen role since shooting to fame on 1970s classic, ?Mork & Mindy". He admits the job came at the right time, after having to pay out big settlements for his two previous divorces, Williams was already looking for a new source of income when he was offered the part.