Robin Williams opened up about depression with her Mrs Doubtfire co-star

The co-star of robin-williams in the famous movie Mrs Doubtfire, Lisa Jakubrecently remembered the late actor and recalled his good times with the star.

This occurs because of the long-awaited documentary series of Oprah Winfrey and the prince harry call «The Me You Can’t See», and which explores mental health and emotional well-being. This series premiered on May 21 on Apple TV +.

Contestants in the series include Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, DeMar DeRozan of the San Antonio Spurs, Langston Galloway of the Phoenix Suns (formerly of the Detroit Pistons), mental health advocate and speaker Zack Williamsthe olympic boxer Virginia «Ginny» Fuchsthe famous chef Rashad Armstead and many more, among which the son of robin-williams who refers to the mental health of his late actor father.

Robin Williams her role as Mrs. Doubtfire

Lisa Jakub talked about her former television father in Mrs. Doubtfire

Lisa Jakub, 42, who played Robin’s daughter Robin in the film, spoke to Yahoo and recalled the great experience of working with the late actor.

«I had been working with a tutor on set and sending my work back to high school, but that wasn’t working for them anymore, so they broke up with me a little bit.»Jakub said.

“And he was really upset about it, and Robin, just being insightful and good-hearted, came over and said, ‘Hey, what’s going on?’ I told him what happened and he wrote a letter to my school asking them to reconsider. Would you work with me to try to balance my education and career? And he didn’t think that was fair.»he added.

Lisa Jakub in her role as Mrs. Doubtfire

“What I love about that story and what I love about Robin, is just the fact that he would do that for someone, that he would go out of his way, that he would take the time to realize that this would matter. And even if it didn’t work out, someone needed to stand up, and he did it for me. I don’t know if he ever knew how huge he was and how much I felt like he was in my corner. And how much did that really change things for me and he made me think, ‘What is the impact I want to have on the world?’ «

Robin Williams and his iconic role in Mrs. Doubtfire

Later in the conversation, Jakub also revealed that Robin talked to him about mental health and addiction.

«Robin was everything one would hope he would be, and he was very open and honest with me about his issues with anxiety and depression.».

«I was able to share with him that anxiety was something I struggled with, and he talked to me about mental health issues in a way that 14-year-olds aren’t usually used to adults being really open about those kinds of personal situations. experiences with them”, Jakub revealed

He also recalled how the actor talked to him about substance abuse: “That was a route he had taken with addiction and it just made everything worse. And I think as a 14-year-old child actor, that’s a really good story to receive, a message to hear, because that tends to be a well-trodden path for a lot of child actors.»


Remember that if you have depression or need help there are free and anonymous channels that you can go to, in the case of Chile

Call the Salud Reply phone number 600 360 77 77 for guidance. They have psychologists to support in crisis situations.