20 Happy Days Facts

Robin Williams Got his Break Here

When there was an episode about Mork from Ork, they needed a funny comedian to take part in the role. However, Garry Marshall could not find a reputable comedian who wanted the role. That’s when his sister told him about a comedian she passed regularly on the street and enjoyed, so she suggested him to her brother. He was hesitant to hire a street comedian, but he later realized that Robin Williams was one of the funniest men he’d ever met in his life. And that, friends, is where Robin Williams got his big break.

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Written by Tiffany Raiford

Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl twins...no, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). My kids love to whine, so I love to wine. My loves include nap time, bed time, date night, travel and evenings and weekends when my husband is home because he handles all diaper changes.