Robin Williams made my dreams come true, owe him everything: Ben Affleck

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Aug 13, 2014 12:06:04 IST

Los Angeles: Actor-director Ben Affleck has honoured the memory of Robin Williams by crediting his tragic Good Will Hunting co-star with making his dreams come true.

 Robin Williams made my dreams come true, owe him everything: Ben Affleck

'Good Will Hunting' star Robin Williams passed away on 11 August. GettyImages

The 41-year-old actor-maker and his childhood friend Matt Damon co-wrote the script for the 1997 drama, in which they also starred.

"Heartbroken. Thanks chief - for your friendship and for what you gave the world. Robin had a ton of love in him. He personally did so much for so many people. He made Matt and my dreams come true.

"What do you owe a guy who does that? Everything. May you find peace my friend," Affleck wrote on his Facebook page.

Good Will Hunting won critical acclaim, landing nine Academy Award nominations and earning them the Best Original Screenplay Oscar, while Williams walked off with the Best Supporting Actor title.

Williams died of an apparent suicide on 11 August.

PTI

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Updated Date: Aug 13, 2014 12:06:04 IST