Robin Williams' idea of heaven

Last updated 08:32 13/08/2014
Inside The Actors Studio

Robin Williams answers James Lipton's question: "If heaven exists what would you like to hear God say at the Pearly Gates?"

Related Links

Robin Williams' assistant found body

Relevant offers


Dear North, tell the paps to go but chat with mum first Kim Kardashian and Kanye West 'still can't decide on son's name' Kim Kardashian flies to Paris just to satisfy pregnancy craving for churros Bono, George Clooney, Kim Kardashian part of AIDS all-star campaign Bindi Irwin touches down at Australia Zoo after Dancing with the Stars 'dream' Michael Fassbender says taking on Macbeth was 'daunting' Brad Pitt and George Clooney frequently battle over movie rights Fast & Furious cast pay tribute to Paul Walker on second death anniversary Have Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell finally made it official? God told me it wasn't my time yet, says Tracy Morgan

Robin Williams once said he hoped there was laughter in heaven.

Williams took his own life yesterday, aged 63.

During a 2001 interview on Inside the Actor's Studio, host James Lipton asked Williams: "If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?"

Barely missing a beat, Williams replied: "There's seating near the front. The concert begins at five. It'll be Mozart, Elvis and anyone of your choosing."

He then added, "If heaven exists, to know that there's laughter, that would be a great thing.

"Just to hear God go, 'Two Jews walk into a bar ... '."

The clip of the interview resurfaced as the world mourned the death yesterday of the 63-year-old comedian. 

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content