Did you know McLaurin was the Hollywood star's middle name? His son, Zak honored him with a beautiful family gesture. Watch the video below to learn more!
Zak is William's eldest son, from his first marriage to Valerie Velardi. In 2019 Zak had his first child and what would've been Robin's first grandson. He honored his father by naming the baby boy McLaurin after his grandad.
From William's second marriage to Marsha Garces he has two children: Zelda Rae who followed her father's footsteps and became an actress and Cody Alan Williams who in 2019 also honored his dad by getting married on what would have been Robin's 68th birthday on July, 21st.
Zak Williams has surely made his father proud. After his death in 2014, Zak became a mental health advocate. He regrets not spending more time with his dad during those times. "I think that was a very lonely period for him".
Surely the actor would be happy to know his grandson is named after him! Zak is not very active on Instagram, but on August 12th he made sure to post a sweet message on the date that marks 6 years from Robin Williams suicide.
"Your legacy lives on in your family and in those who carry your spirit within their hearts. We will continue to fight for what’s good in the world, for peace, and for connecting people instead of tearing them apart. Love you so much!"