Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams

Zelda Rae Williams (born July 31, 1989 in New York City) is an American actress and the daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams. Her first big role was that of Melissa, the main character's teenage love interest in the 2004 film "House of D". She was named after Princess Zelda of the "Legend of Zelda" videogame series.Fact|date=March 2008


Personal life

Zelda was born to Marsha Garces Williams, the second wife of Robin Williams. The first of Marsha's two children, Zelda has an older half-sibling from Robin's first marriage, Zachary Pym (born April 11, 1983), as well as a younger brother Cody Alan (born November 25, 1991). The family currently resides in San Francisco.


Zelda has been quoted as saying she plays "every single sport on the face of the planet. I'm such an active person that without that, I think I'd just go crazy with energy." [Teen Vogue, Young Hollywood Issue interview by Chris Henry] She regularly visits an indoor climbing gym in her hometown of San Francisco. Zelda is also a dedicated video game player and stated that Wikipedia is one of websites she frequently visits. [ [http://www.switched.com/2008/07/07/robin-williams-daughter-zelda-is-cooler-than-her-dad Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Is Cooler Than Her Dadby Christine Whitney, posted Jul 7th 2008] ]


Zelda's acting debut was in the 2004 film "House of D" opposite Anton Yelchin as his young first love, Melissa Loggia. In House of D, she worked alongside her father, Co-star Robin Williams. Though the film was given mixed reviews, Zelda, along with cast-mate Anton, were well received. She filmed in Chicago in 2007 on the independent film "Were the World Mine", and has recently begun shooting Horror film "Don't Look Up" in Los Angeles.


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