Double Down posts in Dead Poets Society

Aug 14, 2014 | Posted by Denny Hope

(Guest blogger Denny Hope was born and raised in Reno, and attended North Valleys High School. Currently attending TMCC, Denny is pursuing degrees in English and Communications.)

I can’t remember the first time I saw Robin Williams on screen. He was present in various movies of my childhood: Hook (1991); Aladdin (1992); Mrs. Doubtfire (1993); Jumanji (1995); Jack (1996); Flubber (1997). I can recall that by the time the latter was released I not only knew who Robin Williams was, but I knew that he was special.

I was 5.

I don’t know how I came to recognize an actor as ‘great’ before I could spell the word recognize……or actor…..or great, but it happened. Maybe my parents pointed at the screen and told me...