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The Cast Of "Good Will Hunting" Reacts To The Death Of Robin Williams

"Robin brought so much joy into my life and I will carry that joy with me forever," Matt Damon said.

Posted on August 12, 2014, at 8:12 p.m. ET

"Good Will Hunting" New York City Premiere
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"Good Will Hunting" New York City Premiere

Robin Williams with his second wife Marsha Garces
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Robin Williams with his second wife Marsha Garces

Ben Affleck wrote on Facebook he was "heartbroken" over the news of his friend and former co-star's death Monday.

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Matt Damon reacted to the news in a statement Tuesday. "Robin brought so much joy into my life and I will carry that joy with me forever. He was such a beautiful man, I was lucky to know him and I will never, ever forget him."

Matt Damon statement on the passing of his "Good Will Hunting" co-star Robin Williams:

Marlow Stern@MarlowNYC

Matt Damon statement on the passing of his "Good Will Hunting" co-star Robin Williams:

3:51 PM - 12 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Minnie Driver, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, director Gus Van Sant and guest.
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Minnie Driver, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, director Gus Van Sant and guest.

Minnie Driver also tweeted: "My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone."

My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family.

Minnie Driver@driverminnie

My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family.

4:31 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite