Photographer Unknowingly Captured Photos of an Unknown Robin Williams as Mime In 1974

Closeup of One Mime

In 1974, photographer Daniel Sorine encountered two mimes in New York City’s Central Park who were more than willing to pose for his camera. It wasn’t until many years later that Daniel realized that one of the mimes was a then-unknown Robin Williams and the other was author Todd Oppenheimer.

“What attracted me to Robin Williams and his fellow mime, Todd Oppenheimer, was an unusual amount of intensity, personality and physical fluidity,” Sorine tells us. “When I approached them with my Pentax Spotmatic they allowed me to invite them into my camera instead of me having to chase after them.” – PetaPixel

Closeup of 2 Mimes 1974

2 Mimes in the Park 1974

photos by Daniel Sorine

via PetaPixel

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