"He had a very, very hyper side with splitting humor, but he also had such a gentle soul," said Joyce, of
The 63-year-old actor was known for his variety of voices and roles on both television and the big screen, including "One Hour Photo," "Patch Adams," "Good Will Hunting," "
Joyce met Williams in the early 1990s when she began scouting locations in southwestern
The last time the two met up in person was 13 years ago at Williams' 50th birthday party.
"It's all really kind of shocking," Joyce said. "I heard it on television. My circle of friends in
Joyce said she had a typed letter on her computer asking Williams to be a part of her next project through her production company,
"I think he should be remembered as a brilliant actor who gave a lot to the world through laughter, despite his difficulties," Joyce said.
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