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August 12, 2014 1:25 PM EDT

Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11 at age 63, was a tough act for any comedian to follow, says Louie Anderson, who remembers being backstage at comedy clubs listening to Williams perform. Here, Anderson honors the man who made audiences’ hearts “buzz” as well as their heads:

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