Robin Williams' son pays tribute to his late father by getting married on his birthday

Publish Date
Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 6:20PM

Robin Williams' son has touchingly paid tribute to his late father by tying the knot on the actor's birthday on Sunday.

The iconic movie star of such films as Good Morning Vietnam and Mrs Doubtfire took his own life in 2014, at the age of 63.

Robin's youngest son, Cody Williams, married his longtime girlfriend, Maria Flores at their family home on what would have been the actor's 68th birthday. 

 


Cody Williams with his father Robin Williams in 2001. Photo / Getty

The newlyweds exchanged their vows in front of close friends and family members, including his sister Zelda, 29, and brother Zachary, 36.

According to PEOPLE magazine, the pair paid tribute to Robin with wedding guests holding up yellow roses while a recording of Maria singing 'Never Enough' played.

A candle with three wicks was also lit to signify undying love for those who died.

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Zelda took to Instagram to congratulate the newlyweds, writing: "The 21st of July has meant many things to me over the years. It's the birthday of one of my favourite souls still on this earth, @junotemple. It's the day Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon (as a space nerd, that's pretty damn important)."

"And it was the day my Dad was born, and the last day I got to see him."

"That last one had begun to usurp the joy of the first two in recent years... that is, until two days ago, when it became something new."

"On the 21st of July, 2019, it became the day I officially gained a new sister!"

"To @mariaaafloresssswilliams and Cody, you are a light in all of our lives. I'm so grateful to have paid witness to your love over the years, to have watched you grow and care for each other in ways we should all be so lucky to experience. You were already part of the family in my eyes, but now there's an official slip of paper somewhere that agrees!"

"Zak, Mom and I love you both dearly, and I think I can speak for all of us when I say CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BRIDE AND GROOM!!!"

 

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