Local radio show pays tribute to Robin Williams

INDIANAPOLIS - The news of Robin Williams’ death has touched the lives and hearts of many Hoosiers.

The casts of morning radio shows around Indianapolis spent time talking about Williams and what he meant to them.

Members of 99.5 WZPL’s Smiley Morning Show shared stories about their favorite Robin Williams TV shows and movies.

They discussed what a huge loss his death is for fans and the entertainment industry.

Host Dave Smiley said Williams and his character in the movie "Good Morning Vietnam" helped inspire him and his radio career.

"Here's this guy. He's crazy and loud like me. I knew all of the lines to that movie and it's so sad," Smiley said.

The rest of the group said Williams was also inspirational to a lot of comedians and members of improv theaters in central Indiana.

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