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Robin Williams' Youngest Son Cody Williams Gets Married On His Dad's Birthday

Robin Williams' Youngest Son Cody Williams Gets Married On His Dad's Birthday

Robin Williams' youngest son married his long-term partner on the what would have been the actor's 68th birthday.

In a ceremony at his father's home, Cody Williams got hitched to Maria Flores last Sunday.

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The 27-year-old was surrounded by his family, including his sister Zelda, 29, who raised a glass to her brother for marking their dad's birthday in such a special way.

According to reports in People, a recording of Maria singing 'Never Enough' was played during the service while each guest held up a yellow rose.

Zelda - who was named after her dad's favourite video game - posted a photo to Instagram, praising Cody's decision to have his wedding day on the 21 July.

Sharing several pics from the day, she wrote: "The 21st of July has meant many things to me over the years.

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Cody tied the knot with long-term partner Maria Flores. Credit: Instagram
Cody tied the knot with long-term partner Maria Flores. Credit: Instagram

"It's the birthday of one of my favorite 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."

She then took the opportunity to welcome her new sister-in-law into the family.

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

Zelda paid tribute to her brother for getting married on such a special day. Credit: PA
Zelda paid tribute to her brother for getting married on such a special day. Credit: PA

"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!!!" she added.

Robin Williams was just 63 when he died in August 2014 after taking his own life. Speaking on Good Morning Britain about his later father, the Aladdin actor's eldes son said: "It was sad to see someone who was suffering so. As a family member and a child, you want to do everything you can to help soothe and ease what seemed to be intense personal pain.

"And there were times where it felt like there was helplessness from my part, I didn't know what I could do, or how I could be of the best support."

Featured Image Credit: Jim Spellman/Wire Image

Topics: Instagram, TV and Film, Interesting, Robin Williams, US Entertainment

Dominic Smithers

Dominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c'est la vie. Contact us at [email protected]

 

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