Oscar winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, 63, was found dead in his Tiburon home early this morning. A 911 call was placed around 11:55 a.m this morning, about an unresponsive man in his home. Marin County Sheriff's Department pronounced Williams dead on the scene. Although few details have been released, the apparent cause of death was suicide, according to authorities.

Mara Bauxbaum, the official press representative for Williams, said the actor had recently been battling severe depression.

Here is the complete press release. Hip-Hop reacts to the death of Robin Williams.