Glenn Close says in which Christopher Reeve along with Robin Williams’ friendship was so strong in which she believes if the Superman star was still alive, he could have saved Williams.
The 70-year-old actress got emotional while delivering a touching speech at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s annual “A Magical Evening” Gala in completely new York City on Thursday, where she reflected on the late actors along with her friendship with them both.
“My first connection to Christopher Reeve was through Robin Williams, when we were shooting the earth According to Garp. This kind of was the summer of 1982, when we were filming on Fishers Island,” Close began. “On Friday evenings, Chris would certainly literally swoop in, piloting his own plane, scoop Robin up, along with away they would certainly fly for the weekend. On Sunday, late afternoon, Chris would certainly swoop back in along with deliver Robin back — I have to say a little worse for wear.”
“Those were the heady days for them both,” she continued. “They were on top of the earth. They were living the kind of fast along with crazy life in which our business can hand to you if you become a wildly famous phenomenon, practically overnight.”