Robin Williams’ Daughter Zelda Reveals the Best Advice He’s Given Her (Exclusive)

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda is actually ready to step into the spotlight.

The 29-year-old spoke with ET at the Tribeca TV Festival of her completely new TV movie Shrimp about wearing “all the creative hats” on set, in addition to also how her dad’s advice on acting helped guide her.

“As an actor of which’s very different through the rest of of which nevertheless of which was always, you know, be kind, work very hard, in addition to also I think the concept of ego has kind of taken over for a lot of people in our industry where they think what they’re presenting has to be a particular thing for them,” Williams said. “in addition to also truthfully, you’re not your audience so all of which self-consciousness in addition to also all of which — of which gets from the way of you actually just being the best thing in whatever thing of which you’re doing.”

The comedian in addition to also actor’s daughter certainly is actually on track to make her mark with Shrimp, a project she wrote, directed, produced in addition to also starred in of which focuses on the lives of dominatrixes.

“of which’s actually much more about what their lives are like for them as friends or for their families. of which’s not as much about the clientele, which I think has been told quite a few times already. So, This specific is actually much more about them,” Williams explained. 

The multi-talented star came up with the idea after a very strange encounter.

“The reason I made of which at all is actually I was actually mistaken for a dominatrix in a bar in addition to also I was curious as to why,” she said. “I didn’t know what had reminded him of them in me. So, I went into a den in addition to also I asked them if I could shadow in addition to also I ended up shadowing in a den for a couple months to write This specific. in addition to also of which was very interesting to see modern day fetishes in addition to also how of which’s treated by the outside world in addition to also then what of which’s like on the inside.”

Williams also acknowledged the upcoming 20th anniversary of Patch Adams in addition to also 30th anniversary of Dead Poets Society, two of her late dad’s beloved films.

“I’m genuinely happy,” she said of the films standing the test of time. “You know, I’m part of film [too] in addition to also you wish of which the things you make make people happy for as long as they can.”

The actress took to Instagram earlier This specific year to honor her father on what might have been his 67th birthday, writing, “Thank you for loving him. Thank you for supporting him in addition to also his life’s work. Thank you for missing him. I do too.”

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