Jimmy Fallon Pays Emotional Tribute to Robin Williams

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Jimmy Fallon got choked up while paying tribute to Robin Williams on The Tonight Show yesterday.

The host began his segment by simply talking about the once-in-a-lifetime performer, telling viewers to look up Williams' amazing stand-up on YouTube before playing footage from Robin's first appearance with Johnny Carson.

Fallon also did an impersonation of Williams and concluded the piece by standing on his desk, Dead Poets Society style, and saying:

"Oh captain, my captain, you will be missed."

Williams tragically killed himself on Monday morning via hanging.

We continue to send our condolences to his family and loved ones.

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