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Robin Williams leaves behind 4 films, but no 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel

Aug. 12, 2014 at 10:50 AM ET

Ben Stiller and Robin Williams in 2006's "Night at the Museum."
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Ben Stiller and Robin Williams in 2006's "Night at the Museum."

Over a career that spanned more than 35 years, Robin Williams took on dozens of TV and movie roles that shaped a rich legacy for the comedian and Oscar-winning actor. There are more to come. Williams, who was 63 when he died Monday, left behind several projects in various stages of completion. Here's a look at his last roles (and sadly for fans, one lost role).

'Merry Friggin' Christmas'
Here, Williams plays a father who hits the road with his estranged son ("Community's" Joel McHale) when his son realizes the family's holiday gifts were forgotten eight hours away. Fans can expect dark comedy tempered with holiday spirit.
Status: In theaters Nov. 7.

'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'
In this third installment of the "Museum" franchise, Williams rejoins co-star Ben Stiller to reprise his performance as gung-ho Teddy Roosevelt, one of the museum's exhibits who comes to life when the lights go down.
Status: In theaters Dec. 19.

'Absolutely Anything'
The sci-fi animated comedy, directed by Monty Python member Terry Jones, tells the story of a teacher who gets superpowers from aliens. Williams voices Dennis, the teacher's pet — literally. (He's a dog.)
Status: Planned for release in 2015; seeking U.S. distribution

'Boulevard'
Stuck in a marriage of convenience, Williams befriends a street hustler in this drama, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April to positive critical reviews.
Status: Release date not yet set; seeking wide U.S. distribution.

What about 'Mrs. Doubtfire 2'?
Word came in the spring that Williams was attached to this long-awaited sequel to his 1993 blockbuster, but the film still was in development (and the script not yet finalized) when Williams died. Rather than cast another actor in the iconic title role, the filmmakers likely will scrap the project, sources tell Variety. When reached by TODAY, a studio rep at Fox 2000 declined to comment directly on the film's fate.

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