Why this Robin Williams video tribute has gone viral

Robin Williams died at the age of 63. Photo/AP
Robin Williams died at the age of 63. Photo/AP

A one-minute video tribute to Robin Williams put together by Irish ad agency ModernGreen has generated more than five million YouTube views in a few days.

The video, based on a Williams' dialogue from Dead Poet's Society and featuring footage from Hook starts with Williams saying: "Please, don't worry so much, because in the end none of us have very long on this Earth".

It ends with him saying: "Make your life spectacular ... I know I did."

The short video articulated what many Robin Williams were thinking when they heard of the news of the death of one of the greatest actors and comedians of the past century.

He died last week at the age of 63.

Watch the video here:

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