Gilbert Gottfried starred in Aladdin as Iago the Parrot along side Robin Williams as the Genie. Although they never met on set, they have known each other for years from the comedy scene.

Like many of Robin's friends and colleagues, Gilbert was deeply saddened by the news of his passing. He wrote this piece for CNN, detailing his memories and a few stories about Robin:

Gilbert will be performing at Carolines tomorrow (Thursday) at 7:30pm. For tickets, click here.