The world was shaken this week with news iconic comedian and actor Robin Williams had passed away.

The funny man, who starred in classics Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Will Hunting and Patch Adams just to name a few, was found dead in his California home on Monday (August 11).

His publicist released an official statement when the news broke noting he “had been battling severe depression of late” and adding his passing is “a tragic and sudden loss.”

Several country stars had ties to Williams, who most recently starred in the CBS sitcom The Crazy Ones.

Both Brad Paisley and Kelly Clarkson made guest appearances on the show.

Reba McEntire, The Oak Ridge Boys and Wynonna Judd also knew Williams on a personal level.

Taylor Swift, The Band Perry, Brett Eldredge and others also took to Twitter to offer their condolences.

While an official cause of death is undergoing investigation, the Marin County Sheriff’s Department confirms Williams died of an apparent suicide.

He was 63.