Born: July 31, 1989
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Zelda Rae Williams (born July 31, 1989) is an American actress and the daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams and Marsha Garces. She was named after Princess Zelda of The Legend of Zelda series of video games. Her first big role was that of Melissa Loggia, the main character's teenage love interest in the 2004 film House of D. In 2007, she was chosen as one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People.
Williams was born in New York City to Marsha Garces Williams, the second wife of Robin Williams. The first of Marsha's two children, Zelda has an older half-brother from Robin's first marriage, Zachary Pym Williams (born April 11, 1983), as well as a younger brother Cody Alan Williams (born November 25, 1991). Zelda moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of San Francisco.
Williams has been quoted as saying she's played "every single sport on the face of the planet." She regularly visits an indoor climbing gym in her hometown of San Francisco. Williams is also a dedicated video game player and Halo 3 fan. She has stated that Wikipedia and Notcot.org are websites she visits frequently. In June 2011, both Zelda and Robin feature in a television commercial for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Furthermore on October 25, 2011, she was the special guest host at the London Zelda Symphony Concert at the Hammersmith Apollo, marking the 25th anniversary of Zelda Series. On November 17, 2011, subscribers to Nintendo emails received an email of her and her father playing the new game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Nintendo Wii. She has stated that Majora's Mask is her favorite game of all time, and voices support of a release of it on the Nintendo 3DS by supporting Operation Moonfall. She appears in the Wynter Gordon music video for "Buy My Love" and she also has a cameo in the new Cobra Starship music video "You Make Me Feel", along with father Robin.
Williams's acting debut was in the 2004 film House of D opposite Anton Yelchin as his young first love, Melissa Loggia. In House of D, she worked alongside her father, co-star Robin Williams. Though the film received mixed reviews, Zelda's and Yelchin's performances were well received.
|1994||In Search of Dr. Seuss||Daughter||Television movie|
|1995||Nine Months||Little Girl No. 3 in Ballet Class|
|2004||House of D||Melissa Loggia|
|2008||Were the World Mine||Frankie|
|2009||Don't Look Up||Matya|
|2010||The Frankenstein Brothers||Kelly Martinson|