Valerie Velardi, Robin William’s first spouse, has spoken out about their marriage for the first times since his death four-years ago.
She reveals that she allowed her husband’s infidelity during their ten year marriage in the documentary Come Inside My Mind. He loved women. He loved women. She said, “And I got it.”
Unfaithful: Robin William’s first spouse Valerie Velardi has spoken out about their marriage for the first times since his death.
“I understood, and I wanted him that.” But, I also wanted him home.
Robin was an unknown actor at the time they met in San Francisco, California in 1976.
He was bartending. She recalled that he spoke French and offered me a drink. He was also very friendly.
“He wanted me to take him home. I was trying to tease him in French, and we shared a kiss.
Second: Williams divorced his first wife Marsha Garces after ten years of marriage.
“And I just knew that I was going see him again.”
After appearing as an alien in Happy Days’ one-off episode, the character became so popular that he was given his own spin-off — Mork and Mindy. He was a star.
Williams and Valerie had Zachary ‘Zak’ Pym, a son; but after ten long years of marriage, Williams divorced his first wife to make way for Marsha Garces, Zak’s nanny. She was also pregnant by Williams.
The marriage gave birth to two children, Zelda (or Cody) and lasted from 1989 through 2010.
Robin married Susan Schneider, his third wife, the year after. He was still married to Susan when he died in 2014.
Widowed: Robin wed Susan Schneider, his third wife, the year after his death. He was still married to Susan when he took control of his life in 2014.
Valerie and Williams (pictured in 1979 together) had a son, Zachary “Zak” Pym. But after ten years of marriage Williams decided to leave her for their nanny.
Williams (top middle), poses for a photo on set for filming for Mork & Mindy
Robin and Valerie have a smooch at a party hosted in 1970s by Barry Diller (left). It was one of many times they looked loved up while posing for photos.