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13/08/2014 10:46 BST | Updated 13/08/2014 10:59 BST

Robin Williams Dead: Actor's Daughter Zelda Receives Message Of Support From Kurt Cobain's Daughter Frances Bean

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Robin and Zelda Williams

Frances Bean Cobain has shared a message of support for Zelda Williams, the daughter of Robin Williams, who was found dead on Monday.

Frances, who lost her own father Kurt Cobain when she was a toddler, tweeted Zelda after she posted a tribute to Robin on Instagram.

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Frances Bean Cobain

Zelda has since quit Twitter, after receiving a torrent of hurtful tweets about her father.

Just Jared reports that photoshopped images of the actor were among the vile messages sent to Zelda.

Zelda and her two brothers released a statement on Robin’s death after a news conference, where it was revealed that the Hollywood star was found dead at his California home.

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“Dad was, is and always will be one of the kindest, most generous, gentlest souls I've ever known, and while there are few things I know for certain right now, one of them is that not just my world, but the entire world is forever a little darker, less colourful and less full of laughter in his absence,” Zelda’s statement reads. “We'll just have to work twice as hard to fill it back up again."

A number of celebrities have paid tribute to Robin on Twitter, including Ricky Gervais, who wrote: “I am deeply saddened. He was a lovely man who would keep everyone laughing even if he wasn't feeling good himself. RIP Robin Williams.”

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RIP Robin Williams (1951-2014)

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