Publicist: Robin Williams needs heart surgery

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    Publicist: Robin Williams needs heart surgery

    The 57-year-old actor needs an aortic valve replacement, Diane Rosen said in a news release. Williams' representatives would not say when the comedian was admitted to the hospital or where.

    "I'm so touched by everyone's support and well wishes," Williams said in the statement. "This tour has been amazing fun and I can't wait to get back out on the road after a little tune-up."

    Williams was already in Florida when he canceled four shows in the state earlier this week after experiencing shortness of breath.

    Former first lady Barbara Bush, 83, was recovering well from her aortic valve surgery this week, her doctors said. Replacement valves are either manmade
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