Robin Williams's daughter Zelda condemns AI recreation of his voice

October 03, 2023

Zelda Williams says the use of AI in Hollywood isn’t theoretical, but has been happening to her late dad Robin Williams for ‘years’ (Picture: Getty/Instagram)Zelda Williams has spoken out against artificial intelligence (AI), claiming she’s seen it used ‘for years’ to mimic her late dad, Robin Williams’ voice. Now amid the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike, which has been ongoing since July, his daughter Zelda, 34, has spoken out against the use of AI to recreate actors. Actors and screenwriters have been on strike protesting better pay and against the use of AI in the industry. I’ve already heard AI used to get his ‘voice’ to say whatever people want and while I find it personally disturbing, the ramifications go far beyond my own feelings. There’s a video out there promoting some dental plan with an AI version of me.