People: Aug. 21, 2006

FUNNY, HE NEVER SEEMED SOBER Got a good script for a wisecracking fiftysomething with a weakness for schmaltz? California A.A. meetings might be the best place to shop it. In the wake of Mel Gibson's clumsy tumble off the wagon, ROBIN WILLIAMS has announced that "after 20 years of sobriety," he "found himself drinking again and has decided to take proactive measures to deal with this for his own well-being and the well-being of his family." The hyperactive comic, who has three movies due this fall, "looks forward to returning to work," his spokeswoman said. Audiences that saw RV or Jakob...

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