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|July 19, 2019|
Comedian Tim Conway dead at age 85
LOS ANGELES - Comedian Tim Conway has died at age 85, after a battle with dementia, People reports.
Representative Howard Bragman confirmed that the comic died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Conway was best known for his work on CBS’ “The Carol Burnett Show,” winning four Emmy Awards for his work.
After being a featured player in the first eight seasons, Conw
On the show, he had several famous characters, including the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball.
He was also known for making his friend and co-star Harvey Korman break up during sketches.
In the 1960s, Conway played Ensign Parker in the sitcom “McHale’s Navy.”
His filmwork included many movies for Disney, including “The Apple Dumpling Gang,” “The Shaggy D.A.,” “Gus,” and “The World’s Greatest Athlete.”
In later years, Conway played the comically inept diminutive golf instructor Dorf.
Conway is survived by his wife, Charlene, of 35 years, his stepdaughter, six biological children, and two granddaughters.
Story Date: May 19, 2019