Cinema RIP Tim Conway

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  1. sparkuri

    sparkuri God of Thunder
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    Tim Conway has died at the age of 85.

    He passed away at 8:45 a.m. in the Los Angeles area on Tuesday, his rep Howard Bragman confirms to PEOPLE.

    Prior to his death, he suffered complications from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) and had no signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s.

    Conway is survived by his wife of 35 years, his stepdaughter, his six biological children and two granddaughters. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family would like donations to be made to The Lou Ruvo Brain Center at the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    The beloved actor is best known for his work on TheCarol Burnett Show, winning viewers over with characters like the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball, whose accent he has said was inspired by his Romanian mother. He was known to ad-lib his sketches — even surprising his scene partners — and won a Golden Globe Award for the series in 1976, along with Emmys in 1973, 1977 and 1978.

    At a 2013 event promoting his memoir, What’s So Funny? My Hilarious Life, Burnett, now 86, painted her collaborator as an on-set prankster.

    “Tim’s goal in life was to destroy [costar] Harvey Korman,” she told the crowd, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

    “Harvey wet his pants,” Conway bragged.

    It’s an anecdote he also recalled in a 2013 interview with the Los Angeles Times.


    We grew up as kids with Tim Conway, one of the relatively few "clean'ish" comedians in Hollywood.
    Many probably remember Dorf goes fishing, golfing etc.
    He did so much it's hard to point to memories for any particular person.

    With Don Knotts

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  4. johnny longarms

    johnny longarms Active Member

    Oct 17, 2015
    loved him in mchales navy. rip funnyman.
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