Tim Conway, ‘Carol Burnett Show’ star, dead at 85

Image zoom

The actor won Emmys for his work on The Carol Burnett Show in 1973, 1977, and 1978 and a Golden Globe in 1976.

The actor is best known for his work on "The Carol Burnett Show" where he cracked his castmates up with his signature deadpan comic delivery. I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off.

Conway, 85, has passed away.

Conway died at 8:45 a.m.in the Los Angeles area.

Conway's other most memorable recurring characters included an elderly man whose shuffling pace always caused trouble and Mr. Tudball, a businessman plagued by an indifferent and inept secretary played by Burnett.

Jimmy Carter recovering from surgery after fall, Carter Center says
The 39th president of the United States is now recovering "comfortably" in the hospital alongside his wife, Rosalynn. He received his first radiation treatment at age 90, and four months later, he was - remarkably - cancer free.

The stars of 'The Carol Burnett Show, ' Clockwise from top: Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett and Tim Conway, circa 1975.

He enjoyed success in a series of "Dorf" comedy films and appeared in such movies as The Apple Dumpling Gang, Gus and The Shaggy D.A. He frequently guest-starred on the most popular shows of the day, including Married with Children and Mad About You.

Conway is survived by his wife of 35 years, Charlene, and six children from his first marriage, including KFI-AM (640) talk show host Tim Conway, Jr. and his daughter Kelly Conway, who had fought with her stepmother in court over his care.

Fellow laugh makers especially are honoring the funnyman on Tuesday, including Burnett, who said in a statement, "I'm heartbroken".

Share your favorite memories of Tim Conway on our Facebook page.

Related News:

  • MPs call for Jeremy Kyle Show to be axed after man's death

    MPs call for Jeremy Kyle Show to be axed after man's death

    Ms Callaghan said Mr Dymond had been "quietly struggling", but praised the show's team for their after-care efforts. She told The Sun: 'They were brilliant. "They were really persistent in offering him help".
    Duke Basketball: Zion Williamson’s best dunks of the 2018-19 season

    Duke Basketball: Zion Williamson’s best dunks of the 2018-19 season

    The new rules also state if the player wants to go back to college, they have to remove their name from consideration by May 29th. Butler was, of course, a player who drove a lot of drama but was a large reason the team was finally able to make the playoffs .
    Apple A13 the chip behind iPhone 11 is on mass production

    Apple A13 the chip behind iPhone 11 is on mass production

    They say that the new high-end models are codenamed D43 and D44, while the successor to the iPhone XR is called N104 internally. The reports also suggest that the mass production of the Apple A13 chips will start from this month itself.
  • Athletics trade Edwin Jackson to Blue Jays

    Athletics trade Edwin Jackson to Blue Jays

    Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr . doubled in the first, extending his streak of reaching safely to five plate appearances. I still like the White Sox I recommended, though I am slightly less bullish on them now tnan I was earlier this morning.
    Republicans Slam Rep. Tlaib for Holocaust Remarks

    Republicans Slam Rep. Tlaib for Holocaust Remarks

    Cheney's quote, meanwhile, says nothing about the " calming feeling " portion of Tlaib's statement at all. "Democrat Rep. But they did it in a way that took their human dignity away and it was forced on them", Tlaib said in the podcast .
    Assange May Be Extradited To Sweden Case After London Jail Time

    Assange May Be Extradited To Sweden Case After London Jail Time

    While a case of alleged sexual misconduct was dropped in 2017 when the statute of limitations expired, a rape allegation remains. That case was adjourned until May 30 for a procedural hearing, with another hearing planned for June 12, according to Reuters.
  • Apple launches redesigned TV app, adds Channels feature and curated sections

    Also, there's a brand new iTunes library that gives users access to more than 100,000 movies and TV series. The pricing of the streaming services through Apple TV channels is the same as the standalone apps.
    China to hike tariffs on $60 billion in USA  goods

    China to hike tariffs on $60 billion in USA goods

    Trump started raising tariffs last July over complaints China steals or pressures companies to hand over technology. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 2.1 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled 2.9 percent.
    Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty to College Admissions Fraud

    Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty to College Admissions Fraud

    Parents still fighting the charges include fellow actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli . Singer has admitted that he paid "proctors" to correct wrong answers on students' tests or take the exam in their place.
  • Hamilton dedicates Spanish Grand Prix win to young fan with terminal cancer

    Hamilton dedicates Spanish Grand Prix win to young fan with terminal cancer

    Mercedes have sent their Formula One vehicle to the home of a terminally ill boy who Lewis Hamilton said inspired him to victory in Spain.
    Trump may provoke US  lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

    Trump may provoke US lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

    In an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN, Giuliani said McGahn was "wrong" about what Trump asked him and "hopelessly confused". McGahn prepared to resign at one point rather than carry out Trump's instructions.

    Aaron Rodgers Eliminated by Dragon in 'Game of Thrones' Cameo

    The self-proclaimed "King of the North" teased the appearance last week when he said "Episode 5 should be good" on Twitter. Television sports reporter Lily Zhao posted video of Rodgers, in costume, talking about his bit part on the show.


Most liked

PBS reveals 'Arthur' character Mr. Ratburn is gay
The students assume his intended is a woman, but when they get to the wedding, they meet his new husband. There's still no word on why Arthur and his friends haven't graduated the third grade after 22 years.

Antoine Griezmann Confirms He's Leaving Atletico Madrid
Since 2014, he's been at Atletico and has scored 133 goals in 252 games for the club, winning three trophies. A native of Macon, France , the 28-year-old World Cup victor joined Atleti in 2014 from Real Sociedad .

Kamala Harris vows to take executive action on gun control if elected
If she becomes president, however, she won't wait for Congress to take action. "No, that's not what I meant, I know it was interpreted that way", she said.

Top takeaways from Blazers-Nuggets Game 7
The sentiment hasn't changed heading into Sunday's Game 7 in Denver . "They had their chances and they just used it smarter". A Damian Lillard 3-pointer gives the Trail Blazers their biggest lead of the game at 81-76 with 8:51 remaining.

Jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in third Roundup trial
The German chemicals giant faces more than 13,400 USA lawsuits over the herbicide's alleged cancer risk. Bayer released a statement following the jury's decision, vowing to fight back.

Deepest ever dive finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench
He spent four hours exploring the bottom of the trench in his sub, built to withstand the vast pressure of the deep ocean. Vescovo is planning to complete his historic expedition in late August when he dives the Molloy Deep in the Arctic Ocean.

United abandoned De Ligt pursuit because of weight concerns
Things have been on hold with so much at play, but Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu has already hinted he knows how things will end up.

IPL final 2019 | Mumbai beat Chennai, Shane Watson 80
But Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga trapped Shardul Thakur lbw to claim a record fourth title for Mumbai. No one quite knows why Shane Watson hesitated for the second, when a run was clearly on.

Suns Josh Jackson Arrested At Rolling Loud Music Festival
As an officer escorted him out of the club, Jackson pulled his arm away from the officer and was handcuffed, the report said. This all stems from Jackson trying to enter the VIP section of the music festival without having the proper pass.

Leonard sinks buzzer, sends Raptors to East Finals
Dame and CJ being locked in from the outset = Portland at their best. "They look at me as their best player", Jokic said postgame. Averaging 26.4 points and 14.4 rebounds, out of the five semifinal games, he's logged two triple-doubles and two double-doubles.

John Beilein hired as next Cleveland Cavaliers head coach
Beilein replaces Larry Drew, who finished last season after Tyronn Lue was sacked six games into the campaign. Talks between the Cavaliers and Beilein escalated quickly over the weekend with a deal reached on Sunday.

Arsenal boss Emery: Golden Boot was Aubameyang target
Salah , 26, scored 32 goals last term. "I don't throw that word around lightly, it's a fantastic achievement". Arsenal's season is now dependant on whether they can win the Europa League.

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly case
Illinois allows only direct purchasers of a product to file suits in federal court claiming violations of antitrust laws. Apple keeps 30% of the sales price, where it is set, Kavanaugh said in a summary he read from the bench.

Israel reopens 2 crossings with Gaza Strip after 8-day closure
This week's demonstrations were seen as a key test for a fragile truce agreed between Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas and Israel . That fighting, which involved Hamas rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, left 29 Palestinians and four Israelis dead.

Premier League Highlights: Manchester City Retain Premier League Title, Liverpool Finish Second
"It is important if you take the title here and go to the Champions League ". Saying it was unexpected is an understatement.