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#4474070 - 05/14/19 04:44 PM Tim Conway was 85  
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Tim Conway, Star of The Carol Burnett Show, Dies at 85

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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 The Carol 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.

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#4474072 - 05/14/19 04:46 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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RIP to an amazingly talented man. He made me laugh a LOT on the Carol Burnett Show.


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#4474073 - 05/14/19 05:04 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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#4474074 - 05/14/19 05:15 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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He and Harvey Korman were comedic gold on the Carol Burnett Show. RIP.


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#4474080 - 05/14/19 06:14 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Along with Don Knotts, one of the best second-bananas ever. Yes, thanx for the laughs.


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#4474088 - 05/14/19 06:35 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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One of the great comedic actors. RIP.


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#4474120 - 05/14/19 09:07 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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He was so funny, as good as Leslie Nielsen when it came to deadpan delivery.


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#4474133 - 05/14/19 11:31 PM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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sorry to hear this sad news about a man who had great talent to make us laugh like few others.


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#4474135 - 05/15/19 12:00 AM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Definitely a funny guy.

RIP


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#4474136 - 05/15/19 12:05 AM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Tim Conway was one of my favorites. Sorry to hear of his passing.


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Carol Burnett Show outtakes - Tim Conway's Elephant Story

RIP to a very funny, funny, man.


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#4474143 - 05/15/19 12:58 AM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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RIP Sir. Wow, a lot of good memories from the Carol Burnett show. He will be missed, but not forgotten.

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#4474149 - 05/15/19 02:24 AM Re: Tim Conway was 85 [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Grew up watching him on McHales Navy and the Carol Burnett.

May he RIP.


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I also grew up watching him on Carol Burnett Show. Tim Conway was so funny he would crack up his co-stars.
Rest in Peace.

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Tim Conway and Harvey Corman, The best Duo comedians at the time, Loved the show.


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He had a good long life RIP


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