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Tue May 14, 2019, 12:41 PM

Tim Conway, Star of The Carol Burnett Show, Dies at 85

Source: People Magazine

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.

Read more: https://people.com/tv/tim-conway-dies/

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Reply Tim Conway, Star of The Carol Burnett Show, Dies at 85 (Original post)
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:47 PM

1. RIP Tim Conway, I will miss you.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:47 PM

2. RIP Tim. GREAT funny man

His elephant joke routine on the Carol Burnett show is legend


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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:50 PM

3. The Dentist.

Just a profound loss, but he left us with stuff that still makes us laugh.

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Response to maddogesq (Reply #3)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:55 PM

6. Same skit I thought of...

Awesome funny guy.

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Response to maddogesq (Reply #3)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:10 PM

13. beat me to it.

I was about to post the link.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:51 PM

4. Damn.

I guess it was only a matter of time.

So many memories and so many roles. He will be missed.

R.I.P.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:55 PM

5. Decades of humor. Too much to list and remember. RIP Tim Conway.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:55 PM

7. pure comedic genius

I think of all the times he surprised Harvey Korman and made him laugh during a skit.

RIP, Tim. Thank you for making us laugh.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 12:56 PM

8. Thank you Tim Conway!

I have loved this guy's comedic talent going back to his stint on McHale's Navy, but his work with Carol, Harvey, Vicky cannot be beat. Always could bring a belly laugh from me. Rest In Peace Tim Conway.

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Response to gohuskies (Reply #8)

Tue May 14, 2019, 03:43 PM

30. I LOVED Saturday Night Live back in the '70s.

Now I watch those same shows on Netflix, and they just seem terribly dated and not particularly funny to me. A lot of drug humor, "edgy" sexual references, and riffs on pop culture that no one understands anymore.

But the Carol Burnett Show... those skits still have me laughing out loud. Those skits will never get old, because they were all just naturally funny people.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:00 PM

9. Thanks, Tim.

You sure made my life funnier!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:01 PM

10. One of the all-time greats. Chaplin, Keaton, Laurel, Lewis, Conway ...

perhaps not as famous or legendary, but every bit as inventive and funny.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:01 PM

11. Damn. One of the funniest men in the business, a comedic genius

This makes me very sad. RiP, Tim - you will be making people laugh for as long as there are people ro watch your work.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:02 PM

12. Farewell to a life-long favorite.

He was a comedic genius.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:14 PM

14. I didn't want you to go, Tim, but I'm sure glad you were here!

Thank you for all the laughs you gave me. From the bottom of my heart I will miss you.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:18 PM

15. R.I.P. Tim.

His book "What's so funny?" is a good read.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:19 PM

16. Mrs. Ah - Whiggins!

He made the world a better place.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:28 PM

17. He was great as Ensign Parker on McHale's Navy as well.

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Response to CentralMass (Reply #17)

Tue May 14, 2019, 05:31 PM

37. I still remember one episode...

Conway imitated another PT captain, yup, the captain of PT-109.

(1961 or 1962)

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:31 PM

18. Peaceful passage, Funny Man.

You made millions laugh. Thank you.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:35 PM

19. They had a tremendous chemistry and tried to make each other laugh.

They had a tremendous chemistry and tried to make each other laugh.

If they screwed up a scene, it was just as funny as if they did it right.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:36 PM

20. R.I.P., funny man.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:38 PM

21. He and Don Knotts

What a pair!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:43 PM

22. RIP.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 01:59 PM

23. My condolences to all who loves Tim, especially Carol

I watched her show back in the day, and really enjoyed Tim Conway. He had a very special talent.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 02:11 PM

24. Oh, no. Doris Day, now Tim Conway.

This makes me so sad.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #24)

Tue May 14, 2019, 04:08 PM

31. And Peggy Lipton makes three.

After Doris died I thought about that old myth. My dad died out of the blue 6 weeks ago and I have been noticing peoples' deaths a lot since then.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 02:33 PM

25. oh so do rest in peace Mr Conway.

you were truly one of the funny ones.

and had helped mold my sense of humor.

you will so be missed.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 02:51 PM

26. He was one of the funniest people who ever lived...

Thank you and RIP, Tim Conway

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 03:06 PM

27. Truly unique.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 03:35 PM

28. RIP Tim

One of the funniest people, and watched him often, and he was one of a kind.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 03:38 PM

29. One of the, if not the, funniest people of the century.

Loved his every skit! Laughed till I hurt!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 04:15 PM

32. Spongebob Link

Was paired with Ernest Borgnine from McHale’s Navy. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. They worked well even in cartoon form.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 04:48 PM

33. A classic comedian

The CB Show was a wealth of comedic talent.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 05:04 PM

34. Makes me feel old. . . .

Damn. I used to watch the Carol Burnett show religiously, and he was on it all the time.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 05:20 PM

35. Thanks for the laughs Mr. Conway.

Rest in peace.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 05:29 PM

36. Tim was also a famous horse racing jockey.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 05:31 PM

38. RIP Tim

A true comedic genius

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 15, 2019, 02:19 AM

39. Cleveland legend Ghoulardi had some good...

...Tim Conway stories in his book about late night live tv in the '60s. I remember one about Conway's Corvair that only had first gear.

I was a huge fan of his growing up in that era of television. These are the people I wished I'd hung out with.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 15, 2019, 12:59 PM

40. LOVED him!

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