|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1925|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2013|
Santa Barbara County
Actor, Comedian. Born Jonathan Harshman Winters III, he joined the United States Marine Corps during his senior year of high school and upon his discharge attended the Dayton Art Institute. He began his entertainment career by winning a talent contest in 1950, which led to first hosting a children's television show, then a game show followed by a talk show. On television, he was featured in episodes in the series "Omnibus", "The Twilight Zone", "The Bob Hope Show", "Hot Dog", "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home", "Hee Haw" and "Mork and Mindy". Although nominated several times, his only Emmy win was for Best Supporting Actor in the situational comedy television series "Davis Rules". He appeared in a number of motion pictures, including "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1964), "The Loved One" (1965), "Penelope" (1966), "Eight on the Lam" (1967), "Viva Max" (1969), "The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh" (1979), "The Longshot" (1986), "Moon Over Parador" (1988) and '"The Flintstones" (1994). From 1960 through 2011 he recorded several comedy albums, winning Grammys for "The Little Prince" and "Crank Calls". He was awarded the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor in 1999. (bio by: Louis M.)
Jonathan Harshman Winters (1898 - 1975)
Alice Kilgore Rodgers Winters Bahman (1904 - 1970)
Eileen Ann Schauder Winters (1924 - 2009)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis M.
Record added: Apr 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108374434
Best deadpan expression in the business. So much funnier than a lot of today's comedians. RIP - PHyllis|
Added: Sep. 9, 2016
God bless you and thank you for your contributions to the entertainment industry. Rest in Peace.|
Added: Sep. 4, 2016
Added: Aug. 26, 2016
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