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Jonathan Winters
Original name: Johathan Harshman Winters
Birth: Nov. 11, 1925
Bellbrook
Greene County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2013
Montecito
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

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 du Mort) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Harshman Winters (1898 - 1975)
  Alice Kilgore Rodgers Winters Bahman (1904 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Eileen Ann Schauder Winters (1924 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
Record added: Apr 12, 2013
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Jonathan Winters
Added by: Louis du Mort
 
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Watching and remembering you on "Play Your Hunch" with your wife EileenMay you rest in peace.
- Donald Shelton
 Added: Sep. 15, 2017

- Love Always, Renee
 Added: Sep. 15, 2017
Thank you and God bless you for your service to our great Nation. Rest in Peace.
- LTC B, USAR (ret)
 Added: Aug. 16, 2017
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