Comedian And Actor Tim Conway Dies at 85


Beloved actor and comedian Tim Conway has passed away at the age of 85, his family confirmed Tuesday morning.

A six-time Emmy Award victor, Conway died Tuesday at 8:45 Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

People reports Conway faced complicates from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and showed no signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.

Conway joined the cast of The Carol Burnett Show in 1975 but had already been making frequent - and fan favorite - guest appearances on the variety sketch show for eight seasons. Pandemonium breaks out, as Match Game's resident lothario Richard Dawson dips Burnett and plants a kiss on her. Rayburn mimics Dawson, except he grabs Conway instead. I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off.

In one popular skit, Conway's portrayal of an inept dentist who accidentally injects himself with painkiller resulted in Korman, who was playing the patient, laughing so hard that he wet his trousers, Burnett said.

Conway was born on December 15, 1933, just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, in nearby Willoughby, Illinois. He also starred in "The Tim Conway Show", and had recurring roles on "Married With Children" and "Yes, Dear", and voiced the character Barnacle Boy on "SpongeBob SquarePants".

Following the Allen show, Conway gained attention as the incompetent Ensign Charles Parker on the Ernest Borgnine sitcom "McHale's Navy" from 1962-66.

While America was laughing at Conway, so were his co-stars: Burnett and Harvey Korman were often caught by the camera trying not to crack up during his performances. Conway is survived by his wife of of more than 30 years, Charlene Fusco.