JONATHAN WINTERS DEAD AT 87

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  1. Njaco

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    This man was a comic GENIUS!!

    Jonathan Winters Dead -- Comic Legend Dies at 87 | TMZ.com

    Jonathan Winters, the comedic film and TV actor who was huge in the '70s and '80s on shows like "Mork and Mindy," has died at age 87 ... TMZ has learned.

    Winters died last night of natural causes in Montecito, Calif, around 6:30 p.m., surrounded by friends and family.

    Winters' career began when he won a talent contest, which led to radio gigs and appearances at comedy clubs. He was a staple on the late night TV circuit for decades -- he was one of Jack Paar's favorite guests and a Johnny Carson regular -- and recorded several classic comedy albums.

    He often performed in character ... the best known of which was Maude Frickert, the seemingly sweet old lady with a quick and acid wit.

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    :(It looks like they are all going.
     
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    Sad to hear!
     
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    Another favaorite from my youth.

    RIP Jonathan


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    like the other guys said...one of my favs. flip wilson, foster brooks, etc....
     
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