BirthdayNovember 11, 1925
BirthplaceDayton, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jonathan Winters

    Full name: Jonathan Winters
    Also known as: Jonathan Winters, Winters, Jonathan Harshman, III
    Professions: American comedian, actor, and artist

  2. Jonathan Winters Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. Jonathan Winters Death information

    Died: Thursday, 11th of April, 2013 (Age: 87)

  4. Jonathan Winters Biography

    Jonathan Harshman Winters III (November 11, 1925 – April 11, 2013) was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy albums for the Verve Records label. He also had records released every decade for over 50 years, receiving 11 nominations for Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album during his career and winning a Grammy Award for Best Album for Children for his contribution to an adaptation of The Little Prince in 1975 and the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album for Crank(y) Calls in 1996.With a career spanning more than six decades, Winters also appeared in hundreds of television show episodes/series and films combined, including eccentric characters on The Steve Allen Show, The Garry Moore Show, The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters (1972–74), Mork & Mindy, Hee Haw, and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. He also voiced Grandpa Smurf on The Smurfs (1986–89) and Papa Smurf in The Smurfs (2011). Winters’ final feature film was The Smurfs 2 in 2013, which is dedicated in his memory.In 1991, Winters earned an Emmy Award for his supporting role in Davis Rules. In 1999, Winters was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. In 2002, he earned an Emmy nomination as a guest star in a comedy series for Life with Bonnie. In 2008, Winters was presented with a Pioneer TV Land Award by Robin Williams.Winters also spent time painting and presenting his artwork, including silkscreens and sketches, in many gallery shows. He authored several books. His book of short stories, titled Winters' Tales (1988), made the bestseller lists.

  5. Jonathan Winters Family

    Spouse: Eileen Schauderher death
    Siblings: Five grandchildren
    Childrens: Jay Winters, Lucinda Winters
    Parents: Alice Kilgore , Jonathan Harshman Winters II

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