Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters Brief Biography

Jonathan Harshman Winters III (November 11, 1925 " April 11, 2013) was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. 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 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 film), Winters's final feature film was The Smurfs 2 in 2013, which is dedicated in his memory.

Jonathan Winters News

• The Almanac for Nov. 11, the 316th day of 2016
• Syfy airs traditional July 4 'Twilight Zone' marathon
• 'American Horror Story' leads Emmy field with 17 noms
• Cory Monteith memorial plan explained by Emmys producer

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