COMEDIAN TIM CONWAY OF THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW PASSES AWAY
Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist.
Conway passed away Tuesday morning after a long illness in Los Angeles, according to Howard Bragman, the head of LaBrea Media.
“The Carol Burnett Show” aired on CBS from 1967-1978. Conway joined the cast as a regular in 1975 after being a frequent guest. Besides his four Emmy with Burnett, Conway got two more for guest appearances on “Coach” and “30 Rock”.
Conway also had a modest but steady movie career, appearing in such films as”The Apple Dumpling Gang.” He was 85.