Jonathan Winters – Dead at 87

Jonathan Winters passed away of natural causes at his Montecito, California home at 6:45 p.m. PDT on April 11, 2013, surrounded by family and friends.  Winters was 87 years old.

Here are two videos that feature this funny man at his best.

Jonathan Winters’ Wikipedia page

 

7 thoughts on “Jonathan Winters – Dead at 87

  1. One of my all time favorites. Almost no swearing and lightening fast witted, there will never be another like him.

  2. Always seemed to be in the same category as Red Skelton. Clean light, fun humor and an actual comedian. Able to make jokes that are funny even 20+ years later. The humor today seems to be snarky and mostly political. So much funnier when you have an actual comedian.

  3. TY Jonco for these. I thought he was great too but mostly my Dad did. Brought back memories from Dad who passed in 2005.

    Hope you all didn’t have any damage from recent tornadoes.

  4. Robin Williams has always credited Jonathan Winters with being one of his big influences. You can really see it in these videos.

    • That’s so true. I head that Robin said something to that effect just today on the passing of a really funny man.

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