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Jonathan Winters Obituary

Friday, April 12th, 2013

OBITUARY

Jonathan Winters dies at 87; comic genius of improvisation

 

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Jonathan Winters was admired by a generation of comedians for his brilliant wit, gift of mimicry and a boundless imagination. ‘The characters are my jokes,’ he explained.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Special to the Los Angeles Times
April 13, 2013

 

Jonathan Winters, whose talent for mimicry, sound effects and improvisation made him a comic original and creative godfather to later generations of comedians like Lily Tomlin and Robin Williams, died Thursday at his longtime home in Montecito. He was 87.

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