Jonathan Winters Obituary


Jonathan Winters dies at 87; comic genius of improvisation




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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One Response to “Jonathan Winters Obituary”

  1. jacktf says:

    Jonathan Winters had an exceptional talent that the world is not likely to see again. Thank you, Mr. Winters, for many good memories, and may God bless you.

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