Tim Conway, award-winning comedian and “The Carol Burnett Show” star, has died at 85. According to a rep for the late star, he passed away due to complications from a long illness characterized by fluid in the brain.
Conway is best known for starring on “The Carol Burnett Show,” along with multiple Disney comedies in the 1970s. He’s been nominated for 13 Emmys, six times for his involvement in “The Carol Burnett Show” as both a performer and writer, and won six.
“I’m heartbroken. He was one in a million, not only as a brilliant comedian but as a loving human being,” says Burnett in a statement. “I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off. He’ll be in my heart forever.”
In honor of Tim Conway, here is a clip of his comedic genius.