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Jonathan Winters: His 5 Most Memorable Characters

Posted on 04/12/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

Legacy“If Jonathan Winters ever gets accused of anything, he’s got the perfect alibi,” Tonight Show host Jack Paar once joked. “He was someone else at the time.” Winters, who died on April 11 at age 87 in Montecito, Calif., was capable of conjuring up a seemingly limitless number of personalities, each accompanied by a cacophony of sound effects and unlikely facial contortions. In a 1999 PBS interview, Winters recalled that as an only child in Ohio, he sat alone in …