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Date of Death: Apr 11, 2013
Cause(s) of Death: Natural causes
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Jonathan Harshman Winters III (born November 11, 1925) is an American comedian, actor, and artist. Winters was born in Bellbrook, Ohio, the son of Alice Kilgore (née Rodgers), a radio personality, and Jonathan Harshman Winters II, an investment broker. He is a descendant of Valentine Winters, founder of the Winters National Bank in Dayton, Ohio (now part of JPMorgan Chase). Of English and Scotch-Irish ancestry, Winters has described his father as an alcoholic who had trouble holding a job. When he was seven, his parents separated, and Winters' mother took him to Springfield, Ohio to live with his maternal grandmother. At age 17, Winters quit high school and joined the United States Marine Corps and served two and a half years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Upon his return he attended Kenyon College. He later studied cartooning at Dayton Art Institute, where he met Eileen Schauder, whom he married in 1948. Winters is a brother of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (Lambda chapter). His career began as a result of a lost wristwatch, about six or seven months after his marriage to Eileen. The newlyweds couldn’t afford to buy another one. Then Eileen read about a talent

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  • WattersGardenCenter avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:52:42

    I liked a @YouTube video 1986: Jonathan Winters and Robin Williams improvise

  • Beautiful Reflection avatar Apr-26-2017, 23:35:41

    If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it. - Jonathan Winters

  • Scott Porman avatar Apr-26-2017, 22:50:21

    "I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it." - Jonathan Winters

  • 井鷹 冬樹@なろう&カクヨム avatar Apr-26-2017, 22:19:12

    【定期・宣伝】 是非是非! 企画『The Killer's Project』の第2回2nd turn参加作品です。 『Jonathan Burning -最後通牒-』 読んで頂けると嬉しいです!!

  • Unscathed avatar Apr-26-2017, 20:25:06

    RT @mindthequote: I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it. - Jonathan Winters #quote #WednesdayWisdom…

  • The Six Figure Coach avatar Apr-26-2017, 20:00:00

    If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! –Jonathan Winters

  • Pop Culture Madness avatar Apr-26-2017, 19:41:13

    "I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it." - Jonathan Winters

  • 井鷹 冬樹@なろう&カクヨム avatar Apr-26-2017, 17:50:13

    【定期・宣伝】 おっひさー! 企画『The Killer's Project』の第2回2nd turn参加作品です。 『Jonathan Burning -最後通牒-』 楽しく書けた気がするよ……

  • Therese Crutcher-Mar avatar Apr-26-2017, 17:00:58

    I always liked Jonathan Winters. I recently watched a special on Robin Williams, my favorite actor, and learned...

  • Nimble Quotes avatar Apr-26-2017, 16:23:16

    Take a leap! "You'll never make it great at anything by playing it safe." Jonathan Winters #SalesQuotes

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