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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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  • Jim Keck avatar Aug-23-2017, 15:48:32

    Daily Quote: If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it." Comedian, Jonathan Winters

  • Dru avatar Aug-23-2017, 15:06:09

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

  • Cloaked Press, LLC avatar Aug-23-2017, 14:55:11

    RT @gary_hensel: I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it. - Jonathan Winters #quote https://t.co/gkXYK1zouc

  • THAT'S FUNNY! avatar Aug-23-2017, 14:21:21

    #Laugh at Jonathan Winters Used Pet Shop on https://t.co/3OKIUIM0c1 #comedy #funny #standup

  • christopher pennock avatar Aug-23-2017, 13:32:34

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

  • Sean Murphy avatar Aug-23-2017, 13:30:55

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

  • Becca Piano avatar Aug-23-2017, 13:30:38

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

  • TJartist avatar Aug-23-2017, 11:53:09

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

  • ChrisK avatar Aug-23-2017, 11:37:48

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

  • Mike Snyderman avatar Aug-23-2017, 11:21:01

    RT @RoseMarie4Real: U kids know what I did on tv, but you probably don't know that among my friends I'm known for my sauce. Jonathan Winter…

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