Harty Condolence! Tim Conway, the actor and comedian best known for his appearance in The Carol Burnett show, has died. He was 85.
His representative confirmed his death to Us Weekly, saying that the legendary actor passed away on Tuesday, May 14.
The cause of death was now immediately known, however, the rep told the publication that Conway died "following a long illness at a health care facility in Los Angeles. Arrangements are pending."
Less than two years ago, he underwent brain surgery while his wife, Charlene Conway, and their daughter Kelly Conway fought over sole conservatorship over him.
Kelly claimed at the time that her dad was suffering from dementia.
In a statement to Fox News in September 2018, she said,
My brothers and I would like to thank the overwhelming support for my dad from fans all over the world that are contacting me via phone, email and social media. It lifts my brothers and me up to know that so many people love him.
A judge later appointed his wife as the conservator of him. He was "unable to make his own healthcare decisions."
Conway did comedy on The Carol Burnett Show from 1975 to 1978. His played fan favorites Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball on the variety series of Carol Burnett.
His work on the comedy show earned him a Golden Globe Award in 1976 and Emmy Awards in 1973, 1977 and 1978.
Rest In Peace Tim Conway!
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