Tim Conway

Tim Conway

85 (passed away May. 14th, 2019)
Dec. 15th, 1933
Born in
Willoughby, Ohio, USA
5' 6

Tim Conway's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
SpongeBob SquarePants TV Show
SpongeBob SquarePants
McHale's Navy TV Show
McHale's Navy
The Carol Burnett Show (1967) TV Show
The Carol Burnett Show (1967)
Carol Burnett & Company TV Show
Carol Burnett & Company
Carol Burnett and Friends TV Show
Carol Burnett and Friends
The Flip Wilson Show TV Show
The Flip Wilson Show
Pioneers of Television TV Show
Pioneers of Television
The Golden Palace TV Show
The Golden Palace
Cher TV Show
Rango TV Show
The Jacksons TV Show
The Jacksons
The New Steve Allen Show TV Show
The New Steve Allen Show
Ace Crawford, Private Eye TV Show
Ace Crawford, Private Eye
Carol & Company TV Show
Carol & Company
Hiller and Diller TV Show
Hiller and Diller
Living in TV Land TV Show
Living in TV Land
The 700 Club TV Show
The 700 Club
Turn-On TV Show
The Tim Conway Show (1970) TV Show
The Tim Conway Show (1970)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Tim Conway is a legendary comic actor and performer best known as a regular on "The Carol Burnett Show" in the mid 70's. Viewers delighted in Tim's adlibs in hopes to make fellow cast members, especially Harvey Korman, break out of character and start to laugh. Prior to "Carol Burnett" Tim starred in "McHale's Navy" with Ernest Borgnine. His character was Ensign Parker, Borgnine's inept second-in-command.
Tim has also enjoyed success in several movies. Most notably "The Apple Dumpling Gang" with Don Knotts.
In the mid 90's he produced a video with sequences of his "Dorf" character in the outdoors and sold successfully sold it through TV advertisements.
Tim Conway continues to entertain fans worldwide.

  • Was local TV comedy team partner with 'Ernie Anderson' (qv) (father of director 'Paul Thomas Anderson' (qv)) until Conway moved away from Cleveland.
  • Comedienne 'Rose Marie (I)' (qv) discovered him and arranged for him to audition for _"The Steve Allen Show" (1956)_ (qv). He so impressed Allen that Conway wound up with a regular spot on the show.
  • Has been called "the best second-banana in the business".
  • Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 115-116. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  • Earned a degree in television and radio from Bowling Green State University.
  • First name was changed to Tim to avoid confusion with 'Tom Conway (I)' (qv)
  • Father of 'Tim Conway Jr.' (qv) and 'Kelly Conway (I)' (qv).
  • He is a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

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