RIP: Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies at 87

By April 12, 2013
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Famous comedian and actor Jonathan Winters, died on Thursday at his home in Montecito, Calif. He was 87 years old.

You may remember him from his role on Mork & Mindy as their son Mearth from Earth.

But he was also a hilarious comedian.

And a favorite of Johnny Carson, often appearing on the original Tonight Show.

Mr. Winters was famous for his characters like Elwood P. Suggins, a Midwestern Everyman, or one-off creations like the woodland sprite who bounded onto Jack Paar’s late-night show and simperingly proclaimed: “I’m the voice of spring. I bring you little goodies from the forest.”

He made countless appearances in television shows and films.

We remember him fondly and he will be missed.

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