Death of Jonathan Winters

November 11, 1925 - April 11, 2013
Montecito, California | Age 87

Groundbreaking improv comic dies at 87
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JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Winters was a crowd all by himself, guaranteeing that his multitude of characters, breakneck improvisations and kinetic clownishness kept generations of fans laughing.

Winters, who died Thursday at age 87 at his Montecito, California, home, was a pioneer of improvisational standup comedy, with an exceptional gift for mimicry, a grab bag of eccentric personalities and a bottomless reservoir of creative energy....

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