Tim Conway 15 members · 0 stories

Inspired by the groups dedicated to Robin Williams, Tony Jay, Christopher Lee, and Alan Rickman this group has been made as a dedication to one of the greatest comedians of all time: Tim Conway, a comedian and actor who can be particularly noted for his spontaneous improvisation and animated performances, as well as for trying to make his co-stars break character and laugh during performing, such as Harvey Korman.

Some of Conway's best known roles and performances today come from that of portraying the inept Ensign Charles Parker in "McHale's Navy", a 1960s World War II situational comedy. He has also been known for being a series regular on The Carol Burnett Show, as well as for his collaborations with Don Knotts in "The Apple Dumpling Gang", "The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again", "Gus", "The Prize Fighter", and "The Private Eyes", three of which were all films made by Disney. Additionally, Conway starred in several other Disney films outside of the ones he collaborated with Knotts on, his film work with the company earning him a Disney Legend award in 2004. He also starred as the character of Dorf in a series of direct-to-video comedy sports films.

Conway likewise lent his voice to several animated tv series and films, such as providing the voice of himself in an episode of "The New Scooby-Doo Movies", the voice of the father of Fred Jones in "Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!", Bampy Botsford in three episodes of "Wordgirl", and Deputy Sniffer in four films of the "Air Buddies" series. His most recognized of voice works, however, comes from voicing the role of Barnacle Boy in Nickelodeon's "Spongebob Squarepants", which was his second collaboration with "McHale's Navy" co-star Ernest Borgnine.

Outside of his film and comedic work, though, he has been noted for his lifelong friendships with several of his co-stars, most notably, Borgnine, Knotts, Korman, Carol Burnett, Ernie Anderson, Rose Marie, Bob Newhart, and Pasquale Murena. Carol Burnett had even noted in an interview that he was as kind and warm as he was talented.

Conway's final film role was as the voice of a seagull in "The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water", having later retired from acting in 2015 due to health problems.

On May 14, 2019, Conway died at the age of 85 from complications of normal pressure hydrocephalus, which began around 2018. As a result of him no longer being among the living, this group is made for all who are fans of Tim Conway and to commemorate him in his memory. It is also made in honor of how much he has done for this world, and the fact that he beautifully impacted the lives of everyone around the globe.

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For giving me shows that I will forever remember from my childhood, I will join this group in honor of his memory:pinkiesad2:.

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