Legendary comedy actor and Disney Legend Tim Conway passed away this morning at the age of 85. Conway was best known as one of the stars of The Carol Burnett Show for which he won three Emmy’s. Conway’s extensive Disney work includes starring roles in The Apple Dumpling Gang and The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (alongside Don Knotts). He also played memorable supporting roles in The Shaggy D.A. and The World’s Greatest Athlete. Conway was also the voices of Sheriff Sniffer in the Air Buddies series among others.
According to People Magazine:
Prior to his death, he suffered complications from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) and had no signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Conway is survived by his wife of 35 years, his stepdaughter, his six biological children and two granddaughters. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family would like donations to be made to The Lou Ruvo Brain Center at the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tim Conway was named a Disney Legend in 2004.