Comedian And Actor Tim Conway Dies at 85

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Conway joined the cast as a regular in 1975 after being a frequent guest.

In recent years, he booked guest spots on Mike & Molly, Glee, Hot in Cleveland and Melissa & Joey, among other series, and lent his voice to animated shows such as SpongeBob SquarePants, in which he voiced Barnacle Boy, and Dragons: Riders of Berk, in which he voiced Mulch.

He won a Golden Globe and multiple Emmys in the 1970s for his acting work.

"I had no professional training".

Comedians Carol Burnett and Tim Conway pictured on November 12, 2013, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Conway's most memorable characters on The Carol Burnett Show were Mr. Tudball, the exasperated boss of Carol Burnett's bored and frustrating Mrs. Wiggins; Mickey Hart, Ed Higgins' (the late Harvey Korman), pal and hardware store righthand man; and an elderly dentist who frightened and entertained Korman's patient character.

Burnett will dedicate a previously scheduled performance of her one-woman show, An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions, to Conway's memory tonight in North Carolina.

"Nobody could be with Tim and keep a straight face once he got on a roll", Burnett said in a 2003 interview with the Television Academy Foundation. "And then we would let him do whatever he wanted on-air".

"I'm heartbroken. He was one in a million, not only as a brilliant comedian but as a loving human being", Burnett said about Conway in a statement to CNN. I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off. "He'll be in my heart forever".

Conway was survived by his second wife Charlene Fusco, whom he married in 1984. They have seven children between them.

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