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'The Carol Barnett Show' actor Tim Conway dies at 85

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American actor-comedian passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85 in

Howard Bragman, Conman's representative, confirmed the news to People. The was suffering complications from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) and had no signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.

'The Carol Burnett Show' is survived by his 35-year-old wife, his step-daughter, six children and two grand-daughters. Conway's family would like donations to be made to The at the Clinic,

won the hearts of people with his characters like the Oldest Man and Mr Tudball, whose accent the had told was inspired by his Romanian mother.

earned a for 'The Carol Burnett Show' in 1976 and in 1973, 1977 and 1978.

Before joining Hollywood, Conway also served in the army, which was followed by his work at a local station in

Conway in an interview given to said, "I had no professional training. I had a sense of humour and had been in front of a microphone."

After featuring as a guest actor in 'The Carol Burnett Show', he was made regular in 1975. The actor had his own sitcom 'The Conway Show' that lasted for one season in 1970.

Before his wedding to Charlene in 1984, Conway was married to from 1961-78. They share seven children: sons Jaime, Tim Jr, Pat, and and daughters and

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 10:01 IST