Jonathan Harshman Winters, III (1925 - 2013) MP

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Birthplace: Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Montecito, Santa Barbara, California, United States
Cause of death: Natural causes
Occupation: comedian, actor, and artist
Managed by: Allen Fleagle
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About Jonathan Harshman Winters, III

Jonathan Harshman Winters III (born November 11, 1925) is an American comedian, actor, and artist.

Winters was born in Bellbrook, Ohio, the son of Alice Kilgore (née Rodgers), a radio personality, and Jonathan Harshman Winters II, an investment broker. He is a descendant of Valentine Winters, founder of the Winters National Bank in Dayton, Ohio (now part of JPMorgan Chase). Of English and Scotch-Irish ancestry, Winters has described his father as an alcoholic who had trouble holding a job.[citation needed] When he was seven, his parents separated, and Winters' mother took him to Springfield, Ohio to live with his maternal grandmother.

At age 17, Winters quit high school and joined the United States Marine Corps and served two and a half years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Upon his return he attended Kenyon College. He later studied cartooning at Dayton Art Institute, where he met Eileen Schauder, whom he married in 1948.

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November 11, 1925
Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio, United States
Age 22
April 12, 2013
Age 87
Montecito, Santa Barbara, California, United States