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JONATHAN WINTERS BIOGRAPHY
Jonathan Winters
actor, voice actor, abstract painter & comedian
Jonathan Winters
1925 2013

Birthday: November 11
(Star Sign: Scorpio)

Best Known For:
CARTOONS (Voice Actor)

The Smurfs

Garfield and Friends

The Little Prince

The Christmas Carol

Paul Bunyan

Little Dracula

Grimley Show

Peter and The Wolf
MOVIES & TV SERIES

The Smurfs 1 & 2

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Mad World

The Flintstones

The Shadow

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

The Loved One

Mork & Mindy
JONATHAN WINTERS:      Trivia / Fun Facts / Jokes    * Voice of Papa    * Best Films    * Play Papa Smurf Game
SMURFY INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN WINTERS
Papa Smurf Jonathan Winters is Papa Smurf
Jonathan Winters was interviewed about his role as Papa Smurf and this is what the comedy legend had to say...

"Papa is older and wiser. If Papa doesn't have all the answers, he certainly has most of them. Papa is the leader, but he leads in a way that it's all about teamwork. With Papa in charge, no Smurf is left behind."
TRIVIA
Jonathan voiced Grandpa Smurf on The Smurfs Cartoon TV Series (by Hanna-Barbera) and Papa Smurf in The Smurfs Movies 1 & 2.

Jonathan met his wife, Eileen Schauder, in 1948 and married her one month later. They were married over 60 years - until her death in 2009.

QUOTES & JOKES
"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it."

"Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others."

"If God had really intended man to fly, Hed make it easier to get to the airport."

"If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!"
FUN FACTS
* Close friend Robin Williams and Jonathan ad-libbed much of their material on the TV Show Mork & Mindy

* Claimed the movie King Kong (1933) made the biggest impression in his youth

* Jonathan earned a salary of $130,000 for his role in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

* Painted a series of abstractionist artwork featured in the book titled "Hang Ups"

* Was voluntarily institutionalized twice in his life (and joked about it in his stand-up comedic act)

* Played a dead champion pool-player opposite Jack Klugman in the episode "A Game of Pool" in The Twilight Zone
FILMOGRAPHY
Film Reel
The Smurfs Movie 2011 It's a Mad Mad Mad World The Flintstones Movie The Shadow The Loved One
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