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Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters


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Also Known As: Died: April 11, 2013
Born: November 11, 1925 Cause of Death: Natural causes
Birth Place: Bellbrook, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Smurfs 2, The (2013)
The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants - and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can tu
Smurfs, The (2011)
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they leave their magical world and end up in the middle of Central Park. The Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.
Certifiably Jonathan (2011)
Jonathan Winters, 85-year-old comic genius, is a gifted painter. He dreams of having his paintings hang in the Museum of Modern Art. When Jonathan's art exhibitions in Beverly Hills and Las Vegas fail, a discouraged Jonathan is ready to abandon his dream. The filmmakers decide to help by hunting dow
Tell Them Who You Are (2004) as Cast
As a director of photography, Haskell Wexler has a reputation for brilliance. He has worked with the world's most accomplished directors including Elia Kazan, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. He has won two Academy Awards in a career that includes numer
Swing (2004) as Bill
Anthony Verdi is a young man caught between his dream of being a full-time musician and the conventional life of his security-minded father and long-time fiancé. But Anthony has the encouragement of several important people around him. There is Bill Verdi, his loving great-uncle, who is determined t
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000) as Jeb; Ohio Cop With Bullhorn; Whoppa Chopper Pilot
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
Arabian Knight (1995) as Voice Of Thief
Tack, a humble cobbler, accidentally earns the enmity of evil sorcerer Zigzag, but Princess Yum Yum intercedes on his behalf. Zigzag turns to warlord One-Eye to topple King Nod, and Tack suddenly finds himself defending Baghdad.
Daisy-Head Mayzie (1995) as Voice
Based on Dr. Seuss' posthumously discovered story, Daisy-Head Mayzie is about a girl who awakes one morning to find a daisy growing out of her head. The various reactions she receives from schoolmates, adults, the media and a hive of bees provide a cautionary tale on the perils of overnight success.
Yogi the Easter Bear (1994) as Ranger Mortimer
Shadow, The (1994) as Wainwright Barth
Lamont Cranston is a millionaire playboy with a hidden life as a mysterious superhero. Now, he'll have to stop his nemesis Shiwan Khan from destroying New York City with an atomic bomb. Based on the famous pulp character from the 30s.
Flintstones, The (1994) as Grizzled Man
A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.
Moon Over Parador (1988) as Ralph
A Caribbean government minister persuades an American actor to impersonate the country''s dictator, who is actuallly dead.
Say Yes (1986) as W D Westmoreland
When the tremendously rich W.D. Westmoreland dies, a condition in his will greatly afftects his grandson Luke. Luke will inherit his granfather's entire fortune if he marries before he turns thirty-five. This is quite a problem, since Luke's thirty-fifth birthday is tomorrow, but he tries to find a
Longshot, The (1986) as Tyler
Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, The (1979) as Hs Harvey Tilson
A basketball team is in the bottom heading down until the team''s 12-year old water boy decides that their help must come from the heavens.
Viva Max! (1969) as Gen. Billy Joe Hallson
When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Max, a general in the Mexican army decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men over the border into Texas and re-captures the Alamo. This upsets the Texans greatly. The Texas National Guard is sent to retake the mission. Normally this would be easy as Max's men have left all of their ammunition back in Mexico, but the State department insists that no one be killed and so the National Guard also goes in with unloaded weapons.
8 on the Lam (1967) as Jasper Lynch
After he is falsely accused of embezzling at the bank where he works, a widower, his seven children, and their maid find themselves on the lam.
Penelope (1966) as Professor Klobb
A neglected wife turns to bank robbery to get her husband''''s attention.
The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming (1966) as Norman Jonas
When a Russian sub runs aground in New England, it creates a local panic.
The Loved One (1965) as Wilbur Glenworthy/Harry Glenworthy
An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) as Lennie Pike
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
Alakazam the Great (1961) as Sir Quigley Broken Bottom

Cast (special)

100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004) as Honoree (Archival Footage)
Comedy Central celebrates the best in stand-up comedy, as comedian panelists Dom Irrera, Judy Gold, Mario Joyner, and Greg Giraldo count down the top 100 comics of all time.
1st 13th Annual Cartoon Network Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special... Live!... In Stereo, The (2002)
Live special spoofing award shows, hosted by Cartoon Network regular, the animated character Johnny Bravo. Besides the nominees for "Best Cartoon," the special presents a "Dance in Cartoons" retrospective. Viewers can vote on-line for various categories.
Joke's on Thee, The (2001) as Interviewee
In this documentary, God's sense of humor and the quirks of organized religion are the subject of comic speculation by some of today's popular stand-up comedians.
Jonathan Winters: On the Loose (2000)
Documentary about actor/comedian Jonathan Winters in which the comic himself guides us through his career and creative process.
Phyllis Diller: First Lady of Laughter (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of comedian Phyllis Diller.
Comedy Central Presents the Second Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Celebrating the Humor of Jonathan Winters (2000) as Award Recipient ("Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize")
Jonathan Winters is awarded the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize at the second annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.
Uncomfortably Close With Michael McKean: Jonathan Winters (2000)
Actor/writer/director Michael McKean interviews actor/comedian/author Jonathan Winters.
Norman Jewison on Comedy in the 20th Century: Funny Is Money (1999) as Interviewee
A feature-length documentary on comedy in the 20th century. Using the hype surrounding the finale of "Seinfeld" as a launchpad, Norman Jewison explores the annals of comedy with a focus on its evolution and impact on society. From early radio shows to the slapstick humor of Milton Berle in the 1950s
Who Makes You Laugh? 2 (1997)
Special in which comedy superstars reveal which comedians inspired them. Also features interviews and clips.
Phil Silvers: Top Banana (1997) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Phil Silvers.
Timmy's Special Delivery (1994) as Voice Of Dog
Timmy the Angel sets out to help a scruffy dog and a mouse deliver Christmas presents to two unselfish children in Depression-era Chicago.
Second Annual Comedy Hall of Fame, The (1994)
A special honoring legendary performers for their lifetime achievements in comedy. Included are tributes to Sid Caesar, George Carlin, Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Mary Tyler Moore, and Richard Pryor.
Montreal International Comedy Festival '94 (1994)
Broadcast of excerpts from Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Includes the induction of Jonathan Winters into the Humor Hall of Fame.
8th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
A presentation of the 8th Annual American Comedy Awards.
Bob Hope's Birthday Memories (1994)
A special celebrating Bob Hope's 91st birthday. Features memorable moments from 15 years of Hope's birthday specials and more than 40 years on television.
Jonathan Winters: Spaced Out (1993) as Host
A comedy special hosted by Jonathan Winters.
First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame, The (1993)
Presentation of the first annual Comedy Hall of Fame awards. Includes tributes to lifetime achievement recipients Carol Burnett, George Burns, Walter Matthau, Jonathan Winters, Milton Berle and Red Skelton.
Wish That Changed Christmas, The (1991) as Voice Of Abracadabra--The Owl
An animated special about an orphan searching for a home for the holidays, a beautiful doll left on a shelf when a toy store closes on Christmas Eve, and a lonely childless couple, all brought together by a twist of fate.
5th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1991)
Broadcast of the fifth annual "American Comedy Awards" honoring top comedic performers in all forms of American entertainment.
Paul Bunyan (1990) as Narration
A animated adaptation of the classic children's story. Logger Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe, decide to replant the trees of the earth. A presentation of "Storybook Classics."
Jonathan Winters and His Traveling Roadshow (1990) as Host
A comedy special in which Jonathan Winters performs and hosts three up-and-coming comedians: Jeff Dunham, The Legendary Wid and Tamayo Otsuki.
Showtime Presents: Jonathan Winters & Friends (1989) as Host
A comedy special featuring improvisational comedian Jonathan Winters and three up-and-coming standup comics.
Hanna-Barbera 50th Anniversary Special (1989)
A special celebrating animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's 50th anniversary. The program features cartoon footage of the team's best-loved characters from the past fifty years, including Yogi Bear, Tom & Jerry and the Flintstones as well as their latest animated creations. Hollywood celebrit
Happy Birthday, Bob -- 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years With NBC (1988)
A three-hour special celebrating the eighty-fifth birthday of comedian Bob Hope, and his fifty years with NBC. Highlights include a retrospective of Hope's radio days, film clips from his most memorable movies and television shows, and singing and dancing performances by guest celebrities.
Bob Hope's Tropical Comedy Special From Tahiti (1987)
Bob Hope hosts his first special of 1987 from the islands of Tahiti and Moorea in the South Pacific. The program includes musical and comedy routines, and Bob Hope's monologue performed from the deck of a cruise ship.
Jonathan Winters: On the Ledge (1987)
A comedy special featuring the improvisational comedy of Jonathan Winters. The program was filmed with no prepared scripts or camera blockings, allowing Winters and his friends just to make it up as they went along.
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (1986)
David Letterman hosts this special featuring guest celebrities introducing the comedy shorts that they were commissioned to make.
King Kong: The Living Legend (1986) as Host
A tribute to the movie monster which coincides with Universal Studios' new tourist attraction, the King Kong exhibit. The program includes clips from King Kong movies, along with a preview of the King Kong exhibit.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday (1986)
A birthday bash in honor of Bob Hope's eighty-third Birthday and the seventy-fifth anniversary of naval aviation. Taped aboard the USS Lexington off the coast of Florida and at the Pensacola Naval Aviation Station.
World's Funniest Commercial Goofs, The (1985)
A special featuring outtakes from television commercials.
Suzanne Somers Special, The (1983) as Guest
Music, songs, dances, and comedy routines with Suzanne Somers entertaining American troops overseas in Germany.
Live performances and vintage film clips of comedians at work on television.
Take One Starring Jonathan Winters (1981)
A program featuring Jonathan Winters improvising his own lines in peculiar situations.
More Wild Wild West (1980) as Professor Albert Paradine Ii
Intrepid Old West U.S. intelligence agents James T. West and Artemus Gordon returned from TV's netherland for one final assignment in the guise of stars Robert Conrad and Ross Martin to do battle with a daffy megalomaniac, played by Jonathan Winters, with the dubious assistance of the arrogant head
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope For President (1980)
A series of sketches that revolve around Bob Hope's presidential campaign, presented on the eve of the 1980 general election.
Dean Martin's Red Hot Scandals Part 2 (1977)
A sequel to the earlier Dean Martin special, with new sketches and music set against a the background of the Roaring 'Twenties.
Mad Mad Mad Mad World of the Super Bowl, The (1977)
A spoof of football and the Super Bowl.
Dean Martin's Christmas in California (1977) as Guest
A holiday program of music and song with Dean Martin.
Uncle Tim Wants You! (1977)
A comical salute to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Jonathan Winters Presents 200 Years of American Humor (1976) as Host
A bicentennial survey of humor in American throughout its 200-year history.
Dean Martin's Red Hot Scandals of 1926 (1976)
Music and comedy set to a "roaring '20s" motif.
Engelbert Humperdinck Special, The (1973)
A satirical look at Hollywood extravaganzas of the 1930s.
Special London Bridge Special (1972)
A musical fantasy that follows the meeting and courtship of a young couple. Taped in London and in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, the site of the transplanted London Bridge.
Plimpton! Did You Hear the One About...? (1971)
A behind-the-scenes look at the world of stand-up comedy as seen through the eyes of do-it-himself author George Plimpton, who bravely strives to get laughs from audiences and finds how exquisitely painful it is to get silence.
Disney World: A Gala Opening (1971)
Ceremonies marking the grand opening of Walt Disney World in Florida.
Murder At NBC (1966)
An hour comedy special in which Bob Hope plays a mad scientist who invents a nuclear chemical that is capable of shrinking the United States.
Jonathan Winters Special, The (1964) as Host
An hour of music and comedy.
Wonderful World of Jack Paar, The (1960) as Guest
A casual hour of music, song, and chatter.

Writer (special)

Uncle Tim Wants You! (1977) as Writer
A comical salute to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Jonathan Winters Presents 200 Years of American Humor (1976) as Writer
A bicentennial survey of humor in American throughout its 200-year history.

Producer (special)

Jonathan Winters: Spaced Out (1993) as Executive Producer
A comedy special hosted by Jonathan Winters.

Cast (special)

Smurfs of the Round Table, The (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Monumental Grouch, The (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Clumsy Genie, The (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Swashbuckling Smurfs (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Smurfs That Time Forgot (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Smurf Odyssey, The (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Scary Smurfs (1989) as Grandpa Smurf
Golden Rhino, The (1989) as Grandpa Smurf

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Alice in Wonderland (1985) as Humpty Dumpty
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Frosty Returns (1995) as Narration
Frosty the Snowman teaches a small town the joys of snow and its importance to the environment.
'Tis the Season to Be Smurfy (1987) as Grandpa Smurf

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