Tim Conway

Tim Conway
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Conway on June 14, 2007
Thomas Daniel Conway

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DiedMay 14, 2019(2019-05-14) (aged 85)
Cause of deathBrain disease
Other namesThomas Daniel Conway
Tim Daniel Conway
Thomas Conway
Alma materBowling Green State University
OccupationStand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, singer, voice artist, comedian
Years active1956–present
Spouse(s)Mary Anne Dalton (1961–1978)
Charlene Fusco (1984–2019)
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Thomas Daniel "Tim" Conway (December 15, 1933 – May 14, 2019) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, singer, voice artist, and comedian. He has worked in sitcoms, comedy sketches, and in movies. Conway is best known for McHale's Navy as Ensign Charles Parker. To younger viewers, Conway is known for Barnacle Boy in SpongeBob SquarePants.

Early life

Conway was born Thomas Daniel Conway in Willoughby, Ohio on December 15, 1933.[1] His mother was Romanian. He was raised in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

Conway went to Bowling Green State University.


Personal life

Conway was married twice: His first marriage was to Mary Anne Dalton in 1961.

Conway and Dalton had six children. One of them is radio host Tim Conway, Jr.. Conway and Dalton divorced in 1978. Conway's second marriage was in 1984 to Charlene Fusco. Conway and Ernest Borgnine were good friends until Borgnine's death in 2012.


  1. Thomas Attila Lewis (2011-04-08). "Interview Tim Conway – To Appear at the Wilbur on Sunday". bostonist.com. Retrieved 2011-05-21.

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