This undated file image shows comedian and actor Jonathan Winters. Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, died of natural causes on April 11, 2013, at his home in Montecito, Calif. He was 87.
In 1981 Jonathan Winters joined the cast of the comedy "Mork & Mindy," playing the infant child of Pam Dawber and the alien Robin Williams.
In the 1961 "Twilight Zone" episode, "A Game of Pool," Jonathan Winters appeared in a rare dramatic role playing Fats Brown, the specter of a long-dead pool player summoned by a hustler (Jack Klugman) into coming back for one last match.
"We've got to get organized!": In Norman Jewison's comedy "The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming" (1965), Jonathan Winters played a police officer who discovers a Soviet submarine has run aground at their New England coastal village.
This March 1967 photo shows comedian Jonathan Winters in a scene from the film "Eight on the Lam."
Jonathan Winters was featured in the 1994 action film "The Shadow," starring Alec Baldwin as the fabled radio serial crimefighter Lamont Cranston, a.k.a. The Shadow.
Jonathan Winters, far right, played Lennie Pike, a none-too-bright member of an expanding group of people searching for a buried treasure in Stanley Kramer's epic comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963). Also in the cast were, from left: Mickey Rooney, Buddy Hackett, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Dick Shawn, Sid Caesar and Edie Adams.
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Clockwise from top left: Stella Stevens, Harvey Korman, Ted Wass, Jonathan Winters, Tim Conway and Jack Weston in the 1986 racetrack comedy, "The Longshot."
"The Loved One" (1965) starred Jonathan Winters in the dual roles of Reverend Wilbur Glenworthy (owner of a thriving funeral business) and his brother Henry (who runs a pet cemetery). Robert Morse (far right) co-starred in the black comedy based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh.
Comedian Jonathan Winters hosts "Holiday on Ice" on Sept. 22, 1967.
Jonathan Winters salutes the 64th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' flight at Kitty Hawk, on "The Jonathan Winters Show," which aired on CBS in 1967-1969. Winters also starred in "The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters" (1972
Jonathan Winters poses in the audience at the 6th annual "TV Land Awards" held at Barker Hangar on June 8, 2008, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Jonathan Winters arrives at a screening of "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on July 9, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Actor Jonathan Winters, Mike Myers and presenter actor Robin Williams pose for a portrait during the 6th annual "TV Land Awards" on June 8, 2008, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Mickey Rooney, Marvin Kaplan and Jonathan Winters arrive t a screening Of "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on July 9, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Jonathan Winters and actress Bonnie Hunt attend "Jonathan Winters Is Turning 80 and You're Invited" on Dec. 1, 2005, in North Hollywood, Calif.
Robin Williams presents the Pioneer Award to Jonathan Winters during the 6th annual "TV Land Awards" on June 8, 2008, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Jonathan Winters speaks at "Jonathan Winters Is Turning 80 and You're Invited" at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Dec. 1, 2005, in North Hollywood, Calif.