Tim Conway was born Thomas Daniel Conway in Ohio in 1933.
After serving in the army, Conway tried his hand at writing, later earning a job at a local radio station writing for the ad department.
When he became an actor, he changed his name to Tim as there was already a Tom Conway.
After catching the eye of comedian Rose Marie, she arranged an audition for Conway on "The Steve Allen Plymouth Show”.
Conway impressed Allen so much, he became a regular on the show in 1960.
Conway was also a regular on Allen’s next series, “The New Steve Allen Show,” in 1961.
Conway joined actors Joe Flynn and Ernest Borgnine in the comedy series "McHale's Navy".
The hit series ran for four seasons.
Conway nabbed his most-known role after appearing on "The Carol Burnett Show" in 1967 for a single episode.
He later became a regular member of the troupe from 1975 until the show's end.
Time With Disney
Conway devoted many years to a number of Disney films, most popular "The Shaggy D.A." in 1976.
Other Conway/Disney classics include 1973’s “The World’s Greatest Athlete", 1975’s “The Apple Dumpling Gang" and 1977's "The Billion Dollar Hobo".
The comedian welcomed seven kids with his first wife Mary Anne Dalton: Kelly, Corey, Jaime, Tim Jr., Jackie, Pat and Shawn.
After divorcing Dalton in 1978, Conway wed Charlene Conway (pictured) in 1984.
'The Tim Conway Show'
After a successful run on "The Carol Burnett Show", Conway nabbed his own vanity show, "The Tim Conway Show".
The one-hour show ran for 13 episodes in 1980 to 1981.
Conway later got another shot with his own show, the CBS detective spoof “Ace Crawford, Private Eye” in 1983.
'Married... With Children'
Conway starred as the father of Katey Sagal’s Peggy Bundy in the hit sitcom "Married... With Children."
He reprised that role throughout the entire series run between 1987-1997.
Tim Conway earned 13 Emmy Award nominations throughout his legendary career.
Conway won six overall.
Later in life, Conway lent his voice to Barnacle Boy in the beloved cartoon "Spongebob Squarepants".
After hearing of Conway's death, "Spongebob" showrunners took to Instagram to honour the legend, writing, "We are sad to learn Tim Conway, the legendary voice of Barnacle Boy, has passed away. Thank you for everything you contributed to Bikini Bottom."
In 2008, Conway guest-starred as Kenneth on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock".
He later took home an Emmy for the role.