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The Catholic Defender The Conversion of Tim Conway to the Catholic Faith

Growing up, Tim Conway was one of my favorite actors beginning watching McHale's Navy and I loved the Movie "The Shaggy DA"

The beloved actor is best known for his work on TheCarol Burnett Show, winning viewers over with characters like the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball, whose accent he has said was inspired by his Romanian mother. He was known to ad-lib his sketches — even surprising his scene partners — and won a Golden Globe Award for the series in 1976, along with Emmys in 1973, 1977 and 1978.

That was a watershed moment for Tim, spiritually speaking. He writes, “Ever since that incident on the football field, which might have altered the course of my life, Jesus and I have stayed in constant touch. I never stop saying thank you.”

Tim Conway was born Dec. 15, 1933, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Dan, an Irish immigrant, and Sophia, who grew up in Romania

Tim, converted to Catholicism in college initially because of a girl he liked.

Ernest Borgnine pictured with Tim Conway while on McHale's Navy was also Catholic


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