PBS NewsHour

Comic Legend Jonathan Winters Dies at 87

Clip: 04/12/2013 | 3m 52s

Pioneering comic Jonathan Winters brought his own brand of wild, improvisational stand-up to television in the 1950s, and continued to perform for nearly five decades. Winters died Thursday at the age of 87. Jeffrey Brown remembers the comedian with a look back at his career and an interview excerpt with JIm Lehrer from 1999.

Aired: 04/12/13

Rating: NR

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