Jonathan Winters (born November 11, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American comedic actor. His full birth name is Jonathan Harshman Winters III. He's descended from Valentine Winters, founder of the Winters National Bank in Dayton, Ohio, now part of JPMorgan Chase. At 17, during World War II, Jonathan enlisted in the Marines and served in the South Pacific. After his discharge he studied cartooning at Dayton Art Institute, where he met Eileen Schauder, whom he married in 1948. He began comedy routines and acting while studying at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio..
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