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Author & Daughter of Comic and TV Star Tim Conway
Kelly Conway grew up in Encino, California, and due to the success of her comedian father, Tim Conway, she was always around show business. Kelly attended public schools in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley and later studied at USC and The Academy, a design institution in Toronto, Ontario. Read More >
Being the eldest of Tim Conway's six children, home life was as riotous as some of her father's legendary comedy sketches. Her dad took his hilarious creativity off the set to the family home, where he acted as the ringmaster to six unruly lion cubs-and often lit the fuse of their short-tempered mother, Mary Anne. Kelly takes you through the fascinating world of entertainment, from her dad's television stardom to her own career in costume design and wardrobe styling.
Life with her dad changed when Tim Conway is diagnosed with a devastating disorder known as normal pressure hydrocephalus, which causes excess fluid from the brain and spinal cord to collect in chambers of the brain known as ventricles. When life brings sadness instead of laughter, it's the mutual respect and fierce devotion that Kelly shares with her famous father that ultimately define the true meaning of love.
Today, as a member of the Costume Designers Guild in Los Angeles, she works as a costume designer and wardrobe stylist in the film industry. Read Less ^
Being the daughter of comic and television star Tim Conway (The Carol Burnett Show & McHale's Navy) was as riotous as some of her father's legendary comedy sketches. When her father was diagnosed with a devastating life threatening disorder, Kelly’s steadfast commitment to him became clear. And when life brings sadness instead of laughter, it's the mutual respect and fierce devotion that Kelly shares with her famous father that ultimately define the true meaning of love. Kelly shares emotional moments of her childhood and caring for her dad at the end of his life. You’ll laugh and cry and learn some great advice about blended families who don’t always agree on a loved one’s care.
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