BELOVED TV funnyman Tim Conway dropped out of showbiz six years ago because a severe brain condition left him so nauseous and dizzy he could barely walk.
Now sources reveal the 83-year-old comic, who starred as bumbling Ensign Parker on the 1960s sitcom McHale’s Navy and later kept Carol Burnett’s audiences in stitches, suffers from hydrocephalus — or water on the brain — and has a valve in his head to release fluid squishing his brain!
In 2009, a doctor secretly “implanted a shunt that drains it,” says Tim’s former publicist Roger Neal. “Two years ago, they put a new valve on the shunt to keep it working properly.”<br>
Read more about this debilitating condition that Tim Conway is sufffering from in this week’s GLOBE Magazine.