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Bob Newhart

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929), known professionally as Bob Newhart, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached #1 on the Billboard pop music charts—it remains the 20th best-selling album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Again! was also a massive success, and both albums held the Billboard #1 and #2 spots simultaneously, a feat unequaled until the 1991 release of Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II by hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Newhart later went into acting, starring in two long-running and prize-winning situation comedies, first as psychologist Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley on the 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show and then as innkeeper Dick Loudon on the 1980s sitcom Newhart. He also had a third sitcom that was short-lived and initially successful but was soon canceled, named Bob. Newhart also appeared in film roles such as Major Major in Catch-22, and Papa Elf in Elf. He provided the voice of Bernard in the Walt Disney animated films The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under. One of his most recent roles is the library head Judson in The Librarian. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Newhart, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 5, 1929 In Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
58
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows 2016-02-21
Known For
Filmography
Movie Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows 2016-02-21
Movie Don Rickles: One Night Only Himself 2014-05-18
Movie The Dean Martin Christmas Show Himself 2012-11-06
Movie Five Dr. Roth 2011-10-10
Movie Baby Mama Himself 2008-04-23
Movie Brideshead Revisited 2008-07-25
Movie The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice Judson 2008-12-07
Movie The Idiot Himself 2008-08-07
Movie Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s & '70s 2007-04-10
Series The Big Bang Theory Arthur Jeffries 2007-09-24
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-12-04
Movie The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines Judson 2006-10-09
Series Committed Unknown 2005-01-04
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie The Librarian: Quest for the Spear Judson 2004-12-05
Movie Swimming Upstream Bernard (voice) 2003-02-27
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Sid Post 2003-07-02
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Elf Papa Elf 2003-10-09
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie Red Skies Driscoll 2002-08-07
Movie Spirit Dr. Roth 2001-08-01
Movie Me, Myself & Irene Sid Post 2000-06-22
Movie Sirf Tum John Hobson 1999-06-11
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Leonard (voice) 1998-10-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie In & Out Tom Halliwell 1997-09-10
Series George & Leo George Stoody 1997-09-15
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Solitaire for 2 Judson 1995-02-10
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Bob Bob McKay 1992-09-18
Movie The Rescuers Down Under Bernard (voice) 1990-11-16
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra 1983-12-11
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Newhart Dick Loudon 1982-10-02
Series This Week Unknown 1981-11-15
Movie Double Negative Himself 1980-05-12
Movie Little Miss Marker Regret 1980-03-21
Movie First Family President Manfred Link 1980-12-25
Movie The Rescuers Bernard (voice) 1977-06-22
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Thursday's Game Marvin Ellison 1974-04-14
Series The Bob Newhart Show Robert Hartley 1972-09-16
Movie Catch-22 Major Major 1970-06-24
Movie On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Dr. Mason Hume 1970-06-17
Series The Don Knotts Show Unknown 1970-09-15
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie Hot Millions Willard C. Gnatpole 1968-09-19
Series Captain Nice Unknown 1967-01-09
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie Hell Is for Heroes James E. Driscoll 1962-06-26
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20