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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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Sep 5, 1929 In Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Series Insight 2022
Known For
Poster of The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice
Poster of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
Poster of The Rescuers
Poster of The Bob Newhart Show
Series Insight God 2022
Movie Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell Arthur Jeffries (archive footage) 2019-05-16
Series Young Sheldon Professor Proton 2017-09-25
Movie Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows Self 2016-02-21
Movie Don Rickles: One Night Only Himself 2014-05-18
Series The Librarians Judson 2014-12-07
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Self 2013-04-23
Movie Horrible Bosses Lou Sherman 2011-07-08
Movie Five Dr. Roth 2011-10-10
Series Hot in Cleveland Bob Sr. 2010-06-16
Movie The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice Judson 2008-10-25
Movie Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s & '70s 2007-04-10
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
Series The Big Bang Theory Arthur Jeffries 2007-09-24
Movie The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines Judson 2006-09-09
Series Committed Unknown 2005-01-04
Movie Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned Unknown 2005-07-20
Series Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg Unknown 2005-12-14
Movie The Librarian: Quest for the Spear Judson 2004-07-12
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Elf Papa Elf 2003-10-09
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Sid Post 2003-07-02
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie The Sports Pages Doc Waddems 2001-01-07
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Leonard (voice) 1998-10-16
Movie In & Out Tom Halliwell 1997-09-10
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series George & Leo George Stoody 1997-09-15
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Bob Newhart: Off the Record Unknown 1992-04-12
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Bob Bob McKay 1992-09-18
Movie The Entertainers Todd Wilson 1991-11-21
Movie The Rescuers Down Under Bernard (voice) 1990-11-16
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Rickles... On the Loose himself 1986-08-23
Movie All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra Unknown 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 Little Miss Marker Regret 1980-03-21
Movie Marathon Walter Burton 1980-01-30
Movie First Family President Manfred Link 1980-12-25
Movie The Rescuers Bernard (voice) 1977-06-22
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11
Movie Thursday's Game Marvin Ellison 1974-04-14
Series The Don Rickles Show Brother-in-law 1972-01-14
Series The Bob Newhart Show Robert Hartley 1972-09-16
Movie Decisions! Decisions! John Hobson 1971-09-11
Movie Cold Turkey Unknown 1971-02-19
Movie Catch-22 Maj. 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 Playboy After Dark Unknown 1969-01-18
Series The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Unknown 1969-01-22
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Series The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie Hot Millions Willard C. Gnatpole 1968-09-19
Movie The Dean Martin Christmas Show Himself 1968-12-19
Series Captain Nice Unknown 1967-01-09
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Movie Christmas with Crosby & Kate Himself 1966-12-24
Movie Salute to Stan Laurel Himself 1965-11-23
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie Hell Is for Heroes James E. Driscoll 1962-06-26
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Gerald Swinney 1962-09-20
Series The Bob Newhart Show Unknown 1961-10-11
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20