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The TV Academy recently celebrated Bob Newhart's 50th year in show business with a nice tribute in Los Angeles. Several of Newhart's friends and co-stars were on hand to salute the venerable performer.
They included alums of his two iconic shows The Bob Newhart Show (Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily and Marcia Wallace), Newhart (Julia Duffy and Peter Scolari), as well as admirers like Tim Conway, Fred Willard, Don Rickles, and director James Burrows.
Our friends at Pop Culture Passionistas were on hand for the Archive of American Television. While there, they asked Newhart's pals about their favorite stories, what he should do next, and what people don't know about him with (not surprisingly) humorous results.
What do you think? His former costar Betty »
The TV academy is celebrating Bob Newhart's golden anniversary in show biz with a big bash on June 1. Our own Pete Hammond will be moderating the salute to this sly wit. Among those paying tribute to the TV icon will be costars from both "The Bob Newhart Show" (Peter Bonerz, Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace) and "Newhart" (Julia Duffy, Peter Scolari). As noted in the announcement of the event, Newhart began his career as a stand-up, and his debut disc -- "The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart" -- "became the first comedy album to go to No. 1 on the charts. Seven more albums followed, each extremely successful multi-platinum projects. In fact, Bob’s cumulative recording »
Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch are two of the most enduring and recognizable stars in TV history. Between them, they've had five very successful series (The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart, Taxi, Dear John, and Numb3rs).
The series barely lasted a season but one episode featured cameos by 19 actors from previous Newhart and Hirsch shows -- Peter Bonerz, Oliver Clark, Bill Daily, John Fiedler, Jack Riley, and Marcia Wallace from The Bob Newhart Show; Billie Bird, Jane Carr, Harry Groener, and Tom Willett from Dear John; Julia Duffy, Tony Papenfuss, Tom Poston, William Sanderson, Peter Scolari, Todd Susman, and John Voldstad from Newhart; and Jeff Conaway and Marilu Henner from Taxi.
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3 items from 2010
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