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Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart was born on September 5, 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as George Robert Newhart. He is an actor and writer, known for Newhart (1982), The Bob Newhart Show (1972) and Elf (2003). He has been married to Ginny Newhart since January 12, 1963. They have four children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Bob Sr.
- Vegas Baby/I Hate Goodbyes (2015) ... Bob Sr.
 2011 Five (TV Movie)
Dr. Roth
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Doctor Walter Magnus
 2005 Committed (TV Series)
 2003 ER (TV Series)
Ben Hollander
 2001 The Sports Pages (TV Movie)
Doc Waddems (segment "How Doc Waddems Finally Broke 100")
 2001 Untitled Sisqo Project (TV Movie)
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Bob Newhart
- Bart the Fink (1996) ... Bob Newhart (voice)
 1995 Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert (TV Movie)
 1995 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- Bob Newhart/Des'ree (1995) ... Host
 1980 Marathon (TV Movie)
Walter Burton
 1973-1979 Insight (TV Series)
God / Marvin Halprin
- Rebirth of Packy Rowe (1979) ... God
- Happy Birthday Marvin (1973) ... Marvin Halprin
 1976-1978 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Guest Host
- Episode dated 3 April 1978 (1978) ... Guest Host
- Episode dated 13 December 1976 (1976) ... Guest Host
- Episode dated 3 June 1976 (1976) ... Guest Host
 1974 Thursday's Game (TV Movie)
Marvin Ellison
 1972 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series)
- Where There's a Will (1972) ... Brother-in-law
 1971 Decisions! Decisions! (TV Movie)
John Hobson
 1967 Captain Nice (TV Series)
Lloyd Larchmont
- One Rotten Apple (1967) ... Lloyd Larchmont
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Charles Fenton
- Simon Says Get Married (1965) ... Charles Fenton
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Gerald Swinney
- How to Get Rid of Your Wife (1963) ... Gerald Swinney
 1961 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.0 (1961)
- Episode #1.4 (1961)
- Episode #1.3 (1961)
- Episode #1.2 (1961)
- Episode #1.1 (1961)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Norwest Banks (early to mid 1990's) See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on his popularity while playing the fifty-something Dick Loudin on Newhart]: Our series was the perfect example of how much fun episodic television can be. We've had a wonderful cast, great writers and the spirit of family which made coming to work a pleasure. See more »


He attended the Sixth Army in San Francisco, California, after spending 22 winters in Chicago. See more »


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