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Bob Vila

Bob Vila was born on June 20, 1946 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), This Old House (1979) and Home Again with Bob Vila (1990). He has been married to Diana Barrett since 1975. They have three children. See full bio »
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Hide Hide Show Show Director (2 credits)
 1996 Bob Vila's Guide to Historic Homes (TV Series) (1996)
 1990 Home Again with Bob Vila (TV Series)
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 1990 Home Again with Bob Vila (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Clearing the Lot (1990) ... (executive producer)
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 2004 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (Documentary) (support)
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 2014 The Live Music Show (TV Series) (special thanks)
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 2005 The Jane Pauley Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 January 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 1999-2000 Restore America (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host / Host
- Kansas (2000) ... Himself - Host
- Mississippi (2000) ... Himself - Host
- Massachusetts (2000) ... Himself - Host
- Idaho (1999) ... Himself - Host
- Virginia (1999) ... Himself - Host
 1999 The Early Show (TV Series)
Himself - Correspondent
 1999 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host, Bob Vila's Home Again
- The Tool Bench: Power Tools (1999) ... Himself - Host, Bob Vila's Home Again
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Oh What a Tangled Spell She Weaves (1997) ... Himself
 1992-1994 Home Improvement (TV Series)
- The Great Race II (1994) ... Himself
- The Great Race (1993) ... Himself
- What About Bob? (1992) ... Himself
 1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1993) ... Himself
 1993 John & Leeza from Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #1.19 (1993) ... Himself
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux
 1986-1988 The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 6 June 1988 (1988) ... Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 1 December 1986 (1986) ... Guest Appearance
 1979 This Old House (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Himself - Host

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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Bill Ward and Jane Wilson, for the "EdenPURE" infrared heater. See more »

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Robert J. Vila


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Served as US Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama, 1969-1970. Graduate of Miami-Dade Jr. College and Univ. of Florida (BS journalism) See more »

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