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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 9 October 1951Union Township, New Jersey, USA
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robert Wuhl was born on October 9, 1951 in Union Township, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Batman (1989), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) and Bull Durham (1988). He has been married to Barbara Koldys Capelli since 1983.

Spouse (1)

Barbara Koldys Capelli (1983 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Frequently cast in Ron Shelton films.

Trivia (12)

Was on The $10,000 Pyramid (1973)!
Started out as a stand-up comic.
Wuhl began performing after college at the Improv in New York, where his stand-up routine drew a strong following and attracted the attention of Rodney Dangerfield, for whom Wuhl then worked as a joke writer.
Won Emmys in 1991 and 1992 when he co-wrote the Academy Awards telecast for Billy Crystal. Wuhl also wrote for Crystal when he hosted the Grammy's in 1987-1989. He stars in, writes, directs and produces the HBO television series hit Arli$$ (1996), an offbeat satire about the sports world as seen through the eyes of a sports agent.
Host of Florida Sports Awards [2001]
Dropped out of the University of Houston.
Robert Wuhl is an initiated member of Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity. He was initiated at the University of Houston.
Was once a contestant on The Dating Game (1965).
In one episode of his show, Arli$$ (1996), we see Arliss Michaels watching on old video of himself winning money on "The $10,000 Pyramid" game show. We learn that Michaels used his winnings as seed money to start his agency business. Robert Wuhl was an actual contestant on the show and the game show footage that aired was real.
Graduate from Union High School in Union, New Jersey, where his likeness currently resides in their Hall of Fame.
His roommate in college in Houston was artist/director Julian Schnabel.
Attended high school in Union, New Jersey.

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