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Bob Ross (VII) (1942–1995)

Bob Ross was born on October 29, 1942 in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA as Robert Norman Ross. He is known for his work on The Joy of Painting (1983), The Adventures of Elmer & Friends (1995) and Bob Ross: A Special Tribute (1995). He was married to Lynda Lucille Freeman, Jane Ross and Vicky Ross. He died on July 4, 1995 in Orlando, Florida. See full bio »


(age 52) in Orlando, Florida, USA

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 2019 About Mine (Short) (thanks)
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Appeared as himself in an MTV network promo commercial in the late 1980s and early 1990s where he spoofed his role on The Joy of Painting (1983).

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6' 2" (1.88 m)


Lynda Lucille Freeman  (his death) | See more »


Steve Ross

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We don't make mistakes, we just have happy little accidents. See more »


He was never paid for his show, instead using it as way to promote his teaching business. See more »


Gentle, kind demeanour See more »


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