September 5, 1929
94 years old
5 ft 7¾ in | 172 cm
68 kg | 150 lbs
George Robert Newhart was born in Oak Park, Illinois, United States, on September 5, 1929, is an American actor.
Young Bob Newhart first started performing as a stand-up-comedian in nightclubs (1959).
He made his big screen debut in war film Hell Is for Heroes (1962) in role as Pfc. James E. Driscoll.
He got his television debut in CBS variety show The Ed Sullivan Show (1960-1962) in role as Comedian.
Bob's breakthrough came with his album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1960).
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Bob Newhart is 94 years old.
Bob Newhart net worth is around 65 million dollars.
He played Judson in fantasy adventure films:
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
He voiced Bernard in animated adventure comedy drama films:
The Rescuers (1997)
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
He was nominated the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Supporting Actor (TV Movie or Mini-Series) for his role as Dr. Roth in comedy drama anthology film Five (2011).
He voiced Leonard the Polar Bear in Christmas animated adventure musical movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998).
Hot Millions (1968) comedy as Willard C. Gnatpole
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) musical comedy drama fantasy as Dr. Mason Hume
Catch-22 (1970) satirical black comedy war as Maj. Major Major
Thursday's Game (1974) comedy as Marvin Ellison
First Family (1980) comedy as President Manfred Link
Elf (2003) comedy as Papa Elf
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star – Male for his role as Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley in CBS sitcom The Bob Newhart Show (1972-1978).
He was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy – TV for his role as Dick Loudon in CBS sitcom Newhart (1982-1990).
He was nominated the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Ben Hollander in NBC medical drama television series ER (2003).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Arthur Jeffries / Professor Protonin CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2013-2018).
He played Bob McKay in CBS sitcom Bob (1992-1993).
He portrayed George Stoody in CBS sitcom George and Leo (1997-1998).
He released comedy albums:
The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1960), for which he won the Grammy Awards for Album of the Year and Best New Artist
The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back (1961), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album
Behind the Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1961)
The Button-Down Mind on TV (1962)
Bob Newhart Faces Bob Newhart (1964)
The Windmills Are Weakening (1965)
This Is It (1967)
Best of Bob Newhart (1971)
Very Funny Bob Newhart (1973)
Bob Newhart Off the Record (1992)
Attended St. Catherine of Siena Grammar School in Oak Parkand.
Graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory School in Chicago, Illinois (1947).
Graduated from Loyola University Chicago (1952), with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Studied at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Has three younger sisters: Virginia, Mary Joan and Pauline.
Has German and Irish ancestry.
He served as a personnel manager for the United States Army during the Korean War (1950-1953).
He was awarded a Kennedy Centre Mark Twain Prize for comedy..
He won the Critics' Choice Television Icon Award in 2013.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6381 Hollywood Boulevard in 1999.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He dated Michèle Girardon (1961).
He married Virginia “Ginnie” Quinn in 1963, they have two sons: Robert, Timothy and two daughters: Jennifer, Courtney.