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Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart

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    • September 5th, 1929
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929), known professionally as Bob Newhart, is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached #1 on the Billboard pop music charts—it remains the 20th best-selling album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Again! was also a massive success, and both albums held the Billboard #1 and #2 spots simultaneously, a feat unequaled until the 1991 release of Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II by hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Newhart later went into acting, starring in two long-running and prize-winning situation comedies, first as psychologist Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley on the 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show and then as innkeeper Dick Loudon on the 1980s sitcom Newhart. He also had a third sitcom that was short-lived and initially successful but was soon canceled, named Bob. Newhart also appeared in film roles such as Major Major in Catch-22, and Papa Elf in Elf. He provided the voice of Bernard in the Walt Disney animated films The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under. One of his most recent roles is the library head Judson in The Librarian. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Newhart, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (21 Credits)

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2011Five as Dr. Roth
2011Horrible Bosses as Lou Sherman
2008The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice as Judson
2006The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines as Judson
2004The Librarian: Quest for the Spear as Judson
2003Elf as Papa Elf
2003Legally Blonde 2 as Sid Post
1998Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie as Leonard (voice)
1997In & Out as Tom Halliwell
1991The Entertainers as Todd Wilson
1990The Rescuers Down Under as Bernard (voice)
1982Newhart as Dick Loudon
1980First Family as President Manfred Link
1980Little Miss Marker as Regret
1977The Rescuers as Bernard (voice)
1972The Bob Newhart Show as Robert Hartley
1971Cold Turkey
1970On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Dr. Mason Hume
1970Catch-22 as Maj. Major Major
1968Hot Millions as Willard C. Gnatpole
1962Hell Is for Heroes as James E. Driscoll

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