Bob Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American actor and stand up comedian. He has performed on many television sitcoms. One of them was his self-titled sitcom The Bob Newhart Show and other one Newhart. He also appeared in the Christmas comedy movie Elf.
In 2011, Newhart made a cameo in the movie Horrible Bosses, and in 2013 he guest starred in an episode of The Big Bang Theory, for which he won his very first acting Emmy Award on September 15, 2013.
Newhart was born in Oak Park, Illinois on September 5, 1929. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Newhart studied at Loyola University at Chicago. He served in the United States Army before his acting career began. Newhart married Virginia "Ginnie" Quinn in 1963. She died in 2023. They have four children.
Movies[change | change source]
|1962||Hell Is for Heroes||Pfc. James E. Driscoll||A World War II drama with a comedic monologue by Newhart|
|1968||Hot Millions||Willard C. Gnatpole|
|1970||On A Clear Day You Can See Forever||Dr. Mason Hume|
|Catch-22||Maj. Major Major|
|1971||Cold Turkey||Merwin Wren|
|1980||Little Miss Marker||Regret|
|First Family||President Manfred Link|
|1990||The Rescuers Down Under||Bernard||voice|
|1991||The Entertainers||Todd Wilson|
|1997||In & Out||Tom Halliwell|
|1998||Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie||Leonard the Polar Bear||voice|
|2003||Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde||Sid Post|
|2004||The Librarian: Quest for the Spear||Judson|
|2006||The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines|
|2008||The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice|
|2011||Horrible Bosses||Lou Sherman||cameo|
References[change | change source]
- "Bob Newhart finally gets his Emmy Award". Washington Times. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
- "Ginnie Newhart, comedian's wife for six decades, dies at 82". Chicago Sun-Times. Associated Press. April 24, 2023. Retrieved April 24, 2023.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Bob Newhart at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Bob Newhart on IMDb
- Bob Newhart profile from American Masters
- Archive of American Television Interview with Bob Newhart May 29, 2001 on Google Video[permanent dead link]
- Bob:The Last Interview
- Bob Newhart four-part interview with Horace J. Digby on A3Radio Archived 2018-01-31 at the Wayback Machine