Newhart, Bob

Newhart, (George Robert) Bob

(1929–  ) television comedian; born in Chicago. An accountant who created monologues as a diversion, he became famous with a best-selling recording of his first night club engagement, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1960). A low-key satirist, he starred in a series of television sitcoms, The Bob Newhart Show (1971–78), Newhart (1982–90), and Bob (1992).
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Previous NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame television inductees include Bob Newhart, Bob Barker, NBC's" Meet the Press," Regis Philbin, "The Tonight Show," "Saturday Night Live," Ted Koppel, "M*A*S*H," "60 Minutes," "The Today Show" and "Star Trek," among others.
Previous NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame television inductees include Bob Newhart, Bob Barker, NBC's "Meet the Press," Regis Philbin, "The Tonight Show," "Saturday Night Live," Ted Koppel, "M*A*S*H," "60 Minutes," "The Today Show" and "Star Trek," among others.