Smith, Bob

Smith, (Robert) “Buffalo” Bob

(1917–  ) puppeteer, producer; born in Buffalo, New York. A vocalist and pianist on local Buffalo, N.Y., radio in the 1930s and 1940s, he started a children's show on WNBC radio in New York (1947) which became the Howdy Doody show (1947–60). One of the first children's television shows, it featured a freckled-faced puppet. He returned with a short-lived revival in 1976.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Pepe Smith, Bob Aves and Brian Velasco are unique talents whose voices can never be replaced.
After 40 years as a union carpenter with City Wide Insulation, he retired to Oregon with his loving wife: Marian, who survives him along with their children: Linda (Rick) Smith, Bob (Lynn), Jeff (Debra) and Paul (Tricia) Dreiling; grandchildren: Matt, Jenna, Ravenne, Dillon, Kelsey and Katie; great-grandchildren: Michael, Jackson, Aspen, Owen, Carter, Harrison.
Scott Wilson, Barry Smith, Bob Malcolm all suffered wounding experiences at a young age in these games.
The Tortugas are owned and operated by Reese Smith, Bob Fregolle and Rick French.
It was amazing, the cast was phenomenal: Emilia Fox, Pauline Quirke, Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Imelda Staunton, Paul Whitehouse, Ian McKellen, Zoe Wanamaker the list goes on and on.
Chu, David Nicksay, Scott Speer, Matthew Smith, Bob Hayward, David Garrett, Meredith Milton.
There has been (Jonas) Bjorkman, John McEnroe, (Martina) Navratilova, Leon Smith, Bob Brett.
Red John is definitely one of Jane's seven suspects: Bret Stiles, Gale Bertram, Raymond Haffner, Reede Smith, Bob Kirkland, Sheriff McAllister, and Brett Partridge.
As a soloist, she's played with such musicians as Steve Wilson, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Lonnie Smith, Bob Berg, Gary Bartz, Bill Stewart, Terri Lyne Carrington, Geoffrey Keezer and Billy Hart.
Directed by Janet Cragin, produced by Rachel D'Onfro, stage management by Bob Blake, set construction by Hal Smith, Bob Blake and Bob DiPippa, lighting design by Megan Gentry.
"We had Jamie Murphy, Michael Higdon, Gary Smith, Bob McHugh, Steven Lawless and Jamie Pollock.
Jeff Smith, Bob Burk, MCIC, and Jeff Manthorpe, MCIC, wowed a crowd with demonstrations involving liquid nitrogen, flash paper, spoons made of gallium that melted in warm water, ice cubes that sank and spontaneous combustion of an M&M.