Bob Newhart

Newhart at the [[1987 Emmy Awards]] George Robert Newhart (September 5, 1929 – July 18, 2024) was an American comedian and actor. He was known for his deadpan and stammering delivery style. Beginning as a stand-up comedian, he transitioned his career to acting in television. He received numerous accolades, including three Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award. He received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2002.

Newhart came to prominence in 1960 when his record album of comedic monologues, ''The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart'', became a bestseller and reached number one on the ''Billboard'' pop album chart; it remains the 20th-best-selling album in history. The follow-up album, ''The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back!'' was also a success, and the two albums held the ''Billboard'' number one and number two spots simultaneously.

Newhart hosted a short-lived NBC variety show titled ''The Bob Newhart Show'' (1961) before starring as Chicago psychologist Robert Hartley on ''The Bob Newhart Show'' from 1972 to 1978 and then as Vermont innkeeper Dick Loudon on series ''Newhart'' from 1982 to 1990. He also had two short-lived sitcoms in the 1990s, ''Bob'' and ''George and Leo''. Newhart acted in films such as ''Catch-22'' (1970), ''Cold Turkey'' (1971), ''In & Out'' (1997), and ''Elf'' (2003). He also voiced Bernard in the Disney animated films ''The Rescuers'' (1977) and ''The Rescuers Down Under'' (1990). Newhart played Professor Proton on the CBS sitcom ''The Big Bang Theory'' from 2013 to 2018, for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award. Provided by Wikipedia

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