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Actor, Bob Newhart, was born George Robert Newhart on Sep 5, 1929 in Oak Park, IL. As of December 2022, Bob Newhart was 93 years old.



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Newhart was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame .

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On Blu-ray: Dick Van Dyke and in Cold Turkey (1971)

By KC on May 30, 2018 From Classic Movies

When Olive Films announced that it was releasing Cold Turkey (1971) on Blu-ray, it was the first I’d heard of this film starring Dick Van Dyke and and directed by Norman Lear. It isn’t shocking that this comedy about a town that temporarily quits smoking in a bid to win a for... Read full article

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His wife came up with the idea for [i][/i]The Last Newhart[/i] (the last episode of "Newhart" (1982)), in which the entire 1982 series was all a dream of Dr. Bob Hartley of "The Bob Newhart Show" (1972).

Graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.

Newhart insisted that there never be any children for his character to be the father of in each of his television series. "I told the creators I didn't want any children, because I didn't want it to be a show about 'How stupid Daddy is, but we love him so much, let's get him out of the trouble he's gotten himself into.'" In the sixth year of Newhart's CBS series, "The Bob Newhart Show" (1972), the writers wrote a script in which Emily Hartley was pregnant. When Newhart was asked his opinion of the script, he said, "It's very funny. Who are you going to get to play Bob?".

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