George Robert "Bob" Newhart , is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached #1 on the Billboard pop music charts—it remains the 20th best-selling comedy album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! was also a massive success, and both albums held the Billboard #1 and #2 spots simultaneously, a feat unequaled until the 1991 release of Use Your Illusion I and Use...
|Birthdate:||September 5, 1929|
|Birthplace:||Oak Park, Illinois|
|Education:||Loyola University Chicago, St. Ignatius College Prep|
|Also known as:||George Robert Newhart, Newhart, Bob, George Robert "Bob" Newhart|