How Old Is Bob Newhart?
Bow Newhart is 92 years old. He was born on September 5, 1929.
George Robert Newhart is an actor and comedian from the United States. His speech style is recognized for being deadpan and slightly stammering.
Newhart rose to notoriety in 1960, when his album of humorous monologues, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, became a bestseller and debuted at number one on the Billboard pop album chart;
it is still the 20th best-selling comedy album of all time. The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back!, the follow-up album, was also a hit, and both albums charted at number one and two on Billboard at the same time.
In the 1970s, Newhart starred as Chicago psychologist Robert Hartley in The Bob Newhart Show, and then as Vermont innkeeper Dick Loudon in the 1980s series Newhart.
In the 1990s, he had two short-lived sitcoms, Bob and George and Leo. Newhart starred in films such as Catch-22 as Major Major and Elf as Papa Elf.
In Disney’s animated flicks The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under, he gave the voice of Bernard.
In 2004, he starred as Judson, the chief of the library, in The Librarian, a role he reprised in 2014 on the TV show The Librarians.
Newhart got his first Primetime Emmy Award on September 15, 2013, for his first of six guest appearances as Professor Proton on The Big Bang Theory.
Newhart attended St. Catherine of Siena Grammar School in Oak Park and St. Ignatius College Prep (high school), graduating in 1947.
He went on to the Loyola University of Chicago, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1952.
Newhart was enlisted into the US Army and worked as a personnel manager until 1954 when he was discharged.
He briefly attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law but dropped out after being urged to engage in unethical behavior during an internship, according to him.