Happy 88th Birthday Bob Newhart!

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I adore Bob Newhart, even his blinking is funny.  I am a big fan of his comedy and acting. I saw every episode of The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart but never saw his stand-up. Happy 88th birthday to my favorite comedian.

George Robert Newhart 9/5/1929, Oak Park IL.

Author, actor, comic.

3 sisters, all in show business.

Graduated from Loyola University with a business degree in management.

Drafted in the Army, served in the Korean War.

He was an accountant to age 30 and he quit to be a stand-up comic.

In 1959 his first comedy album, The Button-Down Mind was the first comedy album to reach the top of the album chart and he received 3 Grammy awards.

He is married with 4 children.

He received his first Emmy in 2013 for his appearance on The Big Bang Theory.

One of his comedy albums is the 20th best selling albums of all time.

Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion, and blessings.

 

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