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Born in Chicago in 1929, Bob Newhart was an accountant who created monologues as a diversion, becoming famous with a best-selling recording of his first nightclub engagement, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1960). A dry-toned satirist, Bob Newhart starred in the television sitcoms The Bob Newhart Show (1971–1978), Newhart (1982–1990), and Bob (1992).
Television comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. An accountant who created monologues as a diversion, he became famous with a best-selling recording of his first nightclub engagement, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart (1960). A low-key satirist, he starred in a series of television sitcoms, The Bob Newhart Show (1971–8), Newhart (1982–90), and Bob (1992).
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