Bob Newhart

George Robert Newhart is an American actor and comedian. Newhart made a name for himself in the 1960s with his unique style of delivery as a standup comic. The stand-up comedian’s ability to deliver great jokes in a slightly stammering and deadpan style has helped him gain his audience. Before he got into comedy, Newhard studied at the Loyola University of Chicago, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business management. He was later on drafted into the United States Army and served during the Korean War.

After his discharge, the stand-up comedian released comedy albums. His comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was the first comedy album to make number one on the Billboard charts. It also won the 1961 Grammy Award for Album of the year. He has released a number of successful comedic monologues as albums, and many of these albums have reached top spots on the charts. After proving himself to be a popular comic, Newhart transitioned into acting. Newhart continues to be an active force in Hollywood to this day.