Bob Newhart Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bob Newhart Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 1929
Zodiac SignVirgo
SpouseVirginia Quinn

Bob Newhart is an American actor, comedian, writer, and voiceover artist who is known for his amazing delivery skills and for having been a part of a number of shows and movies like Little Miss MarkerLegally Blonde 2: Red White & BlondeThe Bob Newhart ShowThe Big Bang Theory, In & OutFirst FamilyElf, and Newhart. He has also gained much critical acclaim as a comedian and his 1960 live album, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, peaked the Billboard pop album chart.

Born Name

George Robert Newhart

Nick Name

Bob

Bob Newhart as seen while speaking at the National Press Club in 2002
Bob Newhart as seen while speaking at the National Press Club in 2002 (Public.Resource.Org / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Bob Newhart studied at St. Catherine of Siena Grammar School in Oak Park as well as at St. Ignatius College Prep (high school). Then, he got enrolled at the Loyola University Chicago from where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 1952.

He also attended the Loyola University Chicago School of Law for a short while.

Occupation

Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Voiceover Artist, Writer

Family

  • Father – George David Newhart (Part-owner of a plumbing and heating supply business)
  • Mother – Julia Pauline (née Burns) (Housewife)
  • Siblings – Virginia (Younger Sister), Mary Joan (Younger Sister) (A nun who taught at the all-girls Carmel High School in Mundelein, Illinois and at Immaculata High School in Chicago), Pauline (Younger Sister)
  • Others – George Michael Newhart (Paternal Grandfather), Emma F. O’Connor (Paternal Grandmother), John Joseph Burns (Maternal Grandfather), Laura Aloysius Shea (Maternal Grandmother), Paul Brittain (Nephew) (Actor, Comedian)
Standing from Left - Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace, and Peter Bonerz. Seated from Left - Bob Newhart and Suzanne Pleshette
Standing from Left – Bill Daily, Marcia Wallace, and Peter Bonerz. Seated from Left – Bob Newhart and Suzanne Pleshette (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Manager

Bob Newhart is represented by Monarch Entertainment Group, Inc., Talent Management Company, Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Genre

Deadpan, Satire

Medium

Stand-up, Film, Television

Subjects

American Culture, American Politics

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bob Newhart has dated –

  1. Michèle Girardon (1961)
  2. Virginia “Ginnie” Quinn (1963-Present) – On January 12, 1963, he got married to Virginia “Ginnie” Quinn and the duo parents 4 children – 2 sons named Robert and Timothy and 2 daughters named Jennifer and Courtney.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Bob Newhart is of Irish descent on his mother’s side and has German and Irish roots on his father’s side.

Bob Newhart as seen while smiling in a picture during the 1987 Emmy Awards
Bob Newhart as seen while smiling in a picture during the 1987 Emmy Awards (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Trademark one-sided telephone conversation
  • Stammering dialog delivery
  • Calm persona

Brand Endorsements

Bob Newhart has done endorsement work for –

  • Stamps.com (1999) (TV Commercial)
  • Norwest Banks (Early to mid-1990s) (TV Commercial)

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Bob Newhart Favorite Things

  • Stand-Up Routine – Abe Lincoln vs. Madison Avenue

SourceWikipedia

Bob Newhart as seen while doing a personal appearance at a K-Mart store in Norfolk, Virginia around the year 1991
Bob Newhart as seen while doing a personal appearance at a K-Mart store in Norfolk, Virginia around the year 1991 (JGKlein / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Bob Newhart Facts

  1. His album of comedic monologues, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, has been ranked as the 20th-best selling comedy album in history. It also won the 1961 Grammy Award for “Best Album of the Year”.
  2. Bob Newhart became very popular with his portrayal of Arthur Jeffries a.k.a. Professor Proton in the sci-fi television sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and this role won him the 2013 Emmy Award in the “Guest Actor in a Comedy Series” category.
  3. He was best friends with the late actress and voice actress, Suzanne Pleshette.

Featured Image by Public.Resource.Org / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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