Bob Newhart

1929 - Today

Bob Newhart

George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American stand-up comedian and actor noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery style. Newhart came to prominence in 1960 when his album of comedic monologues, The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart, became a bestseller and reached number one on the Billboard pop album chart; it remains the 20th-best selling comedy album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back!, was also a success, and the two albums held the Billboard number one and number two spots simultaneously.Newhart later went into acting, starring as Chicago psychologist Robert Hartley in The Bob Newhart Show during the 1970s and then as Vermont innkeeper Dick Loudon on the 1980s series Newhart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Newhart has received more than 7,101,100 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 696th most popular comedian.

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  • 7.1M

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  • 58.26

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  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Bob Newhart ranks 10 out of 8Before him are Dick Van Dyke, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Martin, George Carlin, Adam Sandler, and Ellen DeGeneres. After him are Bob Hope, Chevy Chase, Simon Pegg, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, and Andy Kaufman.

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Among people born in 1929, Bob Newhart ranks 97Before him are Chespirito, John Polanyi, Věra Chytilová, Hugo Claus, José Santamaría, and Yozo Aoki. After him are Isabel Sarli, Sam Nujoma, Gordon Moore, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Bruno Cremer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Newhart ranks 1,377 out of 12,171Before him are Ray Liotta (1954), Laurence Fishburne (1961), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Walter Brennan (1894), Ethan Allen (1738), and Izzy Stradlin (1962). After him are Charles Eames (1907), David Gross (1941), Christopher A. Sims (1942), Ricky Martin (1971), Gordon Moore (1929), and John Forsythe (1918).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Bob Newhart ranks 10Before him are Dick Van Dyke (1925), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Steve Martin (1945), George Carlin (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), and Ellen DeGeneres (1958). After him are Chevy Chase (1943), Don Rickles (1926), Joan Rivers (1933), Andy Kaufman (1949), Lucille Ball (1911), and Richard Pryor (1940).