George Robert Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery.
Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him. Original airdate: May 26, 2019.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.
Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Chrysler Pacifica (www.pacificaconan.com), Mizzen+Main (www.comfortable.af code: CONAN), Turo, and Calming Comfort (www.calmingcomfortblanket.com code: CONAN).
Before he was in Hamilton, Daveed Diggs was an aspiring actor, rapper and spoken word performer creating "a rap curriculum" for Bay Area schools. Marc talks with Daveed about how that was the perfect starting point for his eventual portrayal of Thomas Jefferson. They also talk about Oakland, Daveed's rap group Clipping, and his new movie Blindspotting, which he co-wrote as a kind of love letter to his always-changing hometown. Also, Marc gives Bob Newhart a call to talk about his new Audible series, Hi, Bob. This episode is sponsored by The Roast of Bruce Willis on Comedy Central, Squarespace, and Sennheiser. 
Bob Newhart will be returning to his EMMY winning role of Arthur Jeffries/Prof. Proton on the Thursday, November 2nd episode of The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon's very own Obi Wan, returns to him in another time of need. Wil Wheaton will also reprise his role in the episode as Sheldon's on and off again nemesis. The Big Bang Theory airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on CBS before moving to its regular night of Thursdays at 8 p.m. on November 2nd. Bob Newhart was nearly 30 years-old and working as an accountant in Chicago, when he struck comic gold with his first comedy album. His incredible journey was thoroughly explored in AMERICAN MASTERS Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned on PBS. More recently, Newhart's TV contributions have been highlighted on PBS' popular series, "Pioneers of Television." His career as an entertainer has spanned 56 years, including multiple television series, 14 feature films and millions of albums sold worldwide and he is the recipient of many honors, including the "Mark Twain Prize for American Humor," presented by the Kennedy Center, He and induction into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' "Hall of Fame." In 2013, he won his first Emmy® for recurring appearances on the hit show "Big Bang Theory" and he also appears in the series, "The Librarians," on TNT.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Sep 5th, 1929
Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Episode Count
5
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
4 hours, 21 minutes