Bob Newhart, is a stand-up comedian and actor. He became well-known in
the 1960s when his album of comedy monologues The Button-Down Mind
of Bob Newhart. It was a worldwide bestseller and reached #1 on the
Billboard pop music charts and remains the 20th best-selling comedy
album in history. Newhart later went into acting, starring in two long-
running and prize-winning sitcoms, The Bob Newhart Show on CBS
from 1972 to 1978 and Newhart from 1982 to 1990, also on CBS.