One of the most important, influential, and beloved figures in the history of American comedy, Chicago native Bob Newhart has been entertaining audiences around the world for over 50 years. In that time, Bob has managed to star in two of the most beloved sitcoms in television history, “The Bob Newhart Show” and “Newhart,” win Peabody and Emmy awards for “The Bob Newhart Variety Show,” release eight comedy albums (including the first to ever hit number one on the charts), host “The Tonight Show” an astounding eighty-seven times, win three Grammys, write a New York Times bestseller, and appear in fourteen feature films.