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Bill Daily

Biography

Iconic American television actor known for his roles around the series We Imagine Jeannie as well as the Bob Newhart Show. He attempted to aid himself like a musician before becoming drafted to battle in the Korean Battle. He made visitor appearances around the series Bewitched and My Mom the automobile. He comes with an used son and child with wife, Becky Daily. He previously his breakout part on I Imagine Jeannie, performing alongside Barbara Eden.

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Full Name Bill Daily
Date Of Birth August 27, 1927
Place Of Birth Des Moines, IA
Height 1.83 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Becky Daily, Patricia Anderson
Children J. Patrick Daily, Becca Daily, Kimberley Daily
Awards TV Land Icon Award
Nominations TV Land Favorite Nosy Neighbor Award
Movies I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later, I Still Dream of Jeannie, Alligator II: The Mutation, The Barefoot Executive, In Name Only, Valentine Magic on Love Island, Magic on Love Island, Rendezvous Hotel, Triple Play I, Murder at the Mardi Gras
TV Shows ALF, Small & Frye, Aloha Paradise, The Bob Newhart Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Match Game, Starting From Scratch
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#Fact
1Signed autographs at Hollywood Collectors Show in Burbank, California. Semi-retired in Albuquerque, New Mexico. [October 2004]
2Daughter named Becca with Vivian Sanchez.
3Also known for the role of Howard Borden the divorced neighbor of doctor Bob Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show (1972).
4He had been writing for comedian Steve Allen when he and his wife adopted a child. His first role on television was on the series Bewitched (1964) where he picked a boy staying with the Stephenses whom they were adopting.
5He knew Bob Newhart in Chicago before they were first well-known and 15 years before he joined the cast of The Bob Newhart Show (1972).
6During the Korean War, Daily was drafted into the army, sent to Korea and served in an artillery unit. He met actor/musician Dick Contino there and the two would travel to various units giving shows. Contino would sing and play the accordion and Daily, who was an accomplished musician, would play the stand-up bass.
7Daughter Kimberley born in 1959. Son Patrick born in 1957.
8Father of J. Patrick Daily.
9His nephew, Dick Daily, is a popular Hollywood reporter for several radio stations in Australia.
10Handsome, witty and appealing supporting actor best known for playing Major Healey on I Dream of Jeannie (1965).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Horrorween2011GrandPa
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesDoc - Charlie's Father / Charlie's Father
The Naked Truth1997TV SeriesDoc
George & Leo1997TV SeriesThe Pilot
Bob1992-1993TV SeriesVic Victor
I Still Dream of Jeannie1991TV MovieColonel Roger Healey
Alligator II: The Mutation1991Mayor Anderson
The Munsters Today1990TV SeriesCount Strimpkin
Newhart1990TV SeriesSam Leary
Starting from Scratch1988-1989TV SeriesDr. James Shepherd
I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later1985TV MovieColonel Roger Healey
Comedy Factory1985TV Series
Small & Frye1983TV SeriesDr. Hanratty
Trapper John, M.D.1983TV SeriesMr. Stevens
The Powers of Matthew Star1982TV SeriesFrank Trenton
I've Had It Up to Here1982TV Movie
Aloha Paradise1981TV SeriesCurtis Shea
Alone at Last1980/ITV MovieGregg Elliott
Valentine Magic on Love Island1980TV MovieCharles
The Love Boat1979TV SeriesPaul Turner
CHiPs1979TV SeriesBalford
Rendezvous Hotel1979TV MovieWalter Grainger
$weepstake$1979TV SeriesFred
Flying High1978TV SeriesBob Griffen
Murder at the Mardi Gras1978TV MovieJack Murphy
The Bob Newhart Show1972-1978TV SeriesHoward Borden
Love, American Style1972TV SeriesDonald Baxter (segment "Love and the Country Girl") / Larry (segment "Love and the Single Sister")
Mary Tyler Moore1972TV SeriesPeter 'Pete' Peterson
Getting Together1972TV SeriesMcAdam
Inside O.U.T.1971TV ShortRon Hart
The Barefoot Executive1971Navigator
I Dream of Jeannie1965-1970TV SeriesMajor Roger Healey Captain Roger Healey Capt. Roger Healey
In Name Only1969TV MoviePeter Garrity
The Farmer's Daughter1965TV SeriesGallery Manager / Manfred
My Mother the Car1965TV SeriesPhil Durkin
Bewitched1964TV SeriesMr. Johnson

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caroline in the City1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dinah!1975TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Dream of Jeannie1967TV Series performer - 1 episode

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Dream of Jeannie1969TV Series written by - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bob Newhart Show: Group Therapy2014Video documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The 3rd Annual TV Land Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Biography1999-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
On Stage at the Kennedy Center: The Mark Twain Prize2002TV MovieHimself / Howard Borden
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Donny & Marie1999TV Series
1996 MTV Movie Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The Geraldo Rivera Show1995TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Newhart Show 19th Anniversary Special1991TV SpecialHoward Borden
Showbiz Today1991TV SeriesHimself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1983-1984TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Tattletales1982-1983TV SeriesHimself
Card Sharks1980TV SeriesHimself
Match Game 731973-1980TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Alan Hamel Show1977TV SeriesHimself
CBS Galaxy1977TV SpecialHimself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show1962-1977TV SeriesHimself - Comedian / Himself / Himself - Actor / ...
Match Game PM1975TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Jim Stafford Show1975TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1974-1975TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host
Tattletales1975TV SeriesHimself
The Real Tom Kennedy Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Show1969TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Della1969TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1969TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The John Gary Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The Woody Woodbury Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The New Steve Allen Show1964TV SeriesHimself
Tonight!1953-1955TV SeriesAnnouncer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pioneers of Television2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHoward Borden - Bob Newhart Show
Playboy: Farrah Fawcett, All of Me1997Video documentaryHimself
TV's Funniest Game Show Moments1984TV SpecialHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1973TV SeriesNavigator
Bewitched1965TV SeriesMr. Johnson

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Icon AwardTV Land AwardsThe Bob Newhart Show (1972)· Bob Newhart
· Peter Bonerz (director)
· Suzanne Pleshette
· Marcia Wallace

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Nosy NeighborThe Bob Newhart Show (1972)


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