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Bob Elliott

Biography

Comedian who all appeared on the air as one fifty percent of the comedic duo Bob and Ray for five years. He co-authored his son’s mock autobiography, Daddy’s Boy: A Son’s Stunning Account of Lifestyle using a Famous Dad in 1989. He started his comedic profession on the air alongside long-time partner Ray Goulding. He made an appearance within the Tim Burton-produced film Cabin Boy, where he performed his real-life son’s dad. He wedded Bob and Ray article writer Raymond Knight’s widow in 1954. His granddaughter Abby was a ensemble member on Sunday Evening Live. His kid may be the comedian and professional Chris Elliott.

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Full Name Bob Elliott
Date Of Birth March 26, 1923
Place Of Birth Boston, MA
Profession Comedian
Education Arizona Wildcats men's basketball, University of Arizona
Nationality American
Spouse Lee Elliott, Jane Frances Underwood
Children Chris Elliott, Colony Elliott Santangelo, Bob Elliott Jr., Amy Andersen, Shannon Elliott
Parents Gail M. Elliott, Fred Russell Elliott
Music Groups Bob and Ray
Movies Cabin Boy, Quick Change, The Gnomes' Great Adventure, Kidco, Author! Author!, Between Time and Timbuktu, Cold Turkey
TV Shows Get a Life, The Name's the Same, Bob and Ray
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#Fact
1His wife was the widow of "Bob and Ray" writer Raymond Knight.
2Grandfather of Abby Elliott.
3Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald S. Smith, pg. 55-57 (article "Bob and Ray"). New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
4"The Bob and Ray Show" (sporadically from 1946 to 1987) was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1995.
5He and Ray Goulding made up the comedy team "Bob and Ray".
6Father of Chris Elliott.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
King of the Hill2008TV SeriesEdgar Hornsby
LateLine1999TV SeriesWally Van Horn
Cabin Boy1994William Mayweather
Get a Life1990-1992TV SeriesFred Peterson
Quick Change1990Bank Guard
Newhart1988TV SeriesBill Loudon
Coming of Age1988TV Series
The Gnomes' Great Adventure1987Fred (voice)
FDR: A One Man Show1987TV MovieMake-Up Man
Action Family1986TV MovieThe Vendor
Trapper John, M.D.1985TV SeriesZeke Rainey
Kidco1984Policeman #2
Author! Author!1982Patrick Dicker
B.C.: A Special Christmas1981TV ShortPeter (voice)
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour1981TV Series
Vengeance1980Luke
Happy Days1979TV SeriesGil Crawford
Saturday Night Live1978TV SeriesInterviewer
The David Steinberg Show1976TV Series
Between Time and Timbuktu1972TV MovieBud Williams, Jr.
Cold Turkey1971Hugh Upson / David Chetley / Sandy Van Andy (as Bob)
Kid Gloves1960Short voice, as Bob
Test Dive Buddies1959Short voice, as Bob
Bob and Ray1951TV SeriesHost

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
From Cleveland1980TV Movie
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda1979written by

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda1979performer: "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Happy Days1970TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Christmas Special1969TV MovieHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The Jonathan Winters Specials1965TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show1957-1963TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Comedian
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1960-1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Revlon Revue1960TV SeriesHimself
The NBC Comedy Hour1956TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Name's the Same1955TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Nothing But the Best1953TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1990TV SeriesHimself
Later with Bob Costas1989TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning1989TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Monkhouse Show1986TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1983TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Comedian
From Cleveland1980TV MovieHimself - Host
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda1979Himself / Clyde McFeebie / Dr. Darryl Dexter / ...
The David Steinberg Show1977TV SeriesHimself
Looking at Radio1974TV Movie documentaryHimself
Flip1974TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1972TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob Monkhouse's Comedy Heroes2004TV MovieHimself
Get a Life1992TV SeriesFred Peterson

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