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Bob Elliott

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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
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 His wife was the widow of "Bob and Ray" writer Raymond Knight.
2 Grandfather of Abby Elliott.
3 Biography 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.
5 He and Ray Goulding made up the comedy team "Bob and Ray".
6 Father of Chris Elliott.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
King of the Hill 2008 TV Series Edgar Hornsby
LateLine 1999 TV Series Wally Van Horn
Cabin Boy 1994 William Mayweather
Get a Life 1990-1992 TV Series Fred Peterson
Quick Change 1990 Bank Guard
Newhart 1988 TV Series Bill Loudon
Coming of Age 1988 TV Series
The Gnomes' Great Adventure 1987 Fred (voice)
FDR: A One Man Show 1987 TV Movie Make-Up Man
Action Family 1986 TV Movie The Vendor
Trapper John, M.D. 1985 TV Series Zeke Rainey
Kidco 1984 Policeman #2
Author! Author! 1982 Patrick Dicker
B.C.: A Special Christmas 1981 TV Short Peter (voice)
The Steve Allen Comedy Hour 1981 TV Series
Vengeance 1980 Luke
Happy Days 1979 TV Series Gil Crawford
Saturday Night Live 1978 TV Series Interviewer
The David Steinberg Show 1976 TV Series
Between Time and Timbuktu 1972 TV Movie Bud Williams, Jr.
Cold Turkey 1971 Hugh Upson / David Chetley / Sandy Van Andy (as Bob)
Kid Gloves 1960 Short voice, as Bob
Test Dive Buddies 1959 Short voice, as Bob
Bob and Ray 1951 TV Series Host

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
From Cleveland 1980 TV Movie
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda 1979 written by

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda 1979 performer: "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The David Frost Show 1970 TV Series Himself
Happy Days 1970 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Christmas Special 1969 TV Movie Himself
The Dick Cavett Show 1968 TV Series Himself
The Jonathan Winters Specials 1965 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show 1957-1963 TV Series Himself / Himself - Comedian
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1960-1962 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show 1962 TV Series Himself - Comedian
The Revlon Revue 1960 TV Series Himself
The NBC Comedy Hour 1956 TV Series Himself - Comedian
The Name's the Same 1955 TV Series Himself - Co-Host
Nothing But the Best 1953 TV Series Himself - Comedian
Late Night with David Letterman 1982-1990 TV Series Himself
Later with Bob Costas 1989 TV Series Himself
CBS This Morning 1989 TV Series Himself
The Bob Monkhouse Show 1986 TV Series Himself
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1969-1983 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Comedian
From Cleveland 1980 TV Movie Himself - Host
Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda 1979 Himself / Clyde McFeebie / Dr. Darryl Dexter / ...
The David Steinberg Show 1977 TV Series Himself
Looking at Radio 1974 TV Movie documentary Himself
Flip 1974 TV Series Himself
What's My Line? 1972 TV Series Himself - Mystery Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob Monkhouse's Comedy Heroes 2004 TV Movie Himself
Get a Life 1992 TV Series Fred Peterson

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