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Bob Ross


Iconic American painter and previous television host of PBS’ The Pleasure of Painting. His well-known perm came into being when he had a need to spend less and he wanted a means around haircuts. He offered in the U.S. Surroundings Force. During this time period, he initial experienced the Alaskan landscaping when he was stationed on Elmendorf Surroundings Force Bottom. Alaska would turn into a continuing theme in his creative function. He was motivated to color after viewing The Magic Globe of Essential oil Painting, the present hosted by his upcoming mentor, Costs Alexander. He utilized his television popularity to launch an effective brand of artwork items and instructional books. He was raised using a half-brother, Jim, whom he’d reference point on his display. He was wedded 3 x, to women called Lynda, Jane and Lydia. He previously three sons called Morgan, Steven and Bob. His warm, soft-spoken instructional design bears comparison compared to that of fellow tv character Mr. Rogers.

Quick Facts

Full Name Bob Ross
Date Of Birth October 29, 1942
Place Of Birth Daytona Beach, FL
Height 1.88 m
Profession Painter
Education Elizabeth Forward High School
Nationality American
Spouse Jane Ross, Lynda Brown
Children Morgan Ross, Bob Ross, Steven Ross
Parents Ollie Ross, Jack Ross
Siblings Jim Ross
Awards Shorty Award for Twitch Streamer of the Year
TV Shows The Joy of Painting
Star Sign Scorpio

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1His wife, Jane, died during The Joy of Painting (1983)'s 20th season in 1993. He dedicated the series to her.
2Filmed his television show at the PBS station in Muncie, Indiana.
3Is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park Gotha, Florida. USA.
4After retiring from the military he made a promise vowing never to scream again.
5Had a pet squirrel named Peapod.
6Has a son, Steven.
7Retired from the Air Force.



Firebringer2016special thanks



The Joy of Painting1983-1994TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Host

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The Drunken Peasants2016TV SeriesHimself
Bellator Fighting Championships2012TV SeriesHimself
Bob Ross: The Happy Painter2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
De wereld draait door2007TV SeriesHimself

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1We don't make mistakes, we just have happy little accidents.
2There are no mistakes in your world.

1His Beard
2Soft, encouraging voice
3Frizzy perm

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