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Photo of Bob Newhart (Bob Newhart won the Mark Twain Prize for Humor in 2002)

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart is perhaps the only man in the world who can talk to himself on the phone without people looking at him strangely. He of the world-famous one-way phone conversations is also a household name to generations, thanks to his two extremely successful, long-running television series. And he is picking up new fans every day, from youngsters to college students, who watch him nightly on "Nick At Nite" and who attend his comedy concerts in large numbers. Bob recently starred in the Showtime original film The Sports Pages, directed by Richard Benjamin and executive produced by Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy and George Zaloom. Bob starred alongside Kelsey Grammer in the tale How Doc Waddems Finally Broke A 100, the story of a man (Bob) on trial for the murder of his rule quoting, by-the-book golf partner (Kelsey Grammer).