St. Ignatius College Preparatory School
Loyola University Chicago
Took on the recurring role of Arthur Jeffries on the sitcom "The Big Bang Theory"
Appeared in comedy feature "Horrible Bosses"
Nominated for the 2009 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Reprised role of Judson for third film in trilogy "The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice" (TNT); earned an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Movie
Returned to play Judson for "The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines" (TNT)
Published first book I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This
Played recurring role on ABC's "Desperate Housewives" as Morty, the on-again/off-again boyfriend of Susan Mayer's (Teri Hatcher) mother
Played Judson, the head of the Metropolitan Public Library in TNT movie "The Librarian: Quest for the Spear"
Played Papa Elf opposite Will Ferrell in the comedy "Elf"
Appeared in the comedy "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde," starring Reese Witherspoon
Guest-starred on NBC's "ER" as an elderly architect who befriends Dr. Susan Lewis (Sherry Stringfield) after he tried to commit suicide because he's going blind; received an Emmy nomination for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (January 6)
Returned to features in "In and Out" as a high school principal
Co-starred with Judd Hirsch on short-lived CBS sitcom "George & Leo"
Developed and starred in fourth series "Bob" (CBS) as comic book artist Bob McKay
Reprised role as the voice of Bernard for the sequel "The Rescuers Down Under"
Starred in third series "Newhart" (CBS) as Vermont inn owner Dick Loudon
Voiced Bernard in the animated feature "The Rescuers"
Made TV-movie debut in "Thursday's Game" (ABC), written by James L. Brooks
Starred as Dr. Bob Hartley on "The Bob Newhart Show" (CBS)
Cast as Major Major in "Catch-22," the film version of Joseph Heller's novel directed by Mike Nichols
First substantial acting role, as Willard Gnatpole in "Hot Millions"
Made feature debut in Don Siegel's "Hell Is for Heroes"
Starred in "The Bob Newhart Show" variety program for NBC; earned Emmy Award nomination
First comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart reached No. 1 on the LP charts
Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Began writing and performing radio comedy sketches while working as an accountant.
In 1985, Newhart was rushed to the emergency room, suffering with polycythemia, after years of heavily smoking. He made a recovery, several weeks after.
He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 1993.
Newhart received an honorary doctorate from Loyola Marymount College in 1994.