Bob Elliott

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Born: 03/26/1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Lateline 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cabin Boy 1994 (Movie)

William Mayweather (Actor)

Get a Life! 1990 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Quick Change 1990 (Movie)

Bank Guard (Actor)

Chris Elliott's FDR -- A One-Man Show 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Action Family 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Night of 100 Stars II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

It Only Hurts When You Laugh 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Author! Author! 1982 (Movie)

Patrick Dicker (Actor)

From Cleveland 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy News 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Between Time and Timbuktu 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

Cold Turkey 1971 (Movie)

Telecaster Impressions (Actor)

Happy Days (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)
Production Management (1)

A Stranger to Love (TV Show)

Location Manager
Other (3)

Summer in February 2013 (Movie)

Hunt Master (Animal Trainer)

He Said, She Said 1991 (Movie)

(Driver)

Rush 1991 (Movie)

(Driver)

Relationships

Abby Elliott Actor

Granddaughter

Chris Elliott Actor

Son

Milestones

1990

Co-starred with son Chris Elliott on "Get a Life"

1979

Starred in NBC special, "Bob & Ray, Jane & Laraine & Gilda"

1970

Contributed to PBS children's show "The Electric Company"

1952

Won the Peabody Award

1951

Debuted on national radio with NBC

1946

Began first radio show with Ray Goulding, "Matinee with Bob and Ray"

Bonus Trivia

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Signed off each program with his catch phrase, "This is Bob Elliott, reminding you to hang by your thumbs."

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With Goulding, he co-hosted an audience participation show, "Pick and Play with Bob and Ray," in 1954. The audiences, which were culled from passers-by on the street through free ticket giveaways, frequently booed the performers because they were unfamiliar with their style of comedy.

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Many of their radio routines were adapted into illustrated pieces for Mad magazine.

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Elliott frequently played any child characters on their radio shows, while Goulding used a falsetto voice for female characters.

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With Goulding, he wrote the children's book Linda Lovely and the Fleebus (1960).

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When granddaughter Abby Elliott joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live," she was the third generation of her family to appear on the sketch comedy series.

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