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Newhart Cast List

Updated June 14, 2019 10.4k views20 items

Newhart cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Newhart main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Newhart stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Newhart focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Newhart that are on here as well.

This list contains items like Jeff Doucette and Stella Stevens

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Newhart?" or "Who starred on Newhart?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Newhart actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Newhart actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Bill Maher

    Politically Incorrect, Sara
    William Maher (; born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host. He is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and...  more
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    Bob Newhart

    The Big Bang Theory, The Bob Newhart Show
    George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American stand-up comedian and actor, noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery. Newhart came to prominence in 1960 when his album of...  more
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    Jennifer Holmes

    Newhart, Misfits of Science
    Jennifer Holmes (born August 23, 1955, in Seekonk, Massachusetts) is an American television actress. Holmes is best known for her role as Leslie Vanderkellen, a fabulously rich, world-class skier who...  more
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    Julia Duffy

    Newhart, Designing Women
    Julia Duffy (born Julia Margaret Hinds; June 27, 1951) is an American actress best known for playing Stephanie Vanderkellen on the sitcom Newhart (1983–90). For this role, she received seven Emmy...  more
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    Mary Frann

    Newhart, Return to Peyton Place
    Mary Frann (born Mary Frances Luecke, February 27, 1943 – September 23, 1998) was an American stage, film and television actress. Frann is best known for her role as Bob Newhart's wife, Joanna...  more
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    Don Knotts

    The Andy Griffith Show, Three's Company
    Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which...  more
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    Peter Scolari

    Newhart, Bosom Buddies
    Peter Thomas Scolari (born September 12, 1955) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Michael Harris on Newhart (1984–1990) and Henry Desmond in Bosom Buddies (1980–1982). Scolari...  more
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    Tom Poston

    Mork & Mindy, Newhart
    Thomas Gordon Poston (October 17, 1921 – April 30, 2007) was an American television and film actor. He starred on television in a career that began in 1950. He appeared as a comic actor, game show...  more
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    William Sanderson

    True Blood, Deadwood
    William Sanderson (born January 10, 1944) is an American character actor famous for his roles in Blade Runner (1982), Newhart (1982–1990), Deadwood (2004–2006, 2019) and True Blood (2008–2010, 2012)....  more
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    Ed McMahon

    Concentration, Legends of the Superheroes
    Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American announcer, game show host, comedian, trapeze artist, police officer, actor and singer. McMahon and Johnny Carson began...  more
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    Steven Kampmann (born May 31, 1947) is an American actor, writer, and director. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his role as Kirk Devane on the first two seasons of...  more
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    Estelle Getty

    The Golden Girls, Fantasy Island
    Estelle Getty (née Scher; also known as Estelle Gettleman; July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was an American actress and comedian, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best known for...  more
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    Tony Papenfuss (born March 26, 1950 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota) is an American television and film actor. Papenfuss is best known for his role as one of the brothers Darryl on Newhart. He was "my...  more
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    Jeff Doucette

    The Tick, Bobby's World
    Jeff Doucette (born November 25, 1947) is an American television and film actor. Doucette has appeared in over 92 films and television series which include Splash, All The Way, The Dentist 2,...  more
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    Kathy Kinney

    The Drew Carey Show, Drew Carey's Green Screen Show
    Kathy Kinney (born November 3, 1954, Stevens Point, Wisconsin) is an American actress and comedian. She gained considerable popularity in the late 1990s for playing Mimi Bobeck, the outrageously...  more
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    Michael Lessac (born 1940) is a theatre, television, and film director and screenwriter. Lessac is also the Artistic Director of Colonnades Theatre Lab, Inc and of Colonnades Theatre Lab, South...  more
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    Stella Stevens

    Highlander: The Series, Fantasy Island
    Stella Stevens (born Estelle Eggleston; October 1, 1938) is an American film, television, and stage actress. She began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as Girls! Girls!...  more
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    Suzanne Pleshette

    The Bob Newhart Show, G.I. Joe: Sigma 6
    Suzanne Pleshette (January 31, 1937 – January 19, 2008) was an American actress and voice actress. Pleshette started her career in the theatre and began appearing in films in the late 1950s and later...  more
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    Thomas Hill

    V, V: The Final Battle
    Thomas N. Hill (June 2, 1927 – April 20, 2009) was an American character actor and director on stage for decades before starting in film in the mid-1960s and on television in the 1980s. Born in Fort...  more
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    Todd Susman

    The Bob Crane Show, Goodnight
    Todd Susman (born January 17, 1947) is an American actor....  more