Bob Einstein

Stewart Robert "Bob" Einstein (born November 20, 1942) is an American actor and comedy writer best known for his portrayal of the fictional stuntman Super Dave Osborne. Einstein was born in Los Angeles, California in 1942. His parents were Harry Einstein and Thelma Leeds. His younger brother is comedian and writer Albert Brooks, and his older brother, Cliff Einstein, is a retired advertising executive in Los Angeles, CA. Einstein got his start writing for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour for which he won an Emmy Award. The writing team also included Steve Martin and Rob Reiner. He also appeared on the show as Officer Judy. His best-known character, Super Dave Osborne, made his first appearance on The John Byner Comedy Hour, a 1972 TV series, was a regular on the 1980 TV series Bizarre and was a frequent guest on Late Night With David Letterman. In 1987 he got his own variety show named Super Dave, which ran from 1987 to 1991 on the Global Television Network in Canada (where the show was produced at the network's Toronto studio) and Showtime in the US. In 1992, an animated series Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire aired on Fox.


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