Einstein, Bob 1940- (Super Dave Osborne)

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Einstein, Bob 1940- (Super Dave Osborne)

PERSONAL

Full name, Robert Einstein; born November 20, 1940 in Los Angeles, CA; son of Harry Einstein (a comedian) and Thelma Leeds (an actress); brother of Albert Brooks (an actor, writer, and director).

Addresses:

Manager—Meschures Campeas Thompson Synder and Pariser, 760 N. La Cienga Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career:

Actor, producer, and writer. Appeared in television commercials for Nike, 1994, Hager clothing, 1995, and Cerritos Auto Square, 2001.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award (with others), outstanding writing achievement in comedy, variety or music, 1969, for The Smothers Brothers Comedy; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding writing achievement in variety or music (with others), 1972, and best writing in variety or music, 1974, both for The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour; Emmy Award (with others), outstanding comedy, variety or music series, Emmy Award nominations (with others), outstanding writing in a comedy, variety or music series, 1976, 1977, both for Van Dyke and Company; Gemini Award nomination, best performance in a variety or performing arts program or series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1989, CableACE Award, actor in a comedy series, 1992, for The Super Dave Osborne Show.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Police officer, Get to Know Your Rabbit, Warner Bros., 1972.

Secret service agent, Another Nice Mess, 1972.

Sporting goods salesman, Modern Romance, Columbia, 1981.

Super Dave Osborne, The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (also known as Be the ManSuper Dave), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Dom Molinari, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Magnolia Pictures, 2002.

Agent Caldwell, Ocean's Thirteen (also known as 13), Warner Bros., 2007.

Film Work:

Director, Another Nice Mess, 1972.

Executive producer, The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (also known as Be the ManSuper Dave), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Officer Judy, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, CBS, 1967-69.

Regular, Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour, 1970.

Officer Judy, Tom Smothers' "Organic Prime Time Space Ride," 1971.

Super Dave Osborne, The Josh Byner Comedy Hour, 1972.

Various characters, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, CBS, 1973-74.

Officer Judy, Laugh Back (also known as Steve Allen's "Laugh Back"), 1975.

Regular, The Smothers Brothers Show, CBS, 1975.

Regular, Van Dyke and Company, NBC, 1976.

Super Dave Osborne, Bizarre, Showtime, 1981-85.

Super Dave Osborne, The Super Dave Osborne Show (also known as Super Dave), Showtime, c. 1988-1994.

Voice of Super Dave Osborne, Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire, 1992.

Himself and Super Dave Osborne, Super Dave Osborne's Vegas Spectacular, Showtime, 1994.

Super Dave Osborne, Super Dave's All Stars, YTV and syndicated, 1997.

(As Super Dave Osborne) Voice of Tony DeLoge, Crank Yankers, Comedy Central and MTV2, 2002-2003.

(As Super Dave Osborne) Announcer, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC, 2002—.

Marty Funkhouser, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Showtime, 2004-2005.

Larry, Arrested Development, Fox, 2005-2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Muk, Three for Tahiti, 1970.

The Return of the Smothers Brothers, 1970.

Joey and Dad, 1975.

Life's Most Embarrassing Moments, 1986.

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour: The 20th Reunion, 1988.

The 9th Annual ACE Awards, HBO, 1988.

The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1988.

Super Dave Osborne, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: 28th Anniversary Special, 1990.

Super Dave Osborne, Super Dave Special, 1990.

Dave Osborne, Super Bowl Saturday Nite, 1990.

(As Super Dave Osborne) Presenter, The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1992.

Super Dave Osborne, Comic Relief, 1992.

The 7th Annual Comedy Awards, ABC, 1993.

Super Dave Osborne, A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman, 1995.

(Uncredited) Himself, Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Bravo, 2002.

The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases, TV Land, 2006.

Kirby, The Jeff Garlin Program, TBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Super Dave Osborne) The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1971, 1990.

(As Super Dave Osborne) Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, multiple appearance beginning 1989, later CBS, 1993.

(As Super Dave Osborne) Himself, Saturday Night Clive, 1990, 1991.

In Living Color, Fox, 1992.

Howard Morton, "The Truth Be Told," Roseanne, ABC, 1997.

Super Dave Osborne, Sin City Spectacular, ABC, 1998.

Al, "Norm Pimps Wiener Dog," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 1999.

Super Dave Osborne, "Jimmy Asks Women ‘What Do You Weigh?,’" The Man Show, Comedy Central, 2003.

Also appeared in The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, Van Dyke and Company, 1976.

Producer, The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour, 1977.

Producer, Bizarre, Showtime, c. 1980-85.

Executive producer and creator, Super Dave, 1988-92.

Executive producer, Super Dave's Vegas Spectacular, 1995.

Executive producer, Super Dave's All Stars, 1997.

Television Work; Specials:

Producer, Van Dyke and Company, 1975.

Producer, Lola, 1975, 1976.

Executive producer, Joey and Dad, 1975.

Producer, Bizarre, 1979.

Creator and executive producer, Super Dave Special, 1990.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Appeared in the videos Super Dave Sports and Super Dave Ultimate Stuntman.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

Another Nice Mess, 1972.

(With others) The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (also known as Be the ManSuper Dave), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Television Specials:

Van Dyke and Company, 1975.

Lola, 1975, 1976.

Joey and Dad, 1975.

Bizarre, 1979.

Super Dave Special, 1990.

Television Episodes:

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, 1967.

The Summer Smothers Brothers Show, 1968.

The Smothers Brothers Show, 1970.

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, c. 1971-74.

The Ken Berry Wow Show, 1972.

The Sonny Comedy Revue, 1974.

The Hudson Brothers Show, 1974.

Van Dyke and Company, 1976-77.

The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour, 1977.

Super Dave, 1988-92.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 16, 1998; April 21, 1998.

Electronic:

Bob Einstein Website,http://www.bobeinstein.com, August 17, 2007.

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