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Bob Newhart Reveals the Secret to His Successful Marriage with Wife Ginny After 57 Years

Bob Newhart Reveals the Secret to His Successful Marriage with Wife Ginny After 57 Years

Bob Newhart is opening up about his long-lasting marriage to wife Ginny!

During a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the 91-year-old comedian and actor revealed the key to his 57-year-long marriage to Ginny, 79.

“There’s something about laughter and the longevity of a marriage,” Bob shared.

Bob was introduced to Ginny by a friend back in the early ’60s. They married on married on January 12, 1963 and have four kids – sons Robert and Timothy, and daughters Jennifer and Courtney. They also have 10 grandchildren.

After starting out doing stand-up comedy in the ’60s, Bob transitioned into acting and starred on his own sitcom The Bob Newhart Show. After starring in several TV shows, Bob appeared in movies including Catch-22 and Elf.

Bob also made six appearances over the course of The Big Bang Theory, for which he won his first Emmy Award in 2013.

A few months ago, actor James Caan explained why an Elf sequel will never happen.

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