Robert Keeshan (1927–2004)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Captain Kangaroo (1955-1984) | CBS Afternoon Playhouse (1983) | The Howdy Doody Show (1947-1953)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Captain Kangaroo | Bob Keeshan | Bob Keeshen
NICKNAME  
Bob
BORN 
Jun 27, 1927 (died Jan 23, 2004)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The StupidsThe Stupids Charles Sender (as Bob Keeshan)  Less 1996 $25MM $2.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Howdy Doody's ChristmasHowdy Doody's Christmas (Short) Clarabell the Clown (uncredited)  Less 1951
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for HerculesHercules (TV Series) Aesop (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Andie MacDowell (Jan 4, 1998) Captain Kangaroo (as Bob Keeshan)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jeff Foxworthy ShowThe Jeff Foxworthy Show (TV Series) Mr. Peavey (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Breakfast TimeBreakfast Time (TV Series) Bob Keeshan  Less 1994–1996
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Day by DayDay by Day (TV Series) Captain Kangeroo (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Trading Places (Nov 27, 1988) Captain Kangeroo (as Bob Keeshan)  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Howdy Doody TimeIt's Howdy Doody Time (TV Special) Thanks (as Bob Keeshan)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Kideo TVKideo TV (TV Series) Host - 'Know Your Body' (1986-1988)  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for CBS StorybreakCBS Storybreak (TV Series) Host  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for Captain KangarooCaptain Kangaroo (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (803 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1984 803
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  • Primary photo for CBS Afternoon PlayhouseCBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series) Co-Producer (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Good Evening, CaptainGood Evening, Captain (TV Special) Host, Producer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters (1 episode, 1976), Performer ("Frosty the Snowman") (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Episode #2.11 (Dec 5, 1976) Himself / Various Characters, Performer ("Frosty the Snowman")  Less
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Performer ("Three Little Fishes", "Thank Heaven for Little Girls", "Sleepyhead") (1 episode, 1976), Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Feb 1, 1976) Captain Kangaroo, Performer ("Three Little Fishes", "Thank Heaven for Little Girls", "Sleepyhead")  Less
  • Primary photo for MisteRogers' NeighborhoodMisteRogers' Neighborhood (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1971 2
    • 1162 (Mar 30, 1971) Captain Kangaroo  Less
    • 1126 (Apr 27, 1970) Captain Kangaroo  Less
  • Primary photo for The Andy Williams ShowThe Andy Williams Show (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Mister MayorMister Mayor (TV Series) Mister Mayor / Captain Kangaroo (11 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 11
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  • Primary photo for Tinker's WorkshopTinker's Workshop (TV Series) Tinker the Toymaker, Co-Producer, Writer (Co-creator)  Less 1954–1959
  • Primary photo for Time for FunTime for Fun (TV Series) Corny The Clown  Less 1953–1955
  • Primary photo for Puppet PlayhousePuppet Playhouse (TV Series) Clarabell the Clown #1 (31 episodes, 1947)  Less 1947–1953 31
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  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Clarabell the Clown (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949 1
    • Episode #2.1 (Sep 20, 1949) Clarabell the Clown  Less
Self (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Television: The First Fifty YearsTelevision: The First Fifty Years (Video) Himself - Interviewee / Original Clarabelle / Captain Kangaroo  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Vicki!Vicki! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
    • Episode #1.26 (Oct 10, 1989) Himself (as Bob Keeshan)  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1989
  • Primary photo for All-Time Great TV Censored BloopersAll-Time Great TV Censored Bloopers (TV Movie) Himself (as Bob Keeshan)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Alan Hamel ShowThe Alan Hamel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Captain Kangaroo / Himself (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1979
    • Episode #19.31 (Oct 15, 1979) Himself - Captain Kangaroo (as Bob Keeshan)  Less
    • Episode #12.50 (Nov 10, 1972) Himself - Captain Kangaroo  Less
    • Episode #8.5 (Sep 13, 1968) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for CBS: On the AirCBS: On the Air (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual American Music AwardsThe 5th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Celebrity SweepstakesCelebrity Sweepstakes (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
    • Episode #2.11 (Dec 5, 1976) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Himself - Cameo / Captain Kangaroo - Panelist / Himself - Panelist (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1976
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  • Primary photo for The Bob Braun ShowThe Bob Braun Show (TV Series) Himself - Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Tony Orlando and DawnTony Orlando and Dawn (TV Series) Himself - as Captain Kangaroo (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for CherCher (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
    • Episode #2.4 (Sep 28, 1975) Himself (as Captain Kangaroo)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Dinah's PlaceDinah's Place (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #2.224 (Jul 14, 1970) Himself (as Bob Keeshan)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Ten Years Ago TodayTen Years Ago Today (TV Movie) Himself (as Clarabell the Clown)  Less 1949
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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