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Bob Smith (I) (1917–1998)

Actor | Soundtrack | Music Department

Beloved pioneer TV kids' show host, Buffalo Bob Smith was the co-creator and host of TV's Howdy Doody for almost its entire thirteen-year run (NBC: 1947 - 1960), being sidelined for a little less ... read full biography
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Nov 27, 1917 (died Jul 30, 1998)
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Past Film & Video (8 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Performer ("Howdy Doody - It's Howdy Doody Time") (as Robert Smith) Performer ("Howdy Doody - It's Howdy Doody Time") (as Robert Smith)   See fewer
$35MM
$190K
$23MM
$75MM
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Writer ("'Howdy Doody' Theme") (as Robert Smith) Writer ("'Howdy Doody' Theme") (as Robert Smith)   See fewer
$185MM
$100MM
$317MM
$787MM
Man on the Moon (1999)
Lyrics ("It's Howdy Doody Time" (1947)) (as Robert Smith) Lyrics ("It's Howdy Doody Time" (1947)) (as Robert Smith)   See fewer
$82MM
$7.5MM
$35MM
$47MM
Problem Child 2 (1991)
Father Flanagan (as 'Buffalo' Bob Smith) Father Flanagan (as 'Buffalo' Bob Smith)   See fewer
$15MM
$5.4MM
$25MM
$33MM
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Thanks (as Buffalo Bob Smith) Thanks (as Buffalo Bob Smith)   See fewer
$40MM
$19MM
$88MM
$246MM
Hindi pahuhuli ng buhay (1989)
Writer ("Loving You Is Killing Me") (uncredited) Writer ("Loving You Is Killing Me") (uncredited)   See fewer
Track of Thunder (1967)
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Howdy Doody's Christmas (1951)
(Short) - Buffalo Bob Smith / Voice of Howdy Doody (uncredited) Buffalo Bob Smith / Voice of Howdy Doody (uncredited)   See fewer
Past Television (7 titles) Episodes
It's Howdy Doody Time (1987)
(TV Special) - Buffalo Bob Smith / Howdy Doody (voice), Lyrics Buffalo Bob Smith / Howdy Doody (voice), Lyrics   See fewer
Treasure Island (1982)
(TV Movie) - Actor Actor   See fewer
The New Howdy Doody Show (1976–1978)
(TV Series) - Buffalo Bob Smith (5 episodes) Buffalo Bob Smith (5 episodes)   See fewer
Doodyville documentary: episode 5 Season 1, Episode 5 - Buffalo Bob Smith Buffalo Bob Smith   See fewer
5
Happy Days (1975)
(TV Series) - Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1975) Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1975)   See fewer
The Howdy Doody Show (Feb 18, 1975) Season 2, Episode 17 - Buffalo Bob Smith (as Robert E. Smith) Buffalo Bob Smith (as Robert E. Smith)   See fewer
1
Laugh-In (1971)
(TV Series) - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1971) Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1971)   See fewer
Episode #5.4 (Oct 4, 1971) Season 5, Episode 4 - Guest Performer (uncredited) Guest Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Episode #5.1 (Sep 13, 1971) Season 5, Episode 1 - Guest Performer (uncredited) Guest Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
2
Puppet Playhouse (1947–1960)
(TV Series) - Buffalo Bob / Howdy Doody (111 episodes, 1947) Buffalo Bob / Howdy Doody (111 episodes, 1947)   See fewer
Episode #12.46 (Nov 14, 1959) Season 12, Episode 46 - Buffalo Bob Buffalo Bob   See fewer
111
Howdy Doody (1956)
(TV Series) - Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1956) Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1956)   See fewer
Untitled (1956) Buffalo Bob Smith Buffalo Bob Smith   See fewer
1
Archive Footage (6 titles)
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials (2004)
(TV Movie) - Buffalo Bob / Voice of Howdy Doody - for Colgate Toothpaste (archive footage) Buffalo Bob / Voice of Howdy Doody - for Colgate Toothpaste (archive footage)   See fewer
Television: The First Fifty Years (1999)
(Video) - Buffalo Bob Smith / Howdy Doody (archive footage) Buffalo Bob Smith / Howdy Doody (archive footage)   See fewer
Quantum Leap (1989)
(TV Series) - Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1989) Buffalo Bob Smith (1 episode, 1989)   See fewer
Genesis: Part 1 - September 13, 1956 (Mar 26, 1989) Season 1, Episode 1 - Buffalo Bob Smith (archive footage) Buffalo Bob Smith (archive footage)   See fewer
Our World (1987)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1987) Himself (1 episode, 1987)   See fewer
Secrets and Surprises: Autumn 1948 (Jan 1, 1987) Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America (1969)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Ten Years Ago Today (1949)
(TV Movie) - Himself (as Buffalo Bob) (archive footage) Himself (as Buffalo Bob) (archive footage)   See fewer
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