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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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49 titles
Released Film and Video (7 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
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
Released 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 (1976-1977) Buffalo Bob Smith (1976-1977)   See fewer
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 (109 episodes, 1947) Buffalo Bob / Howdy Doody (109 episodes, 1947)   See fewer
Episode #12.46 (Nov 14, 1959) Season 12, Episode 46 - Buffalo Bob Buffalo Bob   See fewer
109
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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