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 Robert William “Uncle Bobby” Ash

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Robert William “Uncle Bobby” Ash

Birth
Walsall, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, West Midlands, England
Death
20 May 2007 (aged 82)
Elliot Lake, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
19499004 View Source

Television Personality. He was a popular Canadian children's entertainer and icon known as "Uncle Bobby." His television program, "Uncle Bobby And His Friends", made it's debut on the Toronto, Ontario, CFTO TV Station on January 20, 1964. The program which ran for two years, finished it's run on the CTV network and remained popular for many years afterwards. The series featured the likes of a ventriloquist, magician, wildlife and clay artists, a singing police officer, an accordion player, and the puppet, Bimbo The Birthday Clown. He died at his home in Elliott Lake, Ontario.





Television Personality. He was a popular Canadian children's entertainer and icon known as "Uncle Bobby." His television program, "Uncle Bobby And His Friends", made it's debut on the Toronto, Ontario, CFTO TV Station on January 20, 1964. The program which ran for two years, finished it's run on the CTV network and remained popular for many years afterwards. The series featured the likes of a ventriloquist, magician, wildlife and clay artists, a singing police officer, an accordion player, and the puppet, Bimbo The Birthday Clown. He died at his home in Elliott Lake, Ontario.





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