Poston dies at 85

Tom PostonVeteran character actor Tom Poston has died after a brief illness at the age of 85. Best known for his Emmy-nominated role on Newhart (1982 to 1990) starring Bob Newhart, Poston played a variety of roles both on TV and in film during a career that spanned over 50 years, including most recently, Christmas with the Kranks. He leaves behind his third wife, Suzanne Pleshette, who ironically, played Bob Newhart’s wife on The Bob Newhart Show (1972 to 1976).

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  1. dylan allen • May 3, 2007 @ 5:46 AM

    i’m sorry to hear that tom poston died he was a really good actor and I just knew him from home improvment and besides he was my uncle.

  2. laughing out loud • May 6, 2007 @ 7:53 AM

    He was your uncle boy are you lucky someone would think you might be full of it but hey what do i know.He was funny while on TV and will be missed.

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