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Bob Sweeney

Highest Rated: 92% How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)

Lowest Rated: 82% Marnie (1964)

Birthday: Oct 19, 1918

Birthplace: Not Available

Bob Sweeney got his start in the entertainment industry as a radio announcer and as part of a radio comedy team. Later Sweeney began playing supporting roles on early television comedies. He played the part of Fibber McGee on the NBC television sitcom Fibber McGee and Molly opposite Gale Gordon. The show didn't last long and afterward Sweeney became a television director. He did occasionally return to acting and appeared in a few feature films, notably The Last Hurrah (1958), where he played the undertaker, and Marnie (1964), in which he played Cousin Bob. As a director, he helmed most of the episodes of The Andy Griffith Show during its first three years. Later in the decade, Sweeney began producing television shows such as Hawaii Five-0 as well as continued as a director until the mid-'80s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Born to Ride Gus 1991
No Score Yet Book of Love Mr. Snow 1991
No Score Yet Murder 101 Tilden Crane 1991
No Score Yet If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium Director 1987
No Score Yet Return to Mayberry Director 1986
92% How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 3rd Executive 1967
82% Marnie Cousin Bob 1964
86% Son of Flubber Mr. Harker 1963
No Score Yet Moon Pilot Sen. McGuire 1962
No Score Yet Toby Tyler Harry Tupper 1960
92% The Last Hurrah Johnny Degnan 1958
No Score Yet A Christmas Carol Actor 1954
No Score Yet South Sea Woman Lt. Miller 1953
No Score Yet Mr. Scoutmaster Hackett 1953
No Score Yet It Grows on Trees McGuire 1952

TV

Credit
40% The Bradys
1990
Director 1990
No Score Yet It's a Living
1980-1989
Director 1988
No Score Yet MacGyver
1985-1992
Director 1987
No Score Yet Matlock
1986-1995
Director 1987
No Score Yet Sledge Hammer!
1986-1988
Director 1987
No Score Yet Misfits of Science
1985-1986
Director 1985
No Score Yet Scarecrow and Mrs. King
1983-1987
Director 1985
No Score Yet Dukes of Hazzard
1979-1985
Director 1984
1983
1982
No Score Yet Dynasty
1981-1989
Director 1983
1982
1981
No Score Yet The Waltons
1972-1981
Director 1981
No Score Yet Hogan's Heroes
1965-1971
Director 1970
1968
1967
1966
No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show
1960-1968
Director 1964
1963
1962
1961
1960
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
Spengler 1960
No Score Yet The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
1952-1966
Grocer 1952

QUOTES FROM Bob Sweeney CHARACTERS

Mr. Harker says: We do our part to keep the wheels of democracy rolling; warriors unsung, unknown, misunderstood.

Prof. Ned Brainard says: If need be I imagine you'd put your own mother in jail.

Prof. Ned Brainard says: If need be, I imagine you'd put your own mother in jail.

Mr. Harker says: Funny you should mention that about Mom. A little matter of some unreported income from jams and jellies, hehe. We nailed her dead to rights!

Mr. Harker says: Funny you should mention that about Mom. A little matter of some unreported income from jams and jellies. We nailed her dead to rights!