Bobby Van

Bobby Van

Highest Rated: 92% Kiss Me Kate (1953)

Lowest Rated: 17% Lost Horizon (1973)

Birthday: Dec 6, 1928

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Bobby Van worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bobby Van's earliest roles were in film, including the musical "Because You're Mine" (1952) with Mario Lanza, the Kathryn Grayson adaptation "Kiss Me Kate" (1953) and the musical "Small Town Girl" (1953) with Jane Powell. He also appeared in "The Affairs of Dobie Gillis" (1953). In the sixties and the seventies, Bobby Van devoted his time to various credits, such as "It's Only Money" (1962) starring Jerry Lewis, "Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La" (ABC, 1972-73) and "Lost Horizon" (1972). He also worked on "The Bobby Van and Elaine Joyce Show" (CBS, 1973-74) and "Showoffs" (ABC, 1974-76). Bobby Van had a number of different projects under his belt in the seventies, including "The Fun Factory" (NBC, 1975-76), "Bunco" (NBC, 1976-77) and "Circus of the Stars" (CBS, 1976-77). His credits also expanded to "Make Me Laugh" and "The Lovebirds" (CBS, 1978-79). Bobby Van last appeared in "The Hustler of Muscle Beach" (ABC, 1979-1980). Bobby Van passed away in July 1980 at the age of 52.

Highest rated movies

Kiss Me Kate
Lost Horizon




17% 45% Lost Horizon Harry Lovett (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lost Flight Eddie Randolph (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 57% The Affairs of Dobie Gillis Dobie Gillis (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 13% Small Town Girl Ludwig Schlemmer (Character) - 1953
92% 63% Kiss Me Kate 'Gremio' (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 48% Skirts Ahoy! Self - 1952
No Score Yet 33% Because You're Mine Artie Pilcer (Character) - 1952


No Score Yet No Score Yet Beyond Westworld Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
43% 88% Battlestar Galactica Hector (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet 80% CHiPs Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tattletales Unknown (Character),
100% 86% Wonder Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1973-1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet You Bet Your Life Guest 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gibbsville Unknown (Guest Star)