Tuesday, May 01, 2007


You know -- George Utley, the clueless guy on "Newhart." Floyd from "Grace Under Fire." A familiar TV face.

According to The Associated Press:
Mr. Poston, who was married to Suzanne Pleshette of "The Bob Newhart Show," died Monday night at home after a brief illness, a family representative, Tanner Gibson, said Tuesday. The nature of his illness was not disclosed.

Bob Newhart remembered Mr. Poston as a "versatile and veteran performer and a kindhearted individual."

"Tom was always the 'go-to guy' on 'Newhart' in addition to being a good and longtime friend," Mr. Newhart said in a statement Tuesday.
Smitty earns the point, with Doc Larry coming in a close second.

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