Robert John Holthaus who is famous by the name of Bob Holt was a popular personality, who has given a lot of commendable work in the industry. John was an American actor widely recognized for his voice work. His notable works include The Adventures of the American Rabbit, Wizards, and Gremlins.
He was born on December 28, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, the USA, as Robert John Holthaus to a well-fitted family. He was brought up in the same country. He completed schooling at one of the nearby eminent schools and later went to university for further educational qualifications. He finally commenced his journey in the Film Industry in 1950 through the movie, Julius Caesar in which he played the role of Octavius Caesar. He attained fame after this movie and was offered different opportunities in this field. After some time, he began his career as a voice artist in 1968 via the short film Johnny Learns His Manners, in which he was behind every voice. Moreover, he was seen in numerous works like Bedknobs and Broomsticks, various animated television specials with Dr. Seuss, for say, The Lorax (1972) and Hoober Bloob Highway (1975), and the animated film version of Charlotte's Web. His work provided him with fame and respect from his fans around the world. He has earned love from people due to his exceptional talent both as a voice artist and actor. Additionally, he has been featured in numerous films and shows. He has also worked on a few animated films, including the 1974 sequel The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat, which earned him a lot of popularity from his fans. His work has always given him the limelight in this Industry. John is acknowledged as a commendable voice in this field and had voiced plenty of characters in different shows consisting of the voice of Demon in the Film Abby, Grape Ape on The New Tom and Jerry Show, and Avatar in Ralph Bakshi's film Wizards. His voice-overs were immensely loved by the people and received a warm, positive response from superiors as well. One of his most significant accomplishments includes the Marvel Productions of 1982, in which he portrayed the role of The Incredible Hulk, which earned him quite the attention from viewers across the nation. His other credits are The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972), Tony Orlando and Dawn (1976, TV Series), and many others. Unfortunately, he died on August 2, 1985, in Van Nuys, California, the USA, due to a heart attack.