Bob Holiday, American actor, Died at 84


Bob Holiday was born on November 12, 1932, and died on January 27, 2017.

He was an American actor.

Bob was best known for playing Superman in the 1966 Broadway musical It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman! Historically, Holiday was the next “live-action” Superman after George Reeves.

He played Superman more than any other actor, having played the role in over 140 performances, as well as several live appearances in character.

Since 1999 up to his death in 2017, Bob reigned as the eldest surviving, live-action Superman.

He appeared previously on Broadway in Fiorello! opposite Tom Bosley.

Holiday also starred as Sir Lancelot in the 1964 touring company of Camelot opposite Howard Keel.

When he retired from show business, Holiday opened Bob Holiday Custom Homes, LLC.

Holiday spent 30 years as a successful home builder in the Pocono Mountains and retired in 2009.

Bob Holiday passed away at 84 years old.