Bob Ader Biography

Bob Ader started his professional career under his birth name of Robert Ader at the age of 7 in the Pre - B'way production of John Patrick's play Juniper And The Pagans starring David Wayne and directed by renowned director and Actors Studio founder, Bobby Lewis. The following year he made his official Broadway debut in the Drama Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play, All The Way Home, directed by Arthur Penn and starring Colleen Dewhurst, Arthur Hill, Aline McMahon, and Lillian Gish. Following that, he worked with Mike Nichols in Elaine May's Pre _ B'way play, A Matter Of Position. He has also worked with Judy Garland in 1967 in a concert presented at The Felt Forum of Madison Square Garden.ON television he has donesuch shows as Car 54, The Defenders, Unsolved Mysteries, Saturday Night Live, Late Show with David Letterman, Law & Order and Criminal Intent and Onion News. On Film he has been in such films as as Just For The Time Being, and It's Complicated. In 2012 he appeared in the Drama Desk nominated revival of The Golden Land for The Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre. Prior to that he performed multiple roles in Shlemiel The First presented By TFANA and directed by David Gordon. Bob has also performed a full length one man variety show based on his long and varied career in show business. The show was called Fifty Years In The Business. Currently he is appearing in the role of Val in Laughter On The 23rd Floor for Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina.

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