Who is Bobby Sherman?
American singer and former actor Robert Cabot ‘Bobby’ Sherman Jr. was born in Santa Monica, California USA, on 22 July 1943, so his zodiac sign’s Cancer. He’s had roles in 25 TV series and movies, but is perhaps still known best for playing the lead character Jeremy Bolt in all the 52 episodes of the adventure western comedy series “Here Come the Brides”, created by N. Richard Nash, and which also starred Robert Brown and David Soul. The series follows the lives of members of a logging work team, it aired from 1968 through 1970, and was nominated for two Primetime Emmys.
Bobby’s still alive and well, but nowadays prefers to stay away from the media’s attention, and is leading an apparently peaceful life in Santa Monica.
Education and early life
Bobby was raised in Santa Monica alongside his sister Darlene Mack, by their mother Juanita (nee Freeman) who was a housewife, and father Robert Cabot Sherman Sr. whose profession remains undisclosed.
Bobby began showing interest in music at a very early age, and started playing the guitar while attending a local elementary school; he was already determined to pursue a career in the music industry upon enrolling at high school in 1957.
Bobby matriculated in 1961, and then focused on pursuing a career rather than a college degree.
Career as a singer
American actor and songwriter Salvatore ‘Sal’ Mineo Jr. wrote two songs for Bobby Sherman in 1962, and also arranged for him to record them; he released 10 albums and 107 songs from 1962 through 1976, five of which were certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and one of his singles was certified platinum.
One of Bobby’s most popular songs was his 1969 single “Little Woman”, as it reached #3 on Billboard Hot 100, and sold over a million copies; some of his other hits included “Jennifer”, “Easy Come, Easy Go” and “Julie, Do Ya Love Me”.
He left music behind him in 1976, wanting to focus on acting, but eventually returned to singing and released several songs in the 2000s and 2010s, none of which attracted a lot of attention.
Bobby Sherman – Do, Ya Love Me
On this date in 1970, JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME by BOBBY SHERMAN peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 (Sep 28, 1970).NOTE: The original TV clip was in very poor condition. I’ve upscaled, framed and improved the color, and replaced the poor audio.Sporting a winning smile and fashionably shaggy hair, Bobby Sherman was…—————————————-Hi! Running the page is a one-man operation. I write and research the articles, and edit the videos which involves several hours of work – upscaling, colourising and tweaking in various software.If you could see fit to make a small donation then it would help me to keep the page running.Thank you and best wishes, Paul :)Just visit one of the links to donate (all secure connections):PAYPAL: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=TXVWKVVQWA2FC&fbclid=IwAR177mmvBAOsiyOvAqADf4E143rsfsrdMmaf1LB3_ZV_U3Vn5AiosDT9yCoJUSTGIVING: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/ctpAlternatively, make a monthly donation to the page by SUBSCRIBING: https://www.facebook.com/Colouringpast/support—————————————–…a genuine teen idol during the late ’60s and early ’70s. Sherman first surfaced as a regular on ABC-TV’s mid-’60s rock spectacular Shindig!, then co-starred on the warmhearted program Here Come the Brides. He stormed the pop charts as a vocalist in 1969 and 1970 with the well-produced “Little Woman,” “La La La (If I Had You),” “Easy Come, Easy Go,” and “Julie, Do Ya Love Me,” all four songs credited as million sellers on the Metromedia label.Written by American singer, composer, producer, and author Tom Bahler, JULIE, DO YA LOVE ME was a hit recording in 1970 for Bobby Sherman and later the same year for White Plains.In July 1970, Bobby Sherman released “Julie, Do Ya Love Me” as a single, and it appeared on the album With Love, Bobby, which was released the same year.Bobby Sherman’s version spent 15 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #5, and #28 on the UK Singles Chart. In Canada, the song reached No. 3 on the “RPM 100”.The song earned Sherman a gold record. Trumpet played by Lloyd Michels, who also played lead for the band on the old Merv Griffin TV show that featured Jack Sheldon in the section.
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Roles in TV series
Bobby’s debut TV series role was playing Nicky Van in the 1965 episode “The Princess and the Paupers” of the crime action “Honey West”, and some of his following roles were in an episode or two of the musical comedy “The Monkees”, the crime mystery “The F. B. I.”, and the musical family comedy “The Partridge Family”.
In 1971 and 1972, he starred as Bobby Conway in all the 14 episodes of the comedy “Getting Together”, created by Alan Mandel and Charles Shyer, and which also starred Wes Stern and Jack Burns; it follows two musicians as they’re trying to make it in Los Angeles. The remainder of the ‘70s saw Bobby appear in an episode or two of the crime action “Mod Squad”, the action adventure comedy “Emergency!”, and the family crime drama “Ellery Queen”.
He retired from acting in 1986, after portraying one of the main characters Frankie Rondell in all 13 episodes of the 1986 comedy “Sanchez of Bel Air”, which also starred Reni Santoni and Richard Coca, and follows successful businessman Ricardo Sanchez who’s moved his family to Bel Air; the series was nominated for two awards.
Roles in movies
Bobby’s debut film role was playing Interviewer in the popular 1968 musical comedy “Wild in the Streets”, directed by Barry Shear, and which starred Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters and Diane Varsi. It follows the frontman of a rock ‘n’ roll band as he’s fighting to give teenagers a voting right, and the movie won one of its four award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing.
Some of Bobby’s following roles were in the 1973 musical “Old Faithful”, the 1974 adventure thriller “Skyway to Death”, and the 1975 family adventure “He Is My Brother”.
In 1980, he portrayed Buddy Harwin in the comedy “The Gossip Columnist”, directed by James Sheldon, and which starred Bobby Vinton, Robert Vaughn and Dick Sargent; it follows gossip columnist Dina Moran as she’s helping faded film star Georgia O’Hanlon with her career.
Bobby had only one other film role prior to retiring from acting, playing the supporting character Mark in the 1983 musical comedy “Get Crazy”.
Bobby composed the music for the 1974 drama movie “The Day the Earth Moved”, as well as producing the film.
He appeared in a number of talk-shows in the ‘80s and ‘90s, including “Solid Gold”, “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and “VH-1 Where Are They Now?”
Love life and relationships
Bobby’s quite secretive when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with his fans, but it’s still known that he’s married twice and has two children. His first wife was American non-celebrity Patricia Anne ‘Patti’ Carnal; they exchanged vows on 26 September 1971 and divorced in September 1977, after having two sons together, Tyler and Christopher, but they prefer to stay away from media.
Since 17 March 2011, Bobby’s been married to his second wife Brigitte Poublon, who’s also a non-celebrity American.
Back in 1969, Bobby was in a relationship with American actress, screenwriter and producer Vicki Lawrence.
It’s also believed that he’s bisexual, and that his relationship with above mentioned actor Salvatore ‘Sal’ Mineo Jr. was more than just professional, but Bobby hasn’t addressed these rumors.
He’s married to his second wife Brigitte Poublon as of April 2023, and has two sons with his first wife Patricia Anne ‘Patti’ Carnal.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Bobby’s a qualified emergency medical technician (EMT), and worked as a specialist officer for the Los Angeles Police Department in 1988, and in the same position for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in 1999.
The magazine “TV Guide” ranked Bobby #8 on their 2005 list ‘TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols’.
Bobby was gifted a set of drums by Sal Mineo in 1963 – Sal went broke while Bobby was at the peak of his career, and Sal’s lover Courtney Burr asked Bobby to reimburse him for the drums; he sent Sal $3,000, which would’ve been around $20,000 today.
Bobby’s a fan of Hollywood and his favorite actor’s Tom Hanks, while some of his favorite movies include “Big”, “Sleepless in Seattle” and “Saving Private Ryan”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Bobby’s age is 79. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (79kgs).
Bobby’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million, as of April 2023.