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Robert "Uncle Bob" Stewart
Robert La Rue Stewart
November 19, 1918
|Died||April 6, 2006
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
|Resting place||Loyola Memorial Park, Philippines|
|Known for||Founder of GMA Network, Philippines|
|Style||Television show host|
|Television||The News with Uncle Bob (1961)
Uncle Bob's Lucky 7 Club (1960s-1970s)
The Maestro and Uncle Bob (1978)
The Bob Stewart Show
Uncle Bob & Friends
Robert La Rue Stewart (November 19, 1918 – April 6, 2006), popularly known in the Philippines as "Uncle Bob", was an American entrepreneur, TV personality, radio and TV producer in the Philippines. He founded the GMA Network.
Stewart came to the Philippines in 1943 as a war correspondent for United Press (UP). He fell in love with the country and after the war ended, he decided to stay. In 1948, he met and fell in love with Loreto Feliciano, a widow from Pampanga with three children, and married her the following year.
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