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Robert "Uncle Bob" Stewart
Born
Robert La Rue Stewart

(1918-11-19)November 19, 1918
Died April 6, 2006(2006-04-06) (aged 87)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Resting place Loyola Memorial Park, Philippines
Nationality American
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
Spouse(s) Loreto Feliciano

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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