Updated: Apr 2, 2020
Spotlight On... Dangerous BoB.
Welcome to the first of our exclusive weekly blogs, where each week we aim to give focus on one of our clients with some cool info & insights about their awesome Film, TV and/or Comic Con careers.This week, we're thrilled to share with you a set of rare shoot stills from Hollywood Prop Master 'Dangerous' BoB Widin, the 3rd generation Film & TV technician most famous for his incredible work on Psychos II & III, Scarface and the Back to the Future trilogy.
After entering the entertainment industry in the late 1960's as a roadie for legendary West Coast psychedelic rock bands The Grateful Dead & Jefferson Airplane, BoB graduated to Prop Mastery on huge TV series throughout the 1970's and early 1980's, such as Dallas, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Scene Stealers fave The Fall Guy before graduating to features with Butch & Sundance: The Early Days. It was on the Three Musketeers, director Richard Lester's TV movie that BoB first worked with Doc Brown himself Christopher Lloyd, leading to the pair discussing on the set of Back to the Future years later how their prequel to the classic Western deserved to reach a wider audience.
As his incredible career began to traverse both TV & Film, in the early 80's BoB worked on the classic series Streethawk. This unique series of images shows Dangerous out in the Mohave Desert with the show's action unit (pictured variously handling the Prop weaponry), in preparation for an explosive sequence for the pilot episode, noticeable once again for featuring the great Mr Lloyd before he portrayed his most famous role in the time travel blockbuster.
The fascinating, insightful and gregarious Property Master loves meeting with fans of his work to talk about his one-of-a-kind career and, while now retired from the film industry, still works tirelessly and passionately to raise funds for #goteamfox for Parkinson's Research, in honour of his good friend Michael J. Fox. To read further, check Bob's IMDB page; https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0927116/
Dangerous BoB can be booked for your event through Scene Stealers, and our commission for booking him will be donated to #goteamfox, to help support the cause.
Look out next week for our next client Spotlight On... feature!