Sarlatte is a San Francisco-based, nationally known commercial
actor, radio and television personality, comedian and speaker.
numerous network television credits began with his stint as announcer,
writer, and regular comedy contributor on the first David
Letterman Show for NBC in 1980. He then went on to appear
very successfully on the Late Night version of
that program over twenty times, and has followed David's show with
guest spots on the CBS version, The Late Show,
In the years after his original Letterman affiliation, Bob served
as co-host and features reporter on the Bay Area's popular AM
San Francisco, and later parlayed that into similar assignments
as national humor reporter for both National PM Magazine
and Entertainment Tonight and doing comedy/commentary
for the Fox Sports Network.
one of the busiest all-around performers working out of the San
Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, Bob has appeared in or "voiced"
over 5,000 radio and television commercials and cartoons and also
guested in series work on NBC's Night Court and
ABC's Match Game; he co-hosted the PBS comedy series
Comedy Tonight, and has had roles in the movies
Star Trek IV, So I Married an Ax Murderer,
EdTV and Flubber. As a standup
performer, Bob has found time over the years to co-headline or "open"
for such diverse and renowned acts as Chris Isaak, Julio Iglesias,
The Righteous Brothers, George Benson, The Beach Boys and many,
But it is in the area of special events, either
as a host/emcee, headlining talent or producer where Bob has been
most successful and has found the most pleasure in recent years.
Long known and much in demand as a corporate spokesman at meetings
and conventions, and with a keen sense of the local community, Bob
has become a fixture at such annuals as the Bay Area Emmies, not
to mention a host of charitable causes including the Salvation Army
and the American Cancer Society.
the long-time field announcer for the San Francisco Forty
Niners, a former scholarship athlete, and a founding member
of the nationally-travelled musical comedy group, Butch
Whacks and the Glass Packs, Bob has traded on his expansive
knowledge in the music and sports arenas to become a "must have"
act at such events as The Bammies and the annual Cal-Stanford Big