Robert James Bob Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004) was an American television producer and actor. He is most notable as the title character of the childrens television program Captain Kangaroo, which became an icon for millions of people during its 30-year run from 1955 to 1984.
Actor Lee Marvin (left) star of "The Dirty Dozen" movie franchise. Bob Keeshan (top right) aka "Captain Kangaroo", Mr. Rogers (bottom right). All 3 men, certified authentic war heroes. Who would've guessed.
Who could forget the zany Captain Kangaroo (Bob Keeshan), Mr. Green Jeans and all those who said "Good Morning, Captain!" (such as William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and others). Captain Kangaroo was on CBS for nearly 30 years until 1984.