The Mysterious Life of Bob Ross

Simon Whistler from Today I Found Out takes a look at the secretive life of late artist Bob Ross, and how be became the beloved host of the ’80s-’90s PBS painting series, The Joy of Painting.

“Amongst the pantheon of notable public television personalities, Bob Ross easily ranks alongside the likes of Mr. Rogers and Elmo as a star who is almost universally loved and respected by the public. Despite being famous the world over for his balmy, soothing demeanour, his show The Joy of Painting and his amazing ‘fro, we know surprisingly little about one of the best known artists in modern times.”