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Bill Cosby


Bill Cosby is one of the world's most well-known entertainers and comedians. William Henry Cosby, Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Anna Pearl (Hite), a maid, and William Henry Cosby, Sr., a U.S. Navy sailor. After tenth grade, Cosby joined the Navy and completed high school through a correspondence course. He later ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 69 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 A Very Cosby Thanksgiving (Short)
 2010-2011 Obkb (TV Series)
- Sisters (2011)
- Name? (2010)
- Uterus Part 1 (2010)
 2002 Sylvia's Path (TV Movie) (voice)
 1999 Becker (TV Series)
Hilton Lucas
- Drive, They Said (1999) ... Hilton Lucas (uncredited)
 1997-1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Phil
- Family Business (1999) ... Phil
- Inherit the Wind (1997) ... Phil
 1994 I Spy Returns (TV Movie)
Alexander Scott
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Movie)
Guy Hanks
 1985 Missing Children (Video short)
 1982 The Fat Albert Easter Special (TV Short)
Fat Albert / Mudfoot (voice)
 1978 Top Secret (TV Movie)
Aaron Strickland
 1977 The Fat Albert Christmas Special (TV Short)
Fat Albert / Mushmouth / Bill / ... (voice)
 1977 The Fat Albert Halloween Special (TV Short)
Fat Albert / Bill / Mushmouth / ... (voice)
 1976 Cos (TV Series)
Host
 1974 The Chocolate Princess (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1971-1973 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
- 260 (1973) ... Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
- 259 (1973) ... Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
- 258 (1973) ... Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
- 257 (1973) ... Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
- 256 (1973) ... Hank / The Milkman / Ken Kane / ...
 1972 The New Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Host
 1972 To All My Friends on Shore (TV Movie)
Blue
 1971 Aesop's Fables (TV Movie)
Aesop
 1969 Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert (TV Movie)
Bill / Fat Albert / Dumb Donald (voice)
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Nightclub Patron in Hat (uncredited)
 1969 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series)
Narrator
- As I See It (1969) ... Narrator
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Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
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Show Show Self (231 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (59 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "For Adults Only," MCA Records MCAC-553, 1971. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 72 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

William H. Cosby Jr. | William H. Cosby | William Cosby Jr. Ed. D. | William Cosby Jr. Ed. | William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D | Dr. William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D. | William Cosby Jr. Ed.D. | William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D. | William H Cosby Jr | William H. Cosby Jr

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the failure of his experimental educational/variety show, Cos (1976)] My first series [I Spy (1965)] ran three years, my second [The Bill Cosby Show (1969)] ran two years and my third [The New Bill Cosby Show (1972)] ran one. This show, if I'm lucky, will run the 13 weeks we contracted for. See more »

Trivia:

As a child he listened to great comedians such as Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Jimmy Durante and Fred Allen. See more »

Trademark:

Periodically wears Temple University shirts on camera See more »

Nickname:

The Cos

Star Sign:

Cancer

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