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Bill Cosby

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Biography

Cosby before receiving the U.S. Navy Lone Sailor Award at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. in 2010

Source: Wikipedia

William Henry Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist.

Fact file

  • Born: William Henry Cosby Jr. July 12, 1937 (age 78) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Alma mater: UMass Amherst (Ed.D., 1976)
  • Occupation: Actor, comedian, author, producer
  • Years active: 1962–present
  • Spouse(s): Camille Hanks Cosby (m. 1964)
  • Children: 5, including Erika Cosby
  • Medium: Stand-up comedy, film, television
  • Genres: Observational comedy, satire, surreal humor, deadpan
  • Influenced: Chris Rock, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy
  • Website: www.billcosby.com

Read more about Bill Cosby at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Bill Cosby owes $2.75 million in legal fees after losing dispute
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-09-25 00:45:27
A judge sided with a Los Angeles firm that rejected the 82-year-old's claim that the bill was "egregious"

Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges
NY Times TV, 2019-08-12 22:51:04
Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal.

Bill Cosby Settles Defamation Lawsuit, Janice Dickinson Declares Victory
TMZ, 2019-07-25 16:41:02
Dickinson just spoke about the settlement, calling it a victory and justice after a "rough road" that included years of insults and attacks for coming forward against Cosby. Janice is celebrating, but says no cash amount can erase the memories and…

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