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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.

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  • 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

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The rapper will serve the final four months of his two-year term in home confinement. High-profile inmates like Bill Cosby and R. Kelly are arguing for home confinement too, so far without success.

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Rapper Daniel “Tekashi 6ix9ine” Hernandez could be released from prison as early as Wednesday afternoon, according to reports in XXL and Rolling Stone. Like several other celebrities, his attorney, Lance Lazzaro, has filed a motion to have him released early due to the spread of coronavirus through the prison system. ...

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Variety, 2020-03-25 17:50:00
Bill Cosby’s attorneys fear that he will contract the coronavirus in prison, and are contemplating asking for him to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. Cosby, 82, is serving a three- to 10-year sentence at State Correctional Institution Phoenix, near Philadelphia, after being convicted in 2018 of sexually ...

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