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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

In the news

Bill Cosby Trial Judge Releases Names of Jurors Who Convicted Him
NY Times TV, 2018-05-18 23:39:51
The judge said that while he worried about further disrupting the jurors’ privacy, he felt bound by a court ruling that held juror names are public.

Kadeem Hardison Says Bill Cosby Can't Erase Impact of 'A Different World'
TMZ, 2018-05-12 00:11:00
Bill Cosby's criminal behavior should not overshadow the cultural impact "A Different World" had in the '80s and '90s -- and could still have today -- according to one of its stars, Kadeem Hardison. We got Kadeem, aka Dwayne Wayne, at LAX and…

Gabrielle Union Fights Back Onscreen, and in Life
NY Times Movies, 2018-05-11 14:00:05
Ms. Union, the star of “Breaking In,” talks about getting her second wind, the end of “Being Mary Jane,” and those who would criticize Bill Cosby’s accusers.

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