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Bill Cosby is one of the world's most respected and 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 ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 67 wins & 23 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, Angel of Reconciliation
- Family Business (1999) ... Phil, Angel of Reconciliation
- Inherit the Wind (1997) ... Phil, Angel of Reconciliation
 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)
Bill / Fat Albert / Mushmouth / ... (voice)
 1976 Cos (TV Series)
Host
 1976 Lola! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
 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
 1966 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Standup show at the South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset, Massachusetts on August 7-8, 2004 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 25 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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:

Richard Pryor was unique. Many misunderstood his humor. He lit up the hallway, but they didn't understand his use of profanity. He didn't use it just to be using it; he used it in the context of his satire. For instance: In one of his routines, a man wants to be the king of his house, he gets angry and drunk through frustration and takes it out on his wife. Pryor's word choice is in the context ... See more »

Trivia:

First black performer to win an Emmy, for I Spy (1965). See more »

Trademark:

His only prop onstage is a chair See more »

Nickname:

The Cos

Star Sign:

Cancer

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