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Bill Maher was born in New York City and grew up in River Vale, NJ. His father, William, Sr., who was of Irish descent, was a radio announcer and news editor. His Jewish mother, Julie (Berman), was a nurse. Maher was raised in his father's Catholic faith. While attending Cornell University, he decided to try stand-up comedy. His first stand-up ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (TV Movie)
  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 38 episodes, 2006 - 2010)
- Episode #1.16 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.35 (2011) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.34 (2011) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.33 (2011) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.32 (2011) ... (writer)
 2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (written by - uncredited)
 2007 Bill Maher: The Decider (TV Movie)
 2006 Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher (TV Series)
 2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (TV Movie) (written by)
 1993-2002 Politically Incorrect (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 December 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode dated 6 June 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode dated 29 May 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode dated 21 May 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode dated 10 May 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Book: "When You Ride Alone You Ride with Bin Laden: What the Government Should Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 26 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I got into some trouble with the Catholic League; not the first time, [they're] not my biggest fans; because I said in our little essay ending the show, I said, "The Pope," and I looked at it again, I looked at the words carefully, "used to be a Nazi." Okay, now first of all, it was a joke, okay? We were in a comedic context. I said, "He used to be a Nazi, and he wears funny hats, and ladies, ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a cousin of comedian Stubby Kaye. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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