STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,492 this week

Bill Maher (I)


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 »

Editors' Spotlight

Staff Picks: Childhood Fears

To celebrate Halloween, IMDb staff members recall some of their deepest childhood fears that were glimpsed on TV or at the movies.


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 people
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 33 people
created 28 Jan 2012
 
a list of 41 people
created 13 Apr 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 21 Jul 2012
 
a list of 26 people
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bill Maher.
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (13 credits)
 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)
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
Show Show Actor (38 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (166 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (28 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It seems to me a very strange moment in our history to be pushing libertarianism. I said many, many years ago that I was a libertarian, like in the early '90s, and I've heard people say, "Well, Bill, you just really care about smoking pot and sex". Exactly, that's really what it was, you got me. But at this moment when BP, a private corporation, is ruining an entire ocean, when Wall Street ... See more »

Trivia:

Host of Real Time with Bill Maher (2003), live on Friday nights at 11:30pm on Home Box Office. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
He's changed Jcfsuperstar
Happy Birthday Bill from a Christian. greeneye59
Maher's not a true Libertarian - He's just a Democrat czarnobog
Is it just me... Lyka_XVI
So let me get this straight? Americans just don't walk? blam_web
I like Bill but... reality_challenged
Discuss Bill Maher on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page