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Bill Maher was born William Maher in New York City, New York, and grew up in River Vale, New Jersey. His father, William Aloysius Maher, Jr., who was of Irish descent, was a radio announcer and news editor. His mother, Julie (Berman), was a nurse, who was from a Jewish family. Maher was raised in his father's Catholic faith. While attending Cornell... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 55 episodes, 2006 - 2017)
- Episode #15.4 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.3 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.1 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #14.34 (2016) ... (written by)
- Episode #14.33 (2016) ... (written by)
 2014 Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (TV Special documentary)
 2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (TV Special) (written by)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (written by - uncredited)
 2007 Bill Maher: The Decider (TV Special documentary)
 2006 Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher (TV Series)
 2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2003 Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (TV Special documentary)
  Politically Incorrect (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes, 1993 - 2002) (creator - 89 episodes, 1994 - 2002)
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- Episode dated 6 June 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
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 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Movie)
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Wrote the foreword for "Spin This!: All the Ways We Don't Tell the Truth" by Bill Press See more »

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1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 27 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[from a 1998 "Mother Jones" interview] My generation didn't face the kind of urgent, pressing issues that my parents did, who fought through a war and a Depression and know what suffering is. That's why Bob Dole had a tough time with this electorate. He was an old-fashioned curmudgeon who knew about sacrifice, and we didn't know if we could live up to his standards. But we knew we could live up ... See more »

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Received his Bachelor's degree in English from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York (1978). See more »

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Aquarius

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