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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 & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 39 episodes, 2006 - 2014)
- Episode #12.34 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.16 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.35 (2011) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.34 (2011) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.33 (2011) ... (writer)
 2014 Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (TV Movie)
 2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (TV Special) (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)
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 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 »

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1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 26 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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Holds the record for most Emmy nominations without a win: 32 (as of 2013). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Any Other Liberals Who Hate Him? anthony-nasti
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