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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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 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)
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- Episode dated 6 June 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode dated 29 May 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
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 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Movie)
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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 »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Though America likes to think it's No. 1, we have to admit we're behind the developing world in at least one thing: their religious wackos are a lot more wacko than ours. When South Park got threatened last week by Islamists incensed at their depiction of Mohammed, it served or should serve as a reminder that our culture is not just different than one that makes Death Threats to cartoonists, it's... See more »

Trivia:

As a youngster, Bill once worked at a branch of "Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips" restaurants and stocked shelves at an A&P Store. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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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
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