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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 & 68 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)
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 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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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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Sarah Palin says 'I truly believe I will see Jesus Christ return in my lifetime', to which I say 'Hasn't Jesus suffered enough?' See more »


His paternal grandfather, Michal Maher, was born in New Jersey, to Irish parents, and his paternal grandmother, Mary, was an Irish immigrant. His maternal grandparents' families, whose surnames were "Berman" and "Fuchs" (later changed to "Fox"), were Jewish immigrants from Hungary who settled in New York. See more »

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