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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 & 63 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)
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- 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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Wrote the foreword for "Spin This!: All the Ways We Don't Tell the Truth" by Bill Press See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 10 Interviews | 26 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I saw this anti-drug commercial that showed a kid smoking pot in his dad's room with his friend. This kid finds a gun, the gun accidentally goes off and kills his friend. Only in America is the villain in this commercial not guns or bad parenting, but pot. See more »

Trivia:

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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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
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