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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 7 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 70 episodes, 2006 - 2017)
- Episode #15.21 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.20 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.19 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.18 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.17 (2017) ... (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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 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Movie)
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Book: "Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 29 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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 (1997) 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 ... 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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Widely lampoons religion and political correctness See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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