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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 & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 78 episodes, 2006 - 2017)
- Episode #15.30 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.29 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.28 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.27 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #15.26 (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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Other Works:

Book: "Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? The Best of Politically Incorrect" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 30 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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We are a nation that was founded by people who were trying to get away from religious dogmatism and the authority of kings and priests. The founding documents are very vague. They talk about "the Creator" but nothing very specific - nothing at all about Jesus Christ. You'd think, if it was [to be] a Christian nation they would mention Jesus in the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence. ... See more »

Trivia:

Was a major supporter of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election. Though he traditionally supports Democrats, he threw his support behind Green Party candidate Ralph Nader (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Brash, opinionated style of debate See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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