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Bill Hicks (II) (1961–1994)


Born in Georgia but raised in Houston since the age of 7, this self-described "Prince of Darkness" was compelled to use the comedy stage as his philosophic soapbox. At 13, he would sneak out of his suburban house to hustle his way onto open-mike night rosters. In two brief decades, Hicks worked his way up the sweat-stained comedy ladder to ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 Bill Hicks Lives (written by)
 1994 Totally Bill Hicks (Video documentary)
 1993 Counts of the Netherworld (TV Movie)
 1993 Bill Hicks: Revelations (TV Special documentary)
 1992 Bill Hicks: Relentless (Video documentary)
 1991 One Night Stand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bill Hicks (1991) ... (writer)
 1989 Bill Hicks: Sane Man (Video documentary)
 1988 Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen (Documentary) (writer)
 1988 Nothin' Goes Right (TV Movie) (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm sorry if any of you are catholic. I'm not sorry if you're offended, I'm actually just sorry by the fact that you're catholic. See more »

Trivia:

He appeared eleven times on David Letterman, but always in a very "neutered" way. His final appearance (which he had hoped would be his final message to America before he died, as his cancer diagnosis was known only to friends and family) was recorded but cut out of the final broadcast at the last minute. Ironically, afterwards he was called back and asked to do another performance; his response ... See more »

Trademark:

His jokes about Conservatives and his social commentary See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Darkness See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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Oscar Rickett, whoever he is, is funnier than Hicks imo josephnatescott
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