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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 Special) (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (20 credits)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Agent Bill Hicks

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was reading in a Waffle House and this waitress comes up to me and says "What you reading for?" Gee, no-one's ever asked me that. What am I reading FOR? Did I just come out of an AA closet with reading? I read, there, I said it, I feel better. I read for many reasons, one of which is so that I don't end up as a ******* waffle waitress! Then this hillybilly comes up and says "Weeeell lookee here... See more »

Trivia:

His infamous banned David Letterman set was aired after remaining unseen for more than fifteen years on January 30, 2009. Letterman had his mother on to introduce it and afterward said "it says more about me as a guy than it says about Bill because there was absolutely nothing wrong with it". See more »

Trademark:

His "Angry Comedian" persona and smoking See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Darkness See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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