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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)
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 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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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 love going to the movies. So I'm watching Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and I'm thinking 'you know what? There is no way that you will ever be able to top these special effects in a movie again, you cannot top this shit.' Unless we started using terminally ill stunt people in the motion picture industry. See more »

Trivia:

Though he generally disliked television, he was a huge fan of "The Simpsons," once remarking to a friend that he would like to live in Springfield, and Krusty The Klown's persona as a counter-cultural stand-up comedian in the ninth season episode "Last Temptation of Krust" is a tribute to him. See more »

Trademark:

His "Angry Comedian" persona and smoking See more »

Nickname:

The Dark Poet See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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