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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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 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 Movie) (uncredited)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (20 credits)
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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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At his final show: "This is the material, by the way, that has kept me virtually anonymous in America for the past 15 years. Gee, I wonder why we're hated the world over? Look at these fat Americans in the front row - 'Why doesn't he just hit fruit with a hammer?' Folks, I could have done that, walked around being a millionaire and franchising myself but no, I had to have this weird thing about ... See more »


Was friends with controversial comedian Sam Kinison, who also died prematurely. See more »


His jokes about Conservatives and his social commentary See more »


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