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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)
 1992 Bill Hicks: Relentless (Video)
 1991 One Night Stand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 April 1991 (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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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (21 credits)

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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:

[asked where a comedian should draw the line] There are no lines. There are no lines. I say, erase all the lines. See more »

Trivia:

Among Hicks's biggest fans were the members of the band Tool. Tool's 1996 album "Aenema" includes many Hicks references, including a picture in the liner notes, a sound clip of a Hicks routine before the final track "Third Eye", and references to Hicks's "Arizona Bay" routine in the title track. See more »

Trademark:

His "Angry Comedian" persona and smoking See more »

Nickname:

Prince of Darkness See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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