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Bill Maher (I)


Bill Maher was born William Maher in New York City, New York, and grew up in River Vale, New Jersey. His father, William Aloysius Maher, Jr., who was of Irish descent, was a radio announcer and news editor. His mother, Julie (Berman), was a nurse, who was from a Jewish family. Maher was raised in his father's Catholic faith. While attending Cornell... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 80 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Real Time with Bill Maher
(2003-2018)
Politically Incorrect
(1993-2002)
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Iron Man 3 Bill Maher
(2013)
The Campaign
The Campaign Bill Maher
(2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Bill Maher: Live from Oklahoma (TV Special documentary)
  Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) (writer - 167 episodes, 2003 - 2012) (written by - 95 episodes, 2006 - 2018)
- Episode #16.13 (2018) ... (written by)
- Episode #16.12 (2018) ... (written by)
- Episode #16.11 (2018) ... (written by)
- Episode #16.10 (2018) ... (written by)
- Episode #16.9 (2018) ... (written by)
 2014 Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (TV Special documentary)
 2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (written by - uncredited)
 2007 Bill Maher: The Decider (TV Special documentary)
 2006 Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher (TV Series)
 2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (TV Special) (written by)
 2003 Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (TV Special documentary)
  Politically Incorrect (TV Series) (writer - 94 episodes, 1993 - 2002) (creator - 89 episodes, 1994 - 2002)
- Episode dated 2 December 2002 (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
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 2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (TV Special)
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Other Works:

Wrote the foreword for "Spin This!: All the Ways We Don't Tell the Truth" by Bill Press See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 30 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his Johnny Carson] He was my comedy god more than any of them. Also, he's just a cool guy. When you're that age, it's the same reason you like James Bond. He has control. Girls like him. Everything I wasn't. You gotta aspire. See more »

Trivia:

Friends with Alan Thicke, and Hugh Hefner. See more »

Trademark:

Widely lampoons religion and political correctness See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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