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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby's biography

Bill Cosby is 85 years old television actor born at Philadelphia. He was born on Monday 12th of July 1937. He is often nicknamed as The Cos. According to year of birth 1937 he belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 12th of July means he is Cancer. Cancer is a watery sign. They are very friendly and show motherly love to everyone. According to ascendant calculator, an important trait of these natives is their sensitive nature.

He is native english speaker. He is citizen of United States of America. He is an adherent of protestantism. His primary profession is to be television actor. You can know him also as comedian, writer, dub actor, composer, singer, film actor, American football player, voice actor, manufacturer, screenwriter, film producer, television producer, film director. He is recently known as recording artist.

Bill Cosby's family

Bill Cosby's spouse

She is known as writer. His spouse was born on Monday 20th of March 1944 in Washington, D.C..

Bill Cosby's ex spouse

Bill Cosby's schools

We found 3 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Temple University, Germantown High School.

Bill Cosby's career

His main focus is to be television actor. He is famous thanks to The Cosby Show. You could see him also in Leonard Part 6, I Spy.

Awards and competitions

Bill Cosby's Awards

  • In addition to numerous best-selling comedy albums over the years, for which he won several Grammy Awards, Cosby had a top-40 hit as a singer in 1969 with "Little Old Man".
  • First black performer to win an Emmy Award, for I Spy (1965).
  • Was an Honoree at the Kennedy Center Awards, and attended the ceremony with Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.
  • Won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album six years in a row, 1965 to 1970.
  • Upon receiving his Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at the 2003 Emmy Awards, Cosby paid tribute to two people: children's show host Fred Rogers (who had died earlier that year) and, poignantly, his late son, Ennis.
  • Did not submit himself for Emmy Award consideration during the eight-year run of The Cosby Show (1984).
  • He was the first entertainer to win an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Prize, and the Spingarn Medal.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6930 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 23, 1977.
  • Many of Cosby's awards and honorary degrees were rescinded during and after his trial for and conviction on sexual assault charges.

Bill Cosby's Rankings

  • Cliff Huxtable, Cosby's character on The Cosby Show (1984), was ranked #1 by TV Guide in its list of the 50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time [20 June 2004 issue].

Bill Cosby's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture for work Leonard Part 6 in 1988
  • He was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor for work Leonard Part 6 in 1988
  • He was nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay for work Leonard Part 6 in 1988

What Bill Cosby has done for a first time

  • First black performer to win an Emmy Award, for I Spy (1965).
  • He was the first entertainer to win an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Prize, and the Spingarn Medal.
  • Bill Cosby: Far from Finished (2013) was the first of his televised concerts which was specifically produced to accommodate the inclusion of television commercials.
  • On September 26, 2018, CNN reported that Cosby's first lunch at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institute at Phoenix included a half-cup of Jell-O. For many years, Cosby was a commercial pitchman for Jell-O products.

Bill Cosby's quotes

  • [on his murdered son, Ennis] He was my hero.
  • The problem is that your daughter has given her heart to a 15-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old boy does not yet qualify as a human being.
  • Gray hair is God's graffiti.
  • A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones who need the advice.
  • Don't worry about senility--when it hits you, you won't know it.
  • Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come home.
  • I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
  • Because of my father, I thought my name was Jesus Christ. My brother Russell thought that his name was Dammit.
  • Kids will spend $500 on sneakers but won't spend $200 on "Hooked-on-Phonics".
  • [on The Cosby Show (1984)] I wanted to give the house back to the parents.
  • No parent must ever say, "Get the kids out of here, I'm trying to watch TV." The father who does start saying this is likely to see one of his children on the 6:00 news.
  • [commenting that many young actors don't give their parents proper credit] I'm still waiting for some actor to win, say, an Oscar . . . and deliver the following acceptance speech: "I would like to thank my parents, first of all, for letting me live."
  • What best defines a child is the total inability to receive information from anything not plugged in.
  • If you're a parent, the five worst words you can say to your children are, "When I was your age . . . " You were NEVER their age. You were older in the womb.
  • I can tell you, from experience, that whoever said "Children and fools cannot lie" was one or the other himself. There's only one way to guarantee that your children are telling the truth: limit your questions to the names of their schools.
  • Phil Woods said the following: Death is the last thing he wants to do. Don't worry about it! You don't worry about what's going to be the last thing. You know you're going to be dead. So do I. And if I go before you, am I worried? No. Jealous? Yeah.
  • My mother was an authority on pigsties. She would look at my room and say, 'This is the worst pigsty I've ever seen'.
  • The past is a ghost, the future is a dream, and all we ever have is now.
  • I keep telling myself, the older I get, the luckier I am.

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