- Name: Bill Cosby
- Born: 07/12/1937 (83 years old)
- Website: http://billcosby.com
William Henry Cosby Jr. (//; born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and convicted sex offender. Cosby began his career as a stand-up comic at the hungry i in San Francisco during the 1960s. He then landed a starring role in the television show I Spy, followed by his own sitcom The Bill Cosby Show, which ran for two seasons from 1969 to 1971. In 1972, using the Fat Albert character developed during his stand-up routines, Cosby created, produced, and hosted the animated comedy television series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids which ran until 1985, centering on a group of young friends growing up in an urban area. Throughout the 1970s, Cosby starred in about half a dozen films, and he occasionally returned to film later in his career. In 1976, he earned his Doctor of Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His dissertation discussed the use of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids as a teaching tool in elementary schools.
Birth Name: William Henry Cosby Jr.
Alias: William Henry Cosby Jr.
Genre: Observational comedy, satire, surreal humor, deadpan
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Bill Cosby quotes :
I never saw anything funny in a car commercial - but that's OK. Whatever they wanted to do - it's their product and I'm the spokesperson, and I'm going to deliver.Bill Cosby
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.Bill Cosby
The heart of marriage is memories and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.Bill Cosby
Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.Bill Cosby
Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.Bill Cosby
I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.Bill Cosby
The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.Bill Cosby
Did you ever see the customers in health - food stores? They are pale, skinny people who look half - dead. In a steak house, you see robust, ruddy people. They're dying, of course, but they look terrific.Bill Cosby
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.Bill Cosby
Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.Bill Cosby
I don't have a problem believing in God and Jesus. But in Genesis one has to wonder about these sentences that just go on and end without finishing. The thought is unfinished. Where did Adam go? What is he doing? Hello? There has to be some pages missing.Bill Cosby
I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.Bill Cosby
Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children, my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.Bill Cosby