| Share
 

Bill Cosby

actor, comedian
Born: 7/12/1937
Birthplace: Philadelphia

Emmy and Grammy Award-winning television and film actor and comedian who was the first African-American to star in a television series, I Spy (1965–68). He also starred in The Cosby Show (1984–92), the multi-Emmy Award-winning family sitcom. He returned to television in 1996's Cosby. He is well-known for his public service, as well, having received both the Spingarn Medal and the Kennedy Center Honors.


Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Gregory CorsoCElvis Costello

More on Bill Cosby from Infoplease:

  • Cosby: meaning and definitions - Cosby: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Bill Cosby - Cosby, Bill Cosby, Bill (William Henry Cosby, Jr.), 1937–, American actor, b. Philadelphia. ...
  • Bill Cosby - Biography of Bill Cosby, Star of the hit 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show
  • Autumn Jackson, - Autumn Jackson, age 22, was found guilty of attempting to extort $40 million from Bill Cosby, whom ...
  • Ennis Cosby, - Ennis Cosby, son of actor Bill Cosby, was killed on January 16 as he was changing a tire near a ...

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring