Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

American stand-up comedian, actor and author
William Henry Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender, who is currently incarcerated at the State Correctional Institution – Phoenix.
BornJuly 12, 1937
HometownPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseCamille Cosby (m 1964 - present)
ChildrenEnnis Cosby , Erika Cosby , Evin Harrah Cosby , Erinn Chalene Cosby , Ensa Cosby
ParentsAnna Pearl Cosby , William Henry Cosby, Sr.
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Top Stories

Bill Cosby sued by 5 women in new sexual assault allegations

  • Actor Bill Cosby is facing new accusations of sexual assault and battery from five women under New York's new Adult Survivors Act, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. The lawsuit was filed in New York state court by actresses Lili Bernard and Eden Tirl, who each appeared on "The Cosby Show," as well as Jewel Gittens, Jennifer Thompson and Cindra Ladd and accuses Cosby of assault, battery, infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment and accuses the media companies of negligence. The lawsuit also names NBC, the studio where "The Cosby Show" was taped and the show's production company.

Videos

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Bill Cosby considering comedy tour return

Newly-freed funnyman Bill Cosby is weighing up offers to make his onstage comeback with a comedy tour.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

I Spy Returns
I Spy Returns
PG-13
1h 36min
1994
Leonard Part 6
Leonard Part 6
PG
1h 35min
1987
Top Secret
Top Secret
1h 36min
1978
Kids Say the Darndest Things
Kids Say the Darndest Things
TV-G
0h 30min
1998
Cosby
Cosby
TV-PG
0h 30min
1996
Ghost Dad
Ghost Dad
PG
1h 24min
1990
The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show
TV-Y7
0h 30min
1984
Bill Cosby: Himself
Bill Cosby: Himself
PG
1h 45min
1983
The Devil and Max Devlin
The Devil and Max Devlin
PG
1h 36min
1981
A Piece of the Action
A Piece of the Action
PG
2h 15min
1977
Mother, Jugs & Speed
Mother, Jugs & Speed
PG
1h 35min
1976
Man and Boy
Man and Boy
G
1h 38min
1971
Let's Do It Again
Let's Do It Again
PG
1h 52min
1975
Uptown Saturday Night
Uptown Saturday Night
PG
1h 44min
1974
Hickey & Boggs
Hickey & Boggs
PG
1h 51min
1972
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
TV-Y7
0h 30min
1972
To All My Friends on Shore
To All My Friends on Shore
1h 14min
1972
The Bill Cosby Show
The Bill Cosby Show
0h 30min
1969

Albums

Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand
Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand
1986
Bill Cosby Himself
Bill Cosby Himself
1982
Bill's Best Friend
Bill's Best Friend
1978
Disco Bill
Disco Bill
1977
Fat Albert
Fat Albert
1973
Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby
Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby
1972
For Adults Only
For Adults Only
1971
When I Was a Kid
When I Was a Kid
1971
Live: Madison Square Garden Center
Live: Madison Square Garden Center
1970
More of the Best of Bill Cosby
More of the Best of Bill Cosby
1970
Best of Bill Cosby
Best of Bill Cosby
1969
Bill Cosby: 8:15 12:15
Bill Cosby: 8:15 12:15
1969
200 M.P.H.
200 M.P.H.
1968
Silver Throat: Bill Cosby Sings
Silver Throat: Bill Cosby Sings
1967
Wonderfulness
Wonderfulness
1966
I Started Out as a Child
I Started Out as a Child
1964
Bill Cosby Collection
Bill Cosby Collection
1997
Cosby and the Kids
Cosby and the Kids
1986
My Father Confused Me, What Should I Do?
My Father Confused Me, What Should I Do?
1977
Talks to Kids About Drugs
Talks to Kids About Drugs
1971
It's True! It's True!
It's True! It's True!
1969
Bill Cosby Sings Hooray for the Salvation Army Band!
Bill Cosby Sings Hooray for the Salvation Army Band!
1968
To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With
To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With
1968
Revenge
Revenge
1967
Why Is There Air?
Why Is There Air?
1965
Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right!
Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow Right!
1963
Far from Finished
Far from Finished
2013
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2011

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1987Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyThe Cosby ShowNominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyThe Cosby ShowWinner
1985Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyThe Cosby ShowWinner
1970Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy SeriesThe Bill Cosby ShowNominated
1967Golden GlobeActor in a Television SeriesI SpyNominated