Bill Cosby

Mostly Credited As: Bill Cosby
Sometimes Credited As: William H. Cosby
Dr. Cosby
William H. Cosby Jr.
William Cosby Jr.
Jr. William Cosby
William Cosby Jr. Ed.
William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D
William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D.
William H. Cosby Jr

Birth Name: William Henry Cosby Jr.
Date Of Birth: July 12, 1937 (Age 78)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Bill Cosby

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Bill Cosby 77 (2014)As: Himself
Bill Cosby: Far From Finished (2013)As: Himself
Kids Say the Darndest Things (1998)As: Himself (Host)
Cosby (1996)As: Hilton Lucas
The Cosby Mysteries (1994)As: Guy Hanks
The Cosby Show (1984)As: Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable
Cos (1976)As: Himself (Host)
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)As: Fat Albert, Bill, Russell, Mushmouth, Mudfoot, Brown Hornet -- [Voice]
The New Bill Cosby Show (1972)As: Host
The Electric Company (1971)As: Hank; the Milkman; Ken Kane; the Ice Cream Man (S01-S02)
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)As: Chet Kincaid
I Spy (US) (1965)As: Alexander Scott
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)As: Himself (1964 - 1992 Guest Host)
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Co-Host 1966/1969)
Episode Cast Credits 

Sunrise (UK) (1989) 
  November 20, 2014 26x324: (Nov/20/2014) As Himself (Entertainer), [Interviewees]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Bill Cosby 10x159: (Sep/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Bill Cosby, Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy, Röyksopp & Robyn 01x110: (Aug/18/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Joby Ogwyn, Nathan West 01x28: (Mar/26/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Bill Cosby | Jerrika Hinton 01x148: (May/07/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 79 63x79: (May/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Bill Cosby 19x26: (Nov/19/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Bill Cosby, Tempestt Bledsoe, Grace Potter 05x03: (Jan/04/2013) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Bill Cosby, Raini Rodriguez, Iron & Wine 19x199: (Nov/30/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Kris & Bruce Jenner, Neon Trees 19x100: (Jun/10/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Atticus Shaffer, Keyshia Cole 18x166: (Nov/29/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Ricky Gervais, Taio Cruz 18x55: (May/17/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Alec Greven, Erin McCarley 17x93: (Feb/12/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Emma Stone, John Mellencamp with T Bone Burnett 16x163: (Aug/01/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Novak Djokovic, Landon Pigg 16x76: (Mar/12/2008) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Charlie Gilpin, Aspen Nelson & Bryant Ashton, Avril Lavigne 15x174: (Jun/15/2007) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Katharine McPhee 15x85: (Jan/29/2007) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Zooey Deschanel, Brian Wilson 13x08: (Sep/29/2004) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Bill Cosby, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit 19x37: (Nov/04/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, a Top Ten List presented by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, the Black Keys 18x69: (Jan/10/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Matt Braunger 16x43: (Nov/14/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Lake Bell, The Matt Savage Trio 15x54: (Jan/29/2008) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Angela Kinsey 14x124: (Apr/13/2007) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Toby Lightman 11x101: (Feb/27/2004) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Tift Merritt 09x194: (Jul/26/2002) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Milla Jovovich 07x37: (Nov/03/1999) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Andy Dick 05x160: (Jun/09/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Blues Brothers 05x93: (Feb/10/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  George Clooney, Bill Cosby 05x11: (Sep/22/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Elaine Cunningham, Squirrel Nut Zippers 04x161: (Jun/04/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, David Hacker, Tina Turner 04x107: (Feb/24/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Kin-Jin Mark, A Tribe Called Quest 04x13: (Sep/18/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Brian Williams, No Doubt 04x05: (Sep/06/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Anfernee Hardaway, Ray Wold 03x127: (Apr/02/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Randy Newman 03x47: (Nov/14/1995) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill Cosby, Clive Barker, Lee Roy Parnell 02x220: (Aug/18/1995) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Robert Horry 02x179: (Jun/15/1995) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Luke Perry, Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente 02x121: (Mar/07/1995) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Spin Doctors, Pat Metheny 02x90: (Jan/16/1995) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Sheryl Crow 01x128: (Mar/21/1994) As Himself 

UnSung (2008) 
  Melba Moore 02x02: (Jun/14/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Oprah (1986) 
  Bill Cosby Calls Out the "Dirty Laundry" 22x28: (Oct/17/2007) As Himself 

Meet the Press (US) (1947) 
  Bill Cosby, Dr. Alvin Poussaint 61x41: (Oct/14/2007) As Himself 

The King of Queens (1998) 
  Where's Poppa? 01x23: (May/03/1999) As Hilton Lucas 

Becker (1998) 
  Drive, They Said 01x20: (May/03/1999) As Hilton Lucas 

Touched by an Angel (1994) 
  Family Business 05x17: (Feb/28/1999) As Phil 
  Inherit the Wind 03x28: (May/11/1997) As Phil 

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  21st Annual Kennedy Center Honors 21x01: (Dec/30/1998) As Himself (Honoree) 

The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973) 
  The American Film Institute Salute to Sidney Poitier 20x01: (Apr/04/1992) As Himself 

A Different World (1987) 
  If Chosen, I May Not Run 01x08: (Dec/03/1987) As Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable 
  Rudy and the Snow Queen 01x06: (Nov/05/1987) As Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable 
  Pilot 01x02: (Oct/01/1987) As Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 43x01: (Jan/24/1986) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'The Cosby Show') 
  The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 42x01: (Jan/27/1985) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'The Cosby Show') 

Late Night With David Letterman (1982) 
  850402 04x05: (Apr/02/1985) As Himself 
  840919 03x12: (Sep/19/1984) As Himself 

Solid Gold (1980) 
  cohost Bill Cosby 01x32: (May/02/1981) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Cher (1975) 
  Show 15 02x01: (Sep/07/1975) As Himself 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Host: Bill Cosby 01x12: (Apr/13/1973) As Himself (Host) 
  Host: Ray Charles 01x10: (Mar/30/1973) As Himself 

The Flip Wilson Show (1970) 
  Bill Cosby 01x18: (Jan/28/1971) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby, Gina Lolabrigida 01x07: (Oct/29/1970) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Don Knotts Show (1970) 
  Season 1, Episode 16 01x16: (Jan/19/1971) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 7 01x07: (Nov/10/1970) As Himself 

Playboy After Dark (1968) 
  Bill Cosby; The Grass Roots; Edie Adams; Robert Clary 02x16: (Mar/19/1970) As Himself 
  Scoey Mitchell; Sweetwater; Bill Cosby; Bill Medley; Hugh O'Brian 02x02: (Oct/23/1969) As Himself 
  Sammy Davis Jr.; Anthony Newley; Jerry Lewis; Bill Cosby; Peter Lawford 01x22: (Dec/19/1968) As Himself 
  Don Rickles; Bill Cosby, Doug McClure; Kelly Garrett 01x18: (Nov/26/1968) As Himself 
  James Brown; Three Dog Night; Bill Cosby; Soupy Sales 01x17: (Nov/25/1968) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby; Jackie DeShannon; Marty Ingels; Taj Mahal 01x12: (Oct/16/1968) As Himself 
  Pete Seeger; Bill Cosby; Carmen McRae; Jack E. Leonard 01x11: (Oct/15/1968) As Himself 
  Bob Newhart; Bill Cosby; O.C. Smith; Pickle Brothers 01x07: (Sep/09/1968) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby; Bill Medley; Iron Butterfly; Kaye Stevens 01x03: (Aug/08/1968) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 20th Annual Emmy Awards 20x01: (May/19/1968) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'I Spy') 
  The 19th Annual Emmy Awards 19x01: (Jun/04/1967) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'I Spy') 
  The 18th Annual Emmy Awards 18x01: (May/22/1966) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (for 'I Spy') 

The Dean Martin Show (1965) 
  John Wayne / Bill Cosby / Joey Heatherton 02x07: (Oct/27/1966) As Himself 
  Bill Cosby / Liberace / Guy Marks / Dorothy Loudon 01x30: (May/05/1966) As Himself 
  Lucille Ball / Bill Cosby / Rowan & Martin / Kate Smith 01x20: (Feb/10/1966) As Himself 

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre (1963) 
  Murder at N.B.C. 04x05: (Oct/19/1966) As Himself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Host: Caterina Valente / Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass 03x12: (Dec/11/1965) As Himself 
  Host: Robert Goulet 02x25: (Mar/20/1965) As Himself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Bill Cosby, The Dave Clark Five 17x34: (May/31/1964) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

A Different World (1987)• Executive Consultant
• Main Title Theme Written By
• Creator
Cosby (1996)• Executive Producer
• Music
• Executive Consultant
• Creator
• Main Title Theme (as William H. Cosby Jr.)
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)• Executive Producer
Fatherhood (2004)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Here and Now (1992)• Executive Producer
Little Bill (1999)• Creator
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)• Executive Producer
The Cosby Mysteries (1994)• Executive Producer
The Cosby Show (1984)• Creator
• Main Title Theme

Episode Crew

The Cosby Show (1984) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
The Cosby Show: A Look Back   May/19/2002 As: Writer
Theo's Economic Lesson 01x01 Sep/20/1984 As: Writer
The Bill Cosby Show (1969) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
The Sesame Street Rumble 02x18 Jan/24/1971 As: Director
The Runaways 02x07 Oct/25/1970 As: Director
The Return of Big, Bad, Bubba Bronson 01x24 Mar/22/1970 As: Director
Featured Songs

Top 2000 Songs:
Top 2000 A GO-GO + Hickey bru 

Bill was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bill has his work credited under many different names. William H. Cosby Jr., Dr. William H. Cosby, Henry Cosby, William H. Cosby, William Cosby Jr. Ed., William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D, William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D..

Bill was on a TV series called “Cosby” in 1996 where he played the character of “Hilton Lucas”.

In 1996 Bill was in the movie “Jack” playing the role of “Lawrence Woodruff”.

Bill was in the TV series “The Cosby Mysteries” as Guy Hanks in 1994.

Bill played the father “Dr. Cliff Huxtable” in the TV series “The Cosby Show” in 1984.

Bill was the host of the TV series “Cos” in 1976.

Bill was the voice of “Fat Albert” in the animated series “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids”.

Bill can be seen doing commercials for Jello pudding and Jello gelatin.

Bill played “Chet Kincaid” in the original Cosby series titled “The Bill Cosby Show”.

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