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Bill Cosby

Born: July 12, 1937 (age 79) in Philadelphia

Bill Cosby

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William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist.

Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a starring role in the 1960s show I Spy.

During its first two seasons, he was a regular on the children's television series The Electric Company.

Cosby is known for creating the cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in an urban area.

Cosby has also been a film actor.

Beginning in the 1980s, Cosby produced and starred in a sitcom, The Cosby Show; the show aired from 1984 to 1992 and was rated as the number one show in America for five years, 1984 through 1989.

The sitcom highlighted the experiences and growth of an affluent African-American family.

He produced the Cosby Show spin-off sitcom A Different World.

He starred in the sitcom Cosby from 1996 to 2000 and hosted Kids Say the Darndest Things for two seasons, from 1998-2000.

In 1976, Cosby earned a Doctor of Education degree 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.


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5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two of the five jurors picked so far for Bill Cosby’s criminal trial say they know a victim of sexual assault. Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson says that reflects the..
Seattle Times

Q&A: What to expect during Bill Cosby's jury selection

Hundreds of potential jurors could be interviewed in Pittsburgh this week as a crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial gets underway.The jury must decide if the 79-year-old actor..
New Zealand Herald

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News video: 3 White Men, 2 White Women Picked For Bill Cosby Jury So Far

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The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors.
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News video: 3 Men, 2 Woman Seated So Far For Cosby Jury

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Three men and two women have been chosen to serve on the sequestered jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sex assault case; KDKA's Kym Gable reports.
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News video: 5 Jurors Have Been Selected In Bill Cosby Trial

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. The search..
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News video: First Jury Members Picked For Bill Cosby Trial

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The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial has begun to take shape. According to the AP, five jurors in the cosby case were selected monday. The jurors consisted of three..
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News video: DC Restaurant removes 'Pill Cosby' cocktail after public outrage

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A Washington D.C. restaurant is facing backlash after their new drink, the 'Pill Cosby,' went viral, leading to its removal from their menu. The restaurant, Diet Starts Monday, said that the drink was..
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Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumni Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her..
New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Deseret News

Bar thinks Bill Cosby-themed cocktail is a good idea until severe backlash

The "Pill Cosby" cocktail didn’t last long on a bar menu after the internet found out about it.  SEE ALSO: Bill Cosby comments on sexual assault allegations in first public interview in 2..
Mashable

Bill Cosby Trial: Five Jurors Are Chosen in a Painstaking Process

All five of the jurors chosen on Monday were white. The challenge of finding an impartial panel was on full display.
NYTimes.com

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WASHINGTON ― There is a game that critics of Donald Trump like to play on Twitter. After each successive revelation or major development concerning his administration, people resurface his old..
Huffington Post

Jury Selection Begins In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jeremy Roebuck about the latest in the jury selection for the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial.
NPR Also reported by •Raw StoryNewsday

Bill Cosby trial: 3 jurors selected as 1/3 of jury pool admits they've already formed opinion on his guilt

Bill Cosby arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway Monday.
FOXNews.com

Bill Cosby jury selection begins, comedian 'looking forward to getting a trial'

Bill Cosby arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway Monday.
FOXNews.com

Bill Cosby trial begins after more than 50 women claim he sexually assaulted them

Only one of the comedian's dozens of accusers had successfully secured a trial
Independent

Bill Cosby 'looking forward' to trial as jury selection in sex assault case begins

Jury selection in Pennsylvania has begun in the case of a Toronto-area woman who was manager of the Temple University basketball team when she alleged famous alumnus Bill Cosby drugged and molested her..
CBC.ca

Race, Gender, Fame Questions Loom As Cosby Jurors Are Picked

Lawyers for Bill Cosby and his alleged victim will pick the jury who will be willing to spend weeks sequestered nearly 300 miles away from home.
cbs4.com

Bill Cosby jury selection begins, expected to take two weeks

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will..
FOXNews.com

Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

bill cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial
Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby arrived at court Monday for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial, in which he is accused of drugging and...
MailOnline Also reported by •Newsday

Race, gender and fame are all issues as jury selection starts for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will..
L.A. Times


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