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Bill Cosby

Born: July 12, 1937 (age 80) 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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Ex-Prosecutor to Sue Bill Cosby Accuser, Alleging Personal Injury

A former district attorney who declined to press sexual-assault charges against Bill Cosby in 2005 has filed the beginnings of a lawsuit against...
Billboard.com Also reported by •Seattle Times

Former Bill Cosby DA suing Andrea Constand

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The former district attorney who took a flier on pressing sex assault charges against creepy comic Bill Cosby is now suing his chief accuser.
canoe.ca

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News video: U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Cosby Accuser Revival Of Defamation Suit

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby, by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974. Cosby then allegedly called her a liar..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

News video: Debbie Allen: Phylicia Rashad doesn't talk about Cosby allegations

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Debbie Allen, who's known Bill Cosby for decades, opens up about the allegations against the fallen comedian, and where her sister, Phylicia Rashad - who played Cosby's wife on 'The Cosby Show' -..
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News video: John Oliver Slams Academy for Expelling Harvey Weinstein While Keeping Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski | THR News

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has stripped away Harvey Weinstein’s lifetime membership in the wake of countless allegations of sexual harassment and assault against the once..
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News video: Third Woman Accuses Weinstein Of Assault In London

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A third woman in London has made sexual assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. London Metropolitan Police said they received a report Sunday from a woman alleging an..
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News video: How SNL took on Harvey Weinstein

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“Saturday Night Live” addressed the unfolding Harvey Weinstein controversy on Oct. 14, following criticism for not taking on the producer’s 30-year pattern of abuse in Hollywood.
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Ex-DA sues Cosby accuser whose case he rejected

As Bill Cosby awaits a second sex assault trial in Montgomery County, the former district attorney who declined to press charges against the entertainer in 2005 is suing Andrea Constand, the alleged..
philly.com

Bill Cosby Wins Appeal: Boston Court Rules In Favor Of Disgraced Comedian

Bill Cosby is off the hook — at least in one case. A federal appeals court in Boston agreed to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Kathrine McKee, one of many accusers who came forward with sexual assault..
Radar Online

Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby

A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine...
Deseret News Also reported by •Billboard.comSeattle Times

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Bill Cosby Lawsuit

Bill Cosby will not be going to court over claims he defamed one of his alleged rape victims, Katherine Mae McKee. In 2015, Katherine sued Bill, claiming that his former lawyer, Martin Singer, defamed..
OK! Magazine

Bill Cosby defamation case will not move forward, court says

A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago.
FOXNews.com

Cosby accuser's bid to revive defamation suit rejected by U.S. court

A U.S. federal appeals court has rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar after she made her..
CBC.ca

Bill Cosby has court ruling dismissing defamation lawsuit against him upheld

A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine McKee's lawsuit against Bill Cosby.
Newsday

U.S. appeals court rejects Cosby accuser's bid to revive defamation suit

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a..
Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters

Bill Cosby Carries Around Last Of His Cash In A Bag!


Radar Online

The Academy has expelled Harvey Weinstein. That's a start.

Now that Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the obvious question presents itself: What now? While Weinstein is an unusually high-profile figure..
Mashable

Harvey Weinstein Kicked Out Of The Motion Picture Academy

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Watch VideoHarvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That makes him only the second known person in its 90-year existence to be permanently..
Newsy Also reported by •Deccan HeraldMashable

Harvey Weinstein's Ouster from Academy, Fake Outrage?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expressed its outrage by kicking Harvey Weinstein out of the org, but the question ... is this honest indignation or PR? Bill Cosby is still a member in..
TMZ.com

Apatow slams Weinstein, Cameron, Trump, Cosby at event

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Judd Apatow is taking shots at Harvey Weinstein, James Cameron, President Donald Trump and Bill Cosby at the Variety Power of Women luncheon Friday in Beverly Hills...
Seattle Times


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