Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby - the friendly, charming, funny, amusing,  actor, comedian, writer,   with Afro-American roots in 2019

Get to know the 82-year old actor, comedian, writer, Bill Cosby, before he got famous (e.g. The Cosby Show). IMDB reports Hootenanny (TV Series) was Bill Cosby's first TV appearance in 1963. In 1965 he starred as Alexander Scott in his first movie I Spy.

BirthdayJuly 12, 1937
Name in PassportWilliam Henry Cosby Jr.
Debut I Spy(1965)
EthnicityAfro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?)Black
Sexuality - Gay or NayStraight
His home town is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His parents William H. Cosby & Anna Cosby are of Afro-American ethnicity. Bill Cosby was born on July 12, 1937 on a Monday.

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High school: Central High School, Germantown High School & Peddie School
University/College: Temple University
Other schooling: University of Massachusetts

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Photo of First movie or tv show debut

I Spy

Bill Cosby first movie:  I Spy
Character: Alexander Scott| Date: 1965

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

Bill Cosby interview (1993)

Most popular video on Youtube

Bill Cosby, understanding Southern.
Views: 6,394,851

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