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Bill Cosby

William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own sitcom, The Bill Cosby Show. He was one of the major characters on the children's television series The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created the educational cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in the city. Cosby has also acted in a number of films. During the 1980s, Cosby produced and starred in one of the decade's defining sitcoms, The Cosby Show, which aired eight seasons from 1984 to 1992. The sitcom highlighted the experiences and growth of an affluent African-American family. He also produced the spin-off sitcom A Different World, which became second to The Cosby Show in ratings. He starred in the sitcom Cosby from 1996 to 2000 and hosted Kids Say the Darndest Things for two seasons. He has been a spokesman and has endorsed a number of products, including Jell-O, Kodak film, Ford, Texas Instruments, and

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Bill Cosby -- Loser Flies Home (PHOTO)

Bill Cosby
Loser Flies Home

Bill Cosby took the sting out of a major court defeat by getting the hell out of Dodge ... on a private jet. A dejected looking Cosby boarded the plane after a Pennsylvania judge ruled his… READ MORE >

Bill Cosby -- I Wasn't 'Dating' Chloe Goins ... She Has NO Case

Bill Cosby
I Wasn't 'Dating' Chloe Goins ... She Has NO Case

Bill Cosby accuser Chloe Goins has no clue what it means to be in a "relationship" with someone -- and that's one reason Cosby wants her sexual assault case thrown out of court. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Hugh Hefner to Cosby Accuser -- Dragging Me Into Your Suit is a Sham

Hugh Hefner to Cosby Accuser
Dragging Me Into Your Suit is a Sham

Hugh Hefner's no rapist enabler ... so dragging his name into Bill Cosby's sexual assault case is ABSURD ... so claims Hef in new legal docs obtained by TMZ. The Playboy magazine founder just… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Bill Cosby -- Ordered to Stand Trial for Sexual Assault (VIDEO)

Bill Cosby
Ordered to Stand Trial for Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman. A Pennsylvania judge just ruled, there is probable cause to believe the comedian drugged Andrea Constand… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago
Bill Cosby -- Admits Sexual Relations with Teens ... Agent Paid Hush Money

Bill Cosby
Admits Sexual Relations with Teens Agent Paid Hush Money

Bill Cosby had sexual contact with 2 teenage girls, and his agent paid off one of them so his wife wouldn't find out ... this according to a newly-released deposition.  The revelations came… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Hugh Hefner -- Deposed at Playboy Mansion in Cosby Case

Hugh Hefner
Deposed at Playboy Mansion In Cosby Case

Hugh Hefner got put under oath at the Playboy Mansion Wednesday in one of the Bill Cosby sexual assault lawsuits ... TMZ has learned. We've learned Gloria Allred fired off a slew of questions to… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Hugh Hefner -- Added to Bill Cosby Sexual Battery Lawsuit

Hugh Hefner
Added to Cosby Sexual Battery Lawsuit

The woman who claims Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion has just added Hugh Hefner to the lawsuit, claiming he knew of Cosby's predilections of alleged serial sexual battery… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago
Bill Cosby -- Celebs Blacklisted By Insurance Companies Because of 'Cosby Effect'

Bill Cosby
Celebs Blacklisted by Insurance Companies Because of 'Cosby Effect'

Bill Cosby has made it next to impossible for entertainers and athletes to get insurance companies to write them adequate policies protecting them from lawsuits.  Various well connected… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Malcolm-Jamal Warner -- Bill Cosby Gets Skewered While Woody and Roman are Beloved?? (VIDEO)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Cosby Gets Skewered While Woody & Roman Are Loved?

Malcolm-Jamal Warner is strongly suggesting his old TV dad, Bill Cosby, is getting railroaded by the media and the public because he's black. During an appearance on "The Real,"… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Bill Cosby -- Dismisses Lawsuit Against Beverly Johnson ... I'm Just Too Busy

Bill Cosby
Dismisses Lawsuit Against Beverly Johnson I'm Just Too Busy

Bill Cosby just pressed pause on his defamation lawsuit against Beverly Johnson ... but is not letting her off the hook ... TMZ has learned. Cosby's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss his… READ MORE >

- 151 days ago

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