William H. Cosby Birthday (June 12th)

William H. Cosby Birthday (June 12th)

Bill Cosby Birth Details

William H .Cosby the comedian actor was born on 12th July, 1937 at Philadelphia in a hospital.

Bill Cosby Parents

Bill Cosby mother Anna was a maid servant and father William H. Cosby was in the U.S. Army. He was not able to spend enough time with his children as there was World War II at that time. They were very poor.

Bill Cosby Wife

Bill Cosby got married in 25th January, 1964 with Camille hanks. They have four daughters - Erika Ranee, Erinn Charlene, Ensa Camille, and Evin Harrah. They had one son who was died in an accident. He was stopped to change a tyre when the accident took place. That tragic day was 16th January 1997.

Bill Cosby Early Days

Bill Cosby was in Marry Channing Wister School and was very good in sports. From his early days he was famous for his comedy and mimicry. He can make anybody mood cheerful with his jokes. All the teachers in the school were very fond of him.He acted in school dramas and plays. As Bill Cosby was from poor background family he earned money for his family. He worked at a shoe repair shop. He did not like that job. After that he joined Navy. He got his job in a bar with his diploma course. In the bar he can make anyone laugh in few minutes in the bar also.

Bill Cosby Career

In 1962 Bill Cosby worked in Gaslight café New York. He was noticed by actor Carl Rainer who liked his humor. He gave him a chance. In 1963 Bill Cosby was first appeared in Tonight Show a Johnny Carson’s show. By that time he completed his B.A. and started doing his M.A. and Ph.D.

In his long career, William H. Cosby has earned several names: bestselling author, award-winning actor, media icon, role model and doctor of education. But first of all, he is considered a comedian actor in which he does funny role that touches on the whole thing from early days and matrimony to school, work and sports. He became a super star by fusing his edgy humor and typical jazzy timing with the aptitude and awareness Young and aged fans will be happy in this sample of great comedian genius.


Bill Cosby says "A white person listens to my act and he laughs and he thinks, 'Yeah, that's the way I see it too.' Okay. He's white. I'm Negro. And we both see things the same way. That must mean that we are alike...So I figure I'm doing as much for good race relations as the next guy”.

Bill Cosby Shows

I discovered The Bill Cosby Show in 1965 to 1968, his co-star was Robert Culp, this show was based on James Bond style adventure show and his existence made it only one of its kind. Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids show were based on cosby childhood. It aired for 7 years from 1972 to 1979. In 1979 new show named - New Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids started which aired from 1979 to 1984. Both the shows were hosted by him and were colossal hit.

Bill Cosby Controversy

In 1997 Cosby confesses of having an affair with the mother of Autumn Jackson but denied to be her father. The woman was asking $40 million dollar from him. Later she was proved wrong and punished for 26 months in jail.


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Bill Cosby Awards

  1. Bill Cosby received Kennedy Center Honors in 1998.
  2. In 2002, He was awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom.
  3. He won the 2003 Bob Hope Humanitarian Award

Bill Cosby also won many Grammy awards.

Bill Cosby Albums

•Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow...Right! (1963)
•I Started Out as a Child (1964)
•Why Is There Air? (1965)
•Wonderfulness (1966)
•Revenge (1967)
•Silver Throat: Bill Cosby Sings (1967)
•ill Cosby Sings Hooray for the Salvation Army Band! (1968)
•To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With (1968)
•200 M.P.H. (1968)
•It's True! It's True! (1969)
•The Best of Bill Cosby (1969)
•8:15 12:15 (1969)
•Live: Madison Square Garden Center (1970)
•Sports (Bill Cosby Album) (1970)
•More of the Best of Bill Cosby (1970)
•For Adults Only (1971)
•Bad foot Brown & the Bunions Bradford Funeral Marching Band (1971)
•When I Was a Kid (1971)
•Bill Cosby Talks

Bill Cosby was the first African –American actor who earned such fame and granted from a presidential medal.