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    Born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The Cosby Show (1984)

Bill Cosby as "Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable"

"The Cosby Show" centers on the lives of the Huxtables: obstetrician Cliff and his lawyer wife Claire, their daughters Sondra, Denise, Vanessa and Rudy, and son Theo. Based on the standup comedy of Bill Cosby, the show focused on his observations of family life. Although based on comedy, the series also addresses some more serious topics, such as learning disabilities and teen pregnancy.

Golden Globe (1987) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe (1986) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe (1985) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

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11 Things We Learned at the NBC Winter TCA Panels: Scoop on 'Parks & Rec,' 'Chicago Fire,' and More

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Jan 17th 2015, 7:13AM

Jan 17th 2015, 7:13AM

Woody Allen's Amazon Series: Six Burning Questions

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jan 16th 2015, 6:30AM

Jan 16th 2015, 6:30AM

Golden Globes 2015: The Top 5 Amy and Tina Moments

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 12th 2015, 6:28AM

Jan 12th 2015, 6:28AM

Tina and Amy's 2015 Golden Globes Monologue: Bill Cosby, Clooney, 'The Interview' Mocked (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jan 11th 2015, 3:20PM

Jan 11th 2015, 3:20PM

TV Land Pulls 'The Cosby Show' From Its Lineup

Posted by
The Associated Press on Nov 19th 2014, 1:45PM

Nov 19th 2014, 1:45PM

NBC Dumps Bill Cosby Sitcom

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Nov 19th 2014, 10:00AM

Nov 19th 2014, 10:00AM

These Are the 15 Funniest 'The Cosby Show' Episodes Ever (VIDEO)

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Sep 19th 2014, 3:00PM

Sep 19th 2014, 3:00PM

Best of Late Night TV: Bruce Willis's Corn Eating, Tiger Woods Plays 'Facebreakers' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Aug 19th 2014, 3:00AM

Aug 19th 2014, 3:00AM

11 Things We Learned at the NBC TCA: Scoop on 'Constantine,' 'Parenthood,' and More

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Jul 14th 2014, 11:15AM

Jul 14th 2014, 11:15AM

Will Smith and Denzel Washington Remaking 'Uptown Saturday Night'?

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jan 5th 2010, 7:45AM

Jan 5th 2010, 7:45AM

Bill Cosby Talks About 'Why We Laugh'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 23rd 2008, 8:32AM

Apr 23rd 2008, 8:32AM

Review: How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jan 20th 2006, 11:03AM

Jan 20th 2006, 11:03AM

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