Birthday:July 12, 1937
Bill Cosby is a stand-up comedian, actor, and author who was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cosby liked joking around during his schooling years and involved himself in plays. He then took his comedic talents to the stages in San Francisco as a stand-up comedian. He rose to fame for his performances and later made it on television in shows such as I Spy, The Tonight Show, and his own The Bill Cosby Show. He also made appearances in films such as Ghost Dad, The Meteor Man, and I Spy Returns. Today, Cosby is recognized as one of the greatest comedians alive who also paved his own unique genre of comedy.