William Henry Cosby, Jr., Ed.D (July 12, 1937), known as Bill Cosby, is an American comedian. He has been a regular star of movies and television as well.
Cosby was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the creator of such shows as Filmation's animated Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, NBC's The Cosby Show (in which he played a doctor named Heathcliff Huxtable) and Nick at Nite's Fatherhood (with Blair Underwood).
On television, he starred in the 1960s spy spoof I Spy, and has also advertised Jell-o products.
On the big screen, he appeared in Leonard Part 6 (1987), Ghost Dad (1990), and The Meteor Man (1993).
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