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Bill Cosby

Comic, Actor (born 12-Jul-1937)


Bill Adler. The Cosby Wit: His Life and Humor. Carroll & Graf. 1986. 125pp.


  1. Official Website:

  2. Twitter: @BillCosby


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.153)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.307)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.349)

  11. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.69)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.131)

  13. Current Biography, 1967 Yearbook (pp.82-84)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.118)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.112)

  16. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.109)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.180)

  18. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.132)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.156)

  20. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.92-93)

  21. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.63)

  22. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, pp.429-31)

  23. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.606)

  24. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.100)

  25. Legends in Their Own Time (p.55)

  26. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.334)

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