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Bill Cosby was known as an American comedian and actor. He is most famous for his sitcom, 'The Cosby Show’ and his arrest for multiple counts of sexual assault.

Background and Age

William Henry Cosby Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest of four young men and experienced childhood in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood. From the start, the Cosbys had the option to get by, monetarily, yet the family's cash started to slip when Cosby's father, William Cosby Sr., started drinking intensely. After his father enrolled in the U.S. Naval force, Cosby became a parental figure to his siblings. Cosby's mom, Anna, worked cleaning houses. He and his family additionally wound up living in the Richard Allen Homes, a low-pay lodging project. At 8 years old, Cosby endured an extraordinary misfortune when his sibling James, the second most seasoned of the young men, passed away.

With cash exceptionally tight for his family, Cosby started shining shoes and worked at a general store during his center school years. Notwithstanding their hardships, Cosby's mom focused her children on education and learning. She frequently read books to Bill and his siblings, including the Bible and works by Mark Twain. A skilled storyteller himself, Cosby adapted right off the bat that jokes could be an approach to make companions and get what he needed. Cosby exceeded expectations at making stories. As one of his instructors once noted, that he ought to turn out to be either a legal advisor or an actor since he lied so well.'

Married, Wife and Kids

Married since 1964, Cosby and his spouse, Camille, had four little girls and one son. Cosby, who was indicted on three charges of felony aggravated indecent assault and classified as a “sexually violent predator” in 2018 says he would prefer to serve his full ten-year jail sentence than show any remorse. In November 2019, Cosby made this point expressly clear in an interview from his jail cell with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's BlackPressUSA.com. It was the first interview he's given since his high-profile trial finished up a year prior in 2018.

Career and Net Worth

After a successful stand up comedy career, Bill hit mainstream success with his own sitcom called The Cosby Show. The popular program drew spectators with its warm amusingness and funny circumstances. Cosby's character, Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable, became of the most mainstream fathers in TV history. He additionally filled in as a parental figure to his young co-stars, including Sabrina Le Beauf, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe and Keshia Knight Pulliam on set.

Date modified: Jun 21, 2020
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