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 (kôz′bē, kŏz′-), William Henry, Jr. Known as "Bill." Born 1937.
American comedian, actor, and producer. He was the first African-American actor to star in a network television series, I Spy (1965-1968), and is also known for his television comedy series The Cosby Show (1984-1992).


(ˈkɔz bi, ˈkɒz-)
William Henry (Bill), born 1937, U.S. comedian and actor.
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Lisa Bonet has broken her silence about her former TV father Bill Cosby, saying she isn't surprised he's facing sexual misconduct allegations and claiming he gave off a "sinister" energy.
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According to TMZ, Ensa Cosby died from renal disease on Friday night.
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The juror told ABC News that they could not reach a consensus after deadlocking at 10-2 to convict veteran comedian and TV star Cosby on the first and third counts and 11-1 to acquit on the second count.
This may be the only chance, in a criminal court, to hold the 79-year-old Cosby accountable for dozens of alleged sexual assaults.
Lawyers for a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby have told the star they will never give up their fight for justice.
Cosby, 79, is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004 after giving her pills that she says left her unable to resist.
Mr McMonagle said that while Cosby had been unfaithful to his wife, he did not commit a crime.
TV legend Bill Cosby has gone on trial accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.
Looking out from the cover, resplendent in a jazzy 80s sweater, was Bill Cosby twinkling confidently under the title, Fatherhood .
NEW YORK: Disgraced TV legend Bill Cosby - battling back in a sex assault case against him - can sue an accuser over tweets she wrote and an interview she gave for breaching confidentiality, a judge has ruled.