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"I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread." -- Bill Cosby
William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own series, the situation comedy The Bill Cosby Show, in 1969. He was one of the major characters on the children's television series The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created the educational cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in the city. Cosby has also acted in a number of films.

During the 1980s, Cosby produced and starred in what is considered to be one of the decade's defining sitcoms, The Cosby Show, which aired eight seasons from 1984 to 1992. The sitcom highlighted the experiences and growth of an upper-middle-class African-American family. He also produced the spin-off sitcom A Different World, which became second to The Cosby Show in ratings. He starred in the sitcom Cosby from 1996 to 2000 and hosted Kids Say the Darndest Things for two seasons.

He has been a sought-after spokesman, and has endorsed a number of products, including Jell-O pudding, Kodak film, Ford, Texas Instruments, and Coca-Cola, including New Coke. In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante included him in his book, the 100 Greatest African Americans.

In 1976, Cosby earned a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. For his doctoral research, he wrote a dissertation entitled, "An Integration of the Visual Media Via 'Fat Albert And The Cosby Kids' Into the Elementary School Curriculum as a Teaching Aid and Vehicle to Achieve Increased Learning".

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Total Books: 124
I Didn't Ask to Be Born
2012 - I Didn't Ask to Be Born [But I'm Glad I Was] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892969227
ISBN-10: 0892969229
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

I Didn't Ask to Be Born
2011 - I Didn't Ask to Be Born [But I'm Glad I Was] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892969203
ISBN-10: 0892969202
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 7

Shipwreck Saturday
2009 - Shipwreck Saturday [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781439599259
ISBN-10: 1439599254
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Come on People On the Path from Victims to Victors
2009 - Come on People on the Path From VIctims to VIctors (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781595551863
ISBN-10: 1595551867
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Self-Help, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

Come On People On the Path from Victims to Victors
2007 - Come on People on the Path From VIctims to VIctors (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781595550927
ISBN-10: 1595550925
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 18

I Am What I Ate  and I'm Frightened And Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy
I Am What I Ateand I'm frightened  And Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy
Born to Win  The Authorized Biography of Althea Gibson
2004 - Born to Win the Authorized Biography of Althea Gibson (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780471471653
ISBN-10: 0471471658
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors
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I Am What I AteAnd I'm Frightened And Other Digressions From The Doctor of Comedy
I Am What I Ateand I'm Frightened And Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy
Cosbyology Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy
2003 - Cosbyology Essays and Observations From the Doctor of Comedy [Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786239863
ISBN-10: 0786239867
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Friends of a Feather One of Life's Little Fables
2003 - Friends of a Feather One of Life's Little Fables (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060091477
ISBN-10: 0060091479
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

I Am What I Ateand I'm Frightened and Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy
Cosbyology Essays and Observations From the Doctor of Comedy
2002 - Cosbyology Essays and Observations From the Doctor of Comedy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786888139
ISBN-10: 078688813X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 15

Bill Cosby on Fatherhood
2002 - Bill Cosby on Fatherhood [Charming Petites] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780880881814
ISBN-10: 088088181X
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
 3

Cosbyology Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy
2002 - Cosbyology Essays and Observations From the Doctor of Comedy [Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780786239870
ISBN-10: 0786239875
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Cosbyology Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy
2001 - Cosbyology Essays and Observations From the Doctor of Comedy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780786868100
ISBN-10: 0786868104
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 16

The Day I Was Rich
2001 - The Day I Was Rich [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613166539
ISBN-10: 0613166531
Genre: Children's Books
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The Other Side of Color African American Art in the Collection of Camille O and William H Cosby Jr
The Day I Saw My Father Cry
2000 - The Day I Saw My Father Cry [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780613214124
ISBN-10: 0613214129
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Little Bill 12  The Day I Saw My Father Cry
2000 - Little Bill 12 the Day I Saw My Father Cry [level 3 - Little Bill] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590521994
ISBN-10: 0590521993
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 4

1999 - Hooray for the Dandelion Warriors [Little Bill #11 - RL 3] (Paperback)
1999 - The Best Way to Play [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - The Meanest Thing to Say [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - Superfine Valentine [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - Treasure Hunt [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - Money Troubles [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - One Dark and Scary Night [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - My Big Lie [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - The Worst Day of My Life [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Hardcover] (Other)
1999 - Little Bill 09 the Day I Was Rich [level 3 - Little Bill] (Paperback)
1999 - One Dark and Scary Night [Little Bill for Beginning Readers] (Paperback)
1998 - Money Troubles [Little Bill] (Paperback)
1998 - Shipwreck Saturday [Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers] (Paperback)
1998 - The Best Way to Play [A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers] (Paperback)
1997 - The Meanest Thing to Say [Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers] (Paperback)
1997 - The Treasure Hunt [A Little Bill Book for Beginning Readers] (Paperback)
1993 - Childhood [Large Print] (Paperback)Hardcover
1992 - Love and Marriage [Lythway Large Print Books] (Hardcover)
1989 - Love Marriage [LP] (Hardcover)
1987 - Fatherhood [G K Hall Large Print Book Series] (Hardcover)
I Am What I Ate and I'm Frightened [And Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy] (Hardcover)
Meanest Thing to Say [Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers] (Other)Hardcover
Little Bill 05 Shipwreck Saturday [Level 3 - Little Bill Books for Beginning Readers Tb] (Hardcover)
My Father Confused Me [EMI Comedy Classics] (Audio Cassette)
Meanest Thing to Say Little Bill [Hello Reader Level 3] (Other)
Shipwreck Saturday Little Bill [Hello Reader Level 3] (Other)
Day I Was Rich [Hello Reader Level 3] (Other)
El Tiempo Vuela [La Visa A Los 50] (Paperback)
Ser Padre/fatherhood [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
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