Monday, January 20, 2014

Showbiz trivia: Bill Cosby

Few comedians have had the staying power and versatility of Bill Cosby. From the 1960's to today, he has been relevant for 50 years. Here is just an overview of a few of the TV series he has done.

1965-1968 I Spy (Cosby co-starred with Robert Culp in this show about 2 undercover agents)

1969-1971 The Bill Cosby Show (Cosby played Chet Kincaid, music was by the legendary Quincy Jones)

1971-1973 The Electric Company (Retro show for kids that also starred Morgan Freeman)

1972-1985 Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (Cartoon show that was based around Cosby's days growing up in Philadelphia)

1984-1992 The Cosby Show (Cosby played Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable, and this was the lead-off show on Thursday nights for NBC's era of Must See TV)

1992 You Bet Your Life (This was a re-make of the classic show that originally starred Groucho Marx)

1994-1995 The Cosby Mysteries (Cosby played Guy Hanks, a New York criminologist)

1996-2000 Cosby (Cosby played Hilton Lucas and this series reunited Cosby with his TV wife from The Cosby Show, Phylicia Rashad)

Cosby is a stand-up comedian, actor, author and even a music composer who has written music for many TV shows.

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