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Bill Cosby - Living Legends

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Awarded: April 2000
(b. July 12, 1937)

Bill Cosby is one of the nation’s highly successful comedians, much of whose humor is based on personal experiences. His sitcom series, “The Cosby Show,” was one of the first to feature a well-to-do African American family. Cosby is an active supporter of civil rights causes, and political, educational and social organizations and institutions.

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