Bill Cobbs

1934 - Today

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Wilbert Francisco Cobbs (born June 16, 1934) is an American actor. He is well known for his roles in movies such as Louisiana Slim in The Hitter (1979) and Water in The Brother from Another Planet (1984). and as Lewis Coleman on I'll Fly Away (1991–1993), as Jack on The Michael Richards Show (2000), and guest appearances such as Walker, Texas Ranger and The Sopranos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Cobbs has received more than 1,071,574 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Bill Cobbs is the 1,935th most popular actor (down from 1,526th in 2019), the 3,314th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,745th in 2019) and the 937th most popular American Actor.

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  • 23

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  • 3.07

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  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bill Cobbs ranks 1,935 out of 10,030. Before him are Gunnel Lindblom, Charles Shaughnessy, Dudley Moore, Marie-France Pisier, Tommy Chong, and Anthony Quayle. After him are Ralph Macchio, Bohdan Stupka, Jon Cryer, Sandra Oh, Dominique Pinon, and Abdelmajid Lakhal.

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Among people born in 1934, Bill Cobbs ranks 172Before him are Pat Boone, George Hilton, Rue McClanahan, Dave Grusin, Dashrath Manjhi, and Nicéphore Soglo. After him are Giancarlo Baghetti, Waldo Machado, Del Shannon, Ralph Nader, Henri Konan Bédié, and Jimmy Fontana.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Cobbs ranks 3,314 out of 15,968. Before him are Richard E. Bellman (1920), Rick Barry (1944), Benjamin Tucker (1854), Winfield Scott (1786), Paul Gallico (1897), and Kevin Mitnick (1963). After him are Ralph Macchio (1961), Jon Cryer (1965), John G. Trump (1907), Bix Beiderbecke (1903), Patrick Henry (1736), and Kylie Jenner (1997).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bill Cobbs ranks 937Before him are Leslie Easterbrook (1949), Milo Ventimiglia (1977), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), Lauren German (1978), J. T. Walsh (1943), and David Ogden Stiers (1942). After him are Ralph Macchio (1961), Jon Cryer (1965), Dominic Chianese (1931), Frederic Forrest (1936), Alfre Woodard (1952), and Elizabeth Wilson (1921).

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