Bill Cosby

1937 - Today

Bill Cosby

William Henry Cosby Jr. (; born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and convicted sex offender. Cosby began his career as a stand-up comic at the hungry i in San Francisco during the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Cosby has received more than 15,137,989 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 333rd most popular comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Bill Cosby ranks 3 out of 8Before him are Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy. After him are Dick Van Dyke, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Martin, George Carlin, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, and Chevy Chase.

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Among people born in 1937, Bill Cosby ranks 30Before him are Philip Glass, Egon Krenz, Juvénal Habyarimana, Alain Badiou, Robert Coleman Richardson, and Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples. After him are Bruce McLaren, Colin Powell, Colleen McCullough, Jacques Santer, Avram Hershko, and Gennady Yanayev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Cosby ranks 667 out of 12,171Before him are Marshall Warren Nirenberg (1927), Benjamin Guggenheim (1865), Linda Lovelace (1949), W. Edwards Deming (1900), Douglass North (1920), and Irwin Rose (1926). After him are John Carpenter (1948), Angela Davis (1944), Matt Damon (1970), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Omar Bradley (1893), and Alan Arkin (1934).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Bill Cosby ranks 3Before him are Robin Williams (1951) and Eddie Murphy (1961). After him are Dick Van Dyke (1925), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Steve Martin (1945), George Carlin (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Newhart (1929), Chevy Chase (1943), and Don Rickles (1926).