Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby
He's an actor, activist, author, television producer and educator—but regardless of what role he's filling, one thing is certain: Bill Cosby is one of the original comic talents.

Bill is also known for being a devoted father and family man. In fact, on his Oprah Show appearance in 1991, one audience member asked Bill what discipline strategies have worked on his children. "First, as the father, find out what the mother said," he responded. "That saves a marriage!"

The cast of The Cosby Show