● Bill Cosby: William Henry Cosby Jr., better known as Bill Cosby was born July 12, 1937 and became a prominent stand-up comedian and actor for years. He began his career in San Francisco doing stand up and later created his own sitcom The Bill Cosby Show in 1969, Fat Albert shortly followed in 1972. The Cosby Show aired 1984-1992 and was named the number one show in America for four years in a row. Cosby had several shows after that such as the coming of age story, A Different World and Cosby. In the mid 2010s, however, his career took a turn resulting in the end of his career as we all knew it to be, shattering his image. Though Cosby was celebrated and awarded, many of which were rescinded in 2018 following his legal trouble.