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Full Name at Birth
William Henry Cosby, Jr.
Date of Birth
Actor, Comedian, Author, Producer
Claim to Fame
I Spy, The Cosby Show, Fat Albert
The Brokaw Company
Celebrity Talent International
PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent Agency
TV commercial: City of Philadelphia (2000)
TV commercial: Texas Instruments (early 1980s)
TV commercial: School to Work (1998)
TV commercial: Coca-Cola (1980s)
TV commercial: Kodak Film (1990-1992)
Is one of the voices that intones the name "Viacom" over the Viacom logo.
TV commercial: UMass-Boston
TV commercial: TV Land (2005)
TV commercials: Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
Has been spokesperson for Jello since 1973.
(1978) TV commercial: Del Monte Corn (voiceover)
(1987-88) Print ads for Kodak Film and their Colorwatch System.
(1970s - 2010s) Huge, varied, and long running series of TV commercials, print ads, and personal appearances for and promoting Jell-O products, including: Jell-O pudding; Jell-O gelatin desert; frozen Jell-O Pops (in gelatin and pudding varieties); the new Sugar-Free Jell-O (which replaced D-Zerta in 1984 and was sweetened with NutraSweet); Jell-O Jigglers concentrated gummi snacks; and Sparkling Jell-O, a carbonated version of the dessert touted as the "Champagne of Jell-O," and a few other Jell-O products. Although he was the commercial spokesperson for Jell-O for well over 30 years, there was a 6-7 year break in the 2000s, before returning to the airwaves in 2010. This representation spanned both General Mills and Kraft corporate parental eras.
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William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at the hungry i in San Francisco and various other clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show I Spy. He later starred in his own sitcom, The Bill Cosby Show. He was one of the major performers on the children's television series The Electric Company during its first two seasons, and created the educational cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in the city. Cosby also acted in a number of films.
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