Biography

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William "Bill" Maher, Jr. (born January 20, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, author and actor. Before his current role as the host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher hosted a similar late-night talk show called Politically Incorrect originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.

Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary, which targets a wide swath of topics: religion, politics, bureaucracies of many kinds, political correctness, the mass media, greed among people and persons in positions of high political and social power, the lack of intellectual curiosity of the electorate, among many topics. He supports the legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage, and serves on the board of PETA. He is also a critic of religion and is an advisory board member of Project Reason, a foundation to promote scientific knowledge and secular values within society. Maher currently ranks number 38 on Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-ups of all time. Bill Maher got a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. His is the 2,417th star dedicated on the famous sidewalk.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William "Bill" Maher, Jr. (born January 20, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, author and actor. Before his current role as the host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher hosted a similar late-night talk show called Politically Incorrect originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.

Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary, which targets a wide swath of topics: religion, politics, bureaucracies of many kinds, political correctness, the mass media, greed among people and persons in positions of high political and social power, the lack of intellectual curiosity of the electorate, among many topics. He supports the legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage, and serves on the board of PETA. He is also a critic of religion and is an advisory board member of Project Reason, a foundation to promote scientific knowledge and secular values within society. Maher currently ranks number 38 on Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-ups of all time. Bill Maher got a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. His is the 2,417th star dedicated on the famous sidewalk.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Maher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1956-01-20

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Official Site http://www.billmaher.com/

Also Known As

  • William Maher Jr.
  • Билл Мар

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hollywood Outlaw
2018 Trump @War as Himself (Archive Footage)
2018 Bill Maher: Live From Oklahoma as Performing
2016 The Comedy Club as Himself
2014 The Interview as Bill Maher (uncredited)
2014 Bill Maher: Live From DC as Himself
2014 Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip as Himself
2013 Delivery Man as Himself
2013 Iron Man 3 as Bill Maher
2012 Bright Day as Himself
2012 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee(1 episode) as Himself
2012 Finding Your Roots(1 episode) as Himself
2012 Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics as Himself
2011 The Undefeated as Himself (archive footage)
2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong as Himself
2010 Sex, Drugs & Religion as Himself
2008 Religulous as Himself
2008 Swing Vote as Bill Maher
2008 Lord Save Us as Himself
2007 I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA as Himself
2007 Bill Maher: The Decider as Himself
2007 Heckler as Himself
2006 Bill Maher: New Rules as Himself
2006 a/k/a Tommy Chong as Himself
2005 Fuck as Himself
2005 The Showbiz Show with David Spade(1 episode)
2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss as Bill Maher
2005 Inside Deep Throat as Himself
2005 The Aristocrats as Himself
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead as Himself
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(489 episodes) as Himself - Host
2003 Stupidity as Himself
2003 Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home as Bill Maher
2002 Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour as Himself
2001 Tomcats as Carlos (uncredited)
2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical as Bill Maher
2000 Son of the Beach(1 episode)
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 Edtv as Bill Maher
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1998 Brother's Keeper(1 episode)
1998 Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular(1 episode)
1997 Dharma & Greg(1 episode)
1997 The View(5 episodes)
1997 Bimbo Movie Bash as Jim (archive footage)
1997 Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special as Himself
1996 Spin City(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Himself
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1995 Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me Funny as Himself
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1993 Politically Incorrect(3 episodes)
1992 The Jackie Thomas Show(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(12 episodes)
1991 Hot Country Nights(1 episode)
1991 Charlie Hoover(7 episodes) as Elliot Weedle
1991 Pizza Man as Elmo Bunn
1989 Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death as Jim
1989 One Night Stand(2 episodes)
1988 Roseanne(1 episode)
1988 Out of Time as Maxwell Taylor
1987 House II: The Second Story as John
1987 Max Headroom(1 episode)
1987 Full House: Rags to Riches(1 episode)
1986 Ratboy as Party Guest
1986 Club Med as Rick
1985 Larry King Live(1 episode)
1985 Sara(13 episodes) as Marty Lang
1984 Murder, She Wrote(2 episodes)
1983 D.C. Cab as Baba
1982 Newhart(1 episode)
1976 Alice(1 episode)

Writing

2014 Bill Maher: Live From DCWriter
2012 Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPoliticsWriter
2010 Bill Maher... But I'm Not WrongWriter
2008 ReligulousScreenplay
2007 Bill Maher: The DeciderWriter
2005 Bill Maher: I'm SwissWriter
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(2 episodes)Writer
2003 Bill Maher: Victory Begins at HomeWriter
2000 Bill Maher: Be More CynicalWriter
1997 Bill Maher: The Golden Goose SpecialWriter
1995 Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me FunnyWriter
1993 Politically Incorrect(3 episodes)Writer

Production

2013 VICE(1 episode)Executive Producer
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(344 episodes)Executive Producer
1993 Politically Incorrect(3 episodes)Executive Producer

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