Since the late 1960s Bill Cosby has been entertaining American television audiences across the country making him one of the most successful TV personalities in history. In this penetrating profile trace the achievements of this creative comedian-from his days at New York's Gaslight Cafe to his highly lucrative commercial endorsements. Discover how Cosby struggled with his early education only to become a champion of higher learning and find out how he helped to project an image of the African-American middle class previously unseen on television through his iconic sitcom the Cosby Show. Learn how his performance in the 1965 series I Spy made him the first black actor to star in a dramatic role on network television and witness his success with the wildly funny cartoon Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. Finally discover how Cosby has dealt with personal tragedy and get an insight into how his career continues to thrive. Featuring footage of some his notable comedic moments and candid interviews with those who know him best BIO presents a definitive look at the life of BILL COSBY.