Bill Cobbs

Bill Cobbs

actor, producer, music department

Bill Cobbs was born on Jun 16, 1934 in USA. Bill Cobbs's big-screen debut came with The Taking of Pelham One Two Three directed by Joseph Sargent in 1974, strarring Man on Platform. Bill Cobbs is known for Dino Dana directed by J.J. Johnson, Michela Luci stars as Dana and Saara Chaudry as Saara Jain. Bill Cobbs has got 2 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Bill Cobbs achieved is Daytime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Bill Cobbs plays is Dino Dana: The Movie which will be released on Sep 04, 2020.

Bill Cobbs was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where his parents were hard-working people, who instilled in him a sense of self-reliance and humility. As an amateur actor in the city's Karamu House Theater, he starred in the Ossie Davis play "Purlie Victorious". Cobbs was an Air Force radar technician for eight years; he also worked in office products at IBM and sold cars in Cleveland. In 1970, at the age of 36, he left for New York to seek work as an actor. There he turned down a job in the NBC sales department in order to have time for auditions. He supported himself by driving a cab, repairing office equipment, selling toys, and performing odd jobs. His first professional acting role was in "Ride a Black Horse" at the Negro Ensemble Company. From there, he appeared in small theater productions, street theater, regional theater and at the Eugene O'Neill Theater. His first television credit was in Vegetable Soup (1975), a New York public television educational series, and he made his feature film debut in Les pirates du métro (1974). In his free time, Cobbs enjoys music, reading, and playing his drums. He lives in New York City and Los Angeles, California and continues acting.

  • Birthday

    Jun 16, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 1 nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Limited Performance in Daytime Program
Winner - Daytime Emmy
Trenton Film Festival
Narrative Feature - Best Actor
Winner - Richard Kind Dramatic Award
The Final Patient (2005)

Movies & TV Shows

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