Bill Maher

Actor | * 01/20/1956 (63) | New York City, New York, USA
William Maher (born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host. He is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect (1993–2002), originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC. Maher is known for his sarcastic attitude, political satire and sociopolitical commentary. He targets many topics including religion, political correctness and the mass media. Maher supports the legalization of cannabis, serving on the advisory board of NORML. His critical views of religion were the basis for the 2008 documentary film Religulous. He is a supporter of animal rights, having served on the board of PETA since 1997 and is an advisory board member of Project Reason. In 2005, Maher ranked at number 38 on Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time. He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Bill Maher

Richard Dawkins Award

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Movies with Bill Maher as Actor(41)

as Himself (Archive Footage)2018 Trump @War
as himself2016 The Comedy Club
as Bill Maher (uncredited)2014 The Interview
as himself2013 Delivery Man
as Bill Maher2013 Iron Man 3
as himself2012 Bright Day
as Himself (archive footage)2011 The Undefeated
as himself2010 Sex, Drugs & Religion
as Bill Maher2008 Swing Vote
as himself2008 Lord Save Us
as himself2008 Religulous
as himself2007 Heckler
as himself2006 a/k/a Tommy Chong
as himself2005 Inside Deep Throat
as Bill Maher2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss
as himself2005 The Aristocrats
as himself2005 Fuck
as himself2003 Stupidity
as himself2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
as Carlos (uncredited)2001 Tomcats
as Bill Maher2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical
as Bill Maher1999 Edtv
as Jim (archive footage)1997 Bimbo Movie Bash
as Elmo Bunn1991 Pizza Man
as Maxwell Taylor1988 Out of Time
as Party Guest1986 Ratboy
as Rick1986 Club Med
as Baba1983 D.C. Cab

TV Shows/Series with Bill Maher as Actor(29)

Movies with Bill Maher as Crew(11)

Writing/Screenplay2018 Bill Maher: Live From Oklahoma
Writing/Writer2014 Bill Maher: Live from D.C.
Writing/Screenplay2008 Religulous
Writing/Writer2007 Bill Maher: The Decider
Writing/Writer2005 Bill Maher: I'm Swiss
Writing/Writer2000 Bill Maher: Be More Cynical

TV Shows/Series with Bill Maher as Crew(5)

Production/Executive Producer2013 VICE
Writing/Writer2003 Real Time with Bill Maher
Production/Executive Producer2003 Real Time with Bill Maher
Writing/Writer1993 Politically Incorrect
Production/Executive Producer1993 Politically Incorrect

Additional Information

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Full Name: Bill Maher
Born: Friday, 01/20 1956 (January) in New York City (current age: 63 years + 126 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: Cornell University, Pascack Hills High School
Other names for Bill Maher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Maher Jr."
"Билл Мар"
"ビル・マー" (Kana/Japanese)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6247, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/14/2019