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Bill Cobbs

Bill Cobbs

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on 16th June 1934. Died in 2024 aged 90 years old.
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Bill Cobbs was an actor with a career spanning 48 years, from 1974 to 2022, starting at the age of 40. His first film was The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and his last film was Caroltyn. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Comedy genres.

Character Images

Known For

Filmography

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Caroltyn poster Caroltyn 2022 1h 20m
Block Party poster Block Party 2022 1h 30m
Bet+ Amazon Channel
BET+  Apple TV channel
Saving Paradise poster Saving Paradise 2021 1h 42m
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Beyond the Law poster Beyond the Law 2019 1h 30m
Plex Channel
Cineverse
My Christmas Grandpa poster My Christmas Grandpa 2017 10m
Call Me King poster Call Me King 2017 1h 58m
Plex Channel
New Life poster New Life 2016 1h 30m
Plex Channel
The Ultimate Legacy poster The Ultimate Legacy 2016 1h 30m
Plex Channel
BYUtv
Cineverse
Hallmark Movies Now Apple TV Channel
The Great Gilly Hopkins poster The Great Gilly Hopkins 2015 1h 39m
BYUtv
A House Is Not a Home poster A House Is Not a Home 2015 -
Plex Channel
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb poster Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014 1h 38m
Christmas In Palm Springs poster Christmas In Palm Springs 2014 1h 24m
Plex Channel
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Of Mind and Music poster Of Mind and Music 2014 1h 38m
On Angel's Wings poster On Angel's Wings 2014 1h 24m
Plex Channel
Cineverse
GlewedTV
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
The Last Letter poster The Last Letter 2013 -
Plex Channel
Dear Secret Santa poster Dear Secret Santa 2013 1h 28m
The Ultimate Life poster The Ultimate Life 2013 1h 45m
Plex Channel
BYUtv
Cineverse
Hallmark Movies Now Apple TV Channel
Oz the Great and Powerful poster Oz the Great and Powerful 2013 2h 10m
The Undershepherd poster The Undershepherd 2012 1h 50m
Lukewarm poster Lukewarm 2012 -
Plex Channel
The Muppets poster The Muppets 2011 1h 43m
The Tenant poster The Tenant 2010 1h 36m
The Arcadian poster The Arcadian 2011 1h 12m
Plex Channel
Cineverse
The Search for Santa Paws poster The Search for Santa Paws 2010 1h 29m
No Limit Kids - Much Ado About Middle School poster No Limit Kids - Much Ado About Middle School 2010 -
Get Low poster Get Low 2009 1h 43m
Black Water Transit poster Black Water Transit 2009 1h 40m
This Man's Life poster This Man's Life 2008 -
The Morgue poster The Morgue 2008 1h 24m
The Ultimate Gift poster The Ultimate Gift 2006 1h 54m
Plex Channel
BYUtv
Cineverse
Hallmark Movies Now Apple TV Channel
Three Days To Vegas poster Three Days To Vegas 2007 2h
Night at the Museum poster Night at the Museum 2006 1h 48m
Hard Luck poster Hard Luck 2006 1h 41m
Queen of Swing 2006 -
Special Ed poster Special Ed 2005 1h 48m
The Final Patient poster The Final Patient 2005 1h 40m
The Derby Stallion poster The Derby Stallion 2005 1h 38m
Plex Channel
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
A Mighty Wind poster A Mighty Wind 2003 1h 31m
Sunshine State poster Sunshine State 2002 2h 21m
Enough poster Enough 2002 1h 55m
A Rugrats Kwanzaa poster A Rugrats Kwanzaa 2001 24m
For All Time poster For All Time 2000 1h 24m
Random Hearts poster Random Hearts 1999 2h 13m
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer poster I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
as Estes
1998 1h 40m
Xumo Play
Hope Floats poster Hope Floats 1998 1h 54m
Paulie poster Paulie 1998 1h 31m
Always Outnumbered poster Always Outnumbered 1998 1h 44m
Air Bud poster Air Bud 1997 1h 38m
Ghosts of Mississippi poster Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 2h 10m
That Thing You Do! poster That Thing You Do! 1996 1h 48m
First Kid poster First Kid 1996 1h 41m
Nightjohn poster Nightjohn 1996 1h 32m
Ed poster Ed 1996 1h 34m
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead poster Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead 1995 1h 56m
Out There poster Out There 1995 1h 38m
Plex Channel
Man with a Gun poster Man with a Gun 1995 1h 31m
Divas poster Divas 1995 1h 40m
Fluke poster Fluke 1995 1h 36m
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long poster Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long 1995 1h 40m
Goldilocks and the Three Bears poster Goldilocks and the Three Bears 1995 1h 28m
Tuesday Morning Ride poster Tuesday Morning Ride 1995 35m
Captiva Island poster Captiva Island 1995 1h 25m
The Hudsucker Proxy poster The Hudsucker Proxy 1994 1h 51m
Fatal Instinct poster Fatal Instinct 1993 1h 31m
I'll Fly Away: Then and Now poster I'll Fly Away: Then and Now 1993 1h 36m
Demolition Man poster Demolition Man 1993 1h 55m
The Bodyguard poster The Bodyguard 1992 2h 9m
Exiled in America poster Exiled in America 1992 1h 24m
The People Under the Stairs poster The People Under the Stairs
as Grandpa Booker
1991 1h 42m
Carolina Skeletons poster Carolina Skeletons 1991 1h 30m
Plex Channel
New Jack City poster New Jack City 1991 1h 37m
The Hard Way poster The Hard Way 1991 1h 51m
Decoration Day poster Decoration Day 1990 1h 40m
Plex Channel
Xumo Play
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
The January Man poster The January Man 1989 1h 37m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Bird poster Bird 1988 2h 41m
Dominick and Eugene poster Dominick and Eugene 1988 1h 51m
Suspect poster Suspect 1987 2h 1m
Five Corners poster Five Corners 1987 1h 30m
The Color of Money poster The Color of Money 1986 1h 59m
The Cotton Club poster The Cotton Club 1984 2h 7m
Plex Channel
The Brother from Another Planet poster The Brother from Another Planet 1984 1h 48m
Plex Channel
IFC Films Unlimited Apple TV Channel
Silkwood poster Silkwood 1983 2h 11m
Trading Places poster Trading Places
as Bartender
1983 1h 56m
Rage of Angels poster Rage of Angels 1983 3h 9m
The Member of the Wedding poster The Member of the Wedding 1982 2h
The Hitter poster The Hitter 1978 1h 30m
Greased Lightning poster Greased Lightning 1977 1h 36m
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three poster The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 1h 44m

Regularly Credited With

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4 films together
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4 films together
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3 films together
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3 films together
David Strathairn's profile
David Strathairn
3 films together
Bill Nunn's profile
Bill Nunn
3 films together
Giancarlo Esposito's profile
Giancarlo Esposito
3 films together
Michael P. Byrne
Michael P. Byrne
3 films together
Mickey Rooney's profile
Mickey Rooney
3 films together

Stats

His Top Genres 1
23% Drama
+ 213 more
His Top Years
11% 1995
+ 39 more
Top Character Types
50% Cop
+ 1 more
Hero or Villain?
100% Good
Role Type
50% Support
+ 1 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Bill Cobbs FAQ

How old was Bill Cobbs when he died?

90 years old.

When was Bill Cobbs born?

16th June 1934

Where was Bill Cobbs born?

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Has Bill Cobbs won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Bill Cobbs won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Bill Cobbs?

He was Black.