Bill Hicks (II) (1961–1994)


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Born in Georgia but raised in Houston since the age of 7, this self-described "Prince of Darkness" was compelled to use the comedy stage as his philosophic soapbox. At 13, he would sneak out of his suburban house to hustle his way onto open-mike night rosters. In two brief decades, Hicks worked his way up the sweat-stained comedy ladder to ... See full bio »

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(1991)
(2013)

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 2013 Bill Hicks Lives (written by)
 1994 Totally Bill Hicks (Video documentary)
 1993 Counts of the Netherworld (TV Special)
 1993 Bill Hicks: Revelations (TV Special documentary)
 1992 Bill Hicks: Relentless (Video documentary)
 1991 One Night Stand (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
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 1989 Bill Hicks: Sane Man (Video documentary)
 1988 Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen (Documentary) (writer)
 1988 Nothin' Goes Right (TV Special) (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Bill Hicks Foundation

Alternate Names:

Agent Bill Hicks

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was reading in a Waffle House and this waitress comes up to me and says "What you reading for?" Gee, no-one's ever asked me that. What am I reading FOR? Did I just come out of an AA closet with reading? I read, there, I said it, I feel better. I read for many reasons, one of which is so that I don't end up as a ******* waffle waitress! Then this hillybilly comes up and says "Weeeell lookee here... See more »

Trivia:

Born in Georgia, he grew up in Florida, Alabama, and New Jersey before settling in Houston, Texas. See more »

Trademark:

References to the Eastern third eye philosophy See more »

Nickname:

The Dark Poet See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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