Bill Cosby to visit ECU

Legendary author, comedian and actor  Bill Cosby will speak at 8 p.m. Sept. 20 in Wright Auditorium on the campus of East Carolina University, as part of the S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series.

Perhaps best known for his popular television series, “The Cosby Show,” Cosby has also excelled as an author, stand-up comic, television producer, musician, actor and activist. His efforts have earned eight Gold Records, three Emmy awards, five Platinum records and five Grammy Awards.

Cosby created the educational cartoon comedy series “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids,” starred in the 1960s action show, “I Spy,” and hosted two seasons of “Kids Say the Darndest Things.”

He has authored a number of books including “Fatherhood,” “Time Flies” and “Love and Marriage.”

Cosby earned a doctoral degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1976.

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