Camille Cosby

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Birthday
20, 1944
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Notable for producing the television series Obkb and the Broadway production of Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, she is perhaps most famous as the wife of comedian Bill Cosby and as the inspiration for the Clair Huxtable character on The Cosby Show.

Before Fame

She met Bill Cosby while pursuing a degree in psychology at the University of Maryland and subsequently became Cosby's wife and business manager.

Trivia

In the early 1990s, she earned a master's degree and a doctorate from the University of Massachusetts.

Family Life

The daughter of Guy and Catherine Hanks, she grew up in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. Her marriage to Bill Cosby produced children named Erika, Erinn, Ensa, Evin, and Ennis

Associated With

A prominent philanthropist, she contributed to Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH non-profit activist organization.