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Bill Maher

 
Date Of Birth:
January 20, 1956 (66)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: January 20, 1956 (66)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big ... (read complete bio)

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Original Broadway Production, 2003
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Bill Maher and Arianna Huffington

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  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

Productions

Poster Designer

Writing
Source Material
Playwright

Bill Maher Biography

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 41 Emmy nominations. Maher won his first Emmy in 2014 as executive producer for the HBO series, "VICE." In October of 2008, this same combination was on display in Maher's uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, "Religulous," directed by Larry Charles ("Borat"). The documentary has gone on to become the eighth highest grossing documentary ever.

In addition to his television program - which has featured such visitors as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kerry Washington, Michael Steele, Howard Dean, Michael Moore, Eva Longoria, Drew Barrymore, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Gen. Wesley Clark, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Costner, Gary Hart and Pat Buchanan.- Maher has written five bestsellers: "True Story," "Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? Politically Incorrect's Greatest Hits," "When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden," "New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer" and most recently, "The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass."

Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979, and still performs at least 50 dates a year in Las Vegas and in sold out theaters all across the country. Four of his ten stand-up specials for HBO - 2014's "Bill Maher: Live from DC," 2007's "The Decider," 2005's "I'm Swiss," as well as the hilarious, "Bill Maher ... But I'm Not Wrong," - have been nominated for Emmy Awards.

Maher was born in New York City, raised in River Vale, N.J. and went to Cornell University. He now resides in Los Angeles.




Bill Maher News

Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons to Perform at The Den Theatre in October Photo Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons to Perform at The Den Theatre in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

The Den Theatre will welcome back comedian Greg Fitzsimmons for an evening of stand-up on Saturday, October 15 at 9:30 pm on The Heath Mainstage.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Releases July 29 Episode Lineup Photo REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Releases July 29 Episode Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its landmark 20th season FRIDAY, JULY 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/7:00-8:00 p.m. PT). Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests.  

REAL TIME Host and Comedian Bill Maher Comes To NJPAC, July 8 Photo REAL TIME Host and Comedian Bill Maher Comes To NJPAC, July 8
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents comedian Bill Maher on Friday, July 8th at 8 p.m.

Dana Gould Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Month Photo Dana Gould Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Between Comedy Central, HBO and Showtime, Dana Gould has six solo stand-up comedy specials to his credit. He has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, Maron, and Real Time with Bill Maher. 

Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE Photo Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Second City and SNL alum Jerry Minor returns to Chicago to direct his first resident stage production with an ensemble that includes e.t.c. stage vets Alex Bellisle, Mark Campbell, Terrence Carey, and Laurel Krabacher, Mainstage alum Jordan Savusa, and former Second City Touring Company member Claudia Martinez.

Greg Fitzsimmons Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Week Photo Greg Fitzsimmons Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square This Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, an Emmy Award winning writer and host on TV, radio and his own podcast. Greg is host of the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast and The Greg Fitzsimmons Show, on SiriusXM's Howard 101. A regular with Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel, Greg has made more than 50 visits to The Howard Stern Show. 

VIDEO: HBO Debuts Bill Maher #ADULTING Comedy Special Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Debuts Bill Maher #ADULTING Comedy Special Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022

Filmed at Miami's Fillmore Theater, Bill Maher's latest stand-up special sees the acclaimed comedian, host, and satirist take the stage for a hilarious and scathing hour of his signature commentary on the latest hot-button issues. Watch the new trailer now!

HBO to Release New Bill Maher Comedy Special #ADULTING Photo HBO to Release New Bill Maher Comedy Special #ADULTING
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

Filmed at Miami’s Fillmore Theater, Maher brings his no-holds-barred perspective to cancel culture, quarantine, Q-Anon… and everything in-between. Marking his twelfth HBO special since 1989, Bill Maher: #Adulting finds the “Real Time” host back for his most brutally honest – and fearless – performance yet.

Bill Maher to Launch New Podcast 'Club Random' Photo Bill Maher to Launch New Podcast 'Club Random'
by Michael Major - Mar 10, 2022

The weekly podcast reunites Bill with one of the original Politically Incorrect writers, Chris Case and, former PI producer Chuck LaBella, both of whom will exec produce the podcast alongside Bill. Upcoming guests include William Shatner, Quentin Tarantino, rap artist Freddie Gibbs, YouTube's Hannah Stocking, Bella Thorne, Judd Apatow, and more.

94th Oscars Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans Photo 94th Oscars Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans
by Michael Major - Mar 9, 2022

Production designer and creative director David Korins returns to the Oscars, having been the designer in 2019. Korins’s prolific work for Broadway includes the Tony® Award-winning musicals “Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” as well as “Beetlejuice.' He has also designed for Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Andrea Bocelli, and more.

Bill Maher Videos

VIDEO: Bill Maher Roasts 'Sad' Oscar Nominees, Including NOMADLAND, JUDAS AND THE BLA VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher Roasts 'Sad' Oscar Nominees, Including NOMADLAND, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, and More
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2021

During his New Rule segment on a recent episode of Real Time, Bill Maher roasted this year's Oscar nominated films, deeming them too sad.

VIDEO: Bill Maher Creates 'Woke' Warnings For Classic Movies VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher Creates 'Woke' Warnings For Classic Movies
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2021

Bill Maher tackled the new 'woke' warnings that are now being placed on older classic films so newer audiences know what they're in for.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Season 19 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Season 19
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER will return for its 19th season FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:30 a.m.

VIDEO: Bill Maher Talk BORAT on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher Talk BORAT on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2020

Bill talks about Rudy Giuliani in the new Borat movie, what it’s like having no audience for his show, missing stand up, being on the air when he found out that Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, how Coronavirus is being handled, when we will know the results of the election, and how he thinks Trump will react if he loses.

VIDEO: Bill Maher Talks to Bernie Sanders and Mayor Eric Garcetti About Trump and the VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher Talks to Bernie Sanders and Mayor Eric Garcetti About Trump and the Health Crisis on REAL TIME
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2020

Last night's at-home edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, featured guests Bernie Sanders and Mayor Eric Garcetti. 

VIDEO: Brian Cox Talks 'Succession' and Politics on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER VideoVIDEO: Brian Cox Talks 'Succession' and Politics on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2020

Globe-winning actor Brian Cox was the guest on last night's episode of Real Time With Bill Maher!

VIDEO: Megyn Kelly Talks BOMBSHELL Film, the Trump Era, and More on REAL TIME WITH BI VideoVIDEO: Megyn Kelly Talks BOMBSHELL Film, the Trump Era, and More on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2020

Journalist Megyn Kelly appeared on an episode of Real Time With Bill Maher earlier this week. Kelly joined Bill to discuss the media and political correctness in the age of Trump. She also chatted about the film Bombshell, which told the story of sexual harassment at Fox News, and featured herself (played by Charlize Theron).

VIDEO: Bill Maher Offers Donald Trump a Check to Leave Office VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher Offers Donald Trump a Check to Leave Office
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2019

During Bill Maher's New Rule segment on Real Time With Bill Maher this week, he suggested that Donald Trump take a check to leave office.

VIDEO: Bill Maher and Michael Moore Get Into Heated Debate About Democratic Strategy  VideoVIDEO: Bill Maher and Michael Moore Get Into Heated Debate About Democratic Strategy on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2019

Bill Maher and Michael Moore got into a heated debate during last night's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.

VIDEO: Watch James Corden Respond to Bill Maher's Fat Shaming Comments VideoVIDEO: Watch James Corden Respond to Bill Maher's Fat Shaming Comments
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2019

After seeing a segment on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' addressing obesity rates in the United States, in which Bill's thesis is that fat shaming needs to make a comeback, James Corden felt compelled to respond with a different perspective.


Bill Maher Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill Maher been in?
Bill Maher has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bill Maher been in?
Bill Maher has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Bill Maher written?
Bill Maher has written 1 shows including Bill Maher: Victory Begins At Home (Source Material).