Bill Hicks bio

Birth Name: William Melvin Hicks

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: Valdosta

Date Of Birth: December16, 1961

Date Of Death: February 26, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bill Hicks was born on the 16th of December, 1961. He was popular for being a Comedian. Legendary standup comedian whose material often dealt with controversial and dark subject matters. In 2007 he was ranked the fourth greatest stand-up comic of all time on Channel 4’s list of the UK’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups. A documentary about his life, American: The Bill Hicks Story, was release in 2010.

Bill Hicks was born in Valdosta. He began writing comedy routines and acts with friend, Dwight Slade, in his early teens. In 1987 he appeared on Rodney Dangerfield ‘s Young Comedians Special, which was a big boost to his career. His 1993 appearance on Late Night with David Letterman, his 12th on the show, was famously pulled from the air because the producers feared backlash over a religious joke he made.

Bill Hicks was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Bill Hicks was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

William Melvin Hicks is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Bill’s William Melvin Hicks attended Stratford High School, Houston, Texas, United States (1980) and University Of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, Los Angeles Community College, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Bill Hicks’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bill Hicks’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bill Hicks kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bill Hicks was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:William Melvin Hicks
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY:Saturday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Bill Hicks was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Bill Hicks was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Bill Hicks had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Bill Hicks’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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