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      Bill Hicks

      Bill Hicks

      Highest Rated: 84% American: The Bill Hicks Story (2010)

      Lowest Rated: 84% American: The Bill Hicks Story (2010)

      Birthday: Dec 16, 1961

      Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, USA

      He lived hard and died young, but little about Bill Hicks could be considered cliché. Relatively obscure in America during his lifetime, Hicks still, somehow, became one of the most influential stand-up comedians ever to seize the mic. Hicks would transcend the foul-mouthed "angry comic" shtick, articulating an oft-venomous smashing of sacred icons and institutions. Largely shunned by network television for his ideas, Hicks did make 10 appearances on "Late Night with David Letterman" (NBC, 1982-1993) and found real celebrity in the U.K. Hicks died of cancer at just 32 years old. After his passing, a chorus of artists and intellectuals hailed Hicks as once-in-a-generation talent, who pushed his art relentlessly against the envelope of America's sanitized commercial culture. His legacy grew as his struggles to be heard transformed him into a patron saint of iconoclasm and speaking truth to power.

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      American: The Bill Hicks Story poster
      American: The Bill Hicks Story

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      84% 85% American: The Bill Hicks Story Unknown (Character) $90.3K 2010
      No Score Yet 90% Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand Up Comedian Unknown (Character) - 2004

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      No Score Yet No Score Yet One-Night Stand Unknown (Character) 1991