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Cobbs on the set of Get Low in 2009.
Wilbert Cobbs

June 16, 1934 (1934-06-16) (age 87)
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974-present
Family James Baskett (cousin)

Wilbert "Bill" Cobbs (born June 16, 1934) is an American movie and television actor. He has starred in over 120 movies and television programs.

Personal life

Cobbs was born on June 16, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio. Cobbs is the second cousin of the late African American actor James Baskett.


Cobbs career began during 1973 in the movie Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws. He is known for his role in The Bodyguard. Cobbs latest appearance was in The Muppets (2011) and in Oz the Great and Powerful (2013). Cobbs is not married and lives in Los Angeles, California and in New York City, New York. Cobbs continues to act.

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