Bill Maher

Bill Maher

William Maher, Jr. (Nueva York, 20 de enero de 1956) es un presentador de televisión, comentador político, actor y escritor y comediante estadounidense. Presentó el programa de televisión Politically Incorrect en Comedy Central y ABC, y actualmente el presentador de Real Time with Bill Maher en HBO. El 1 de junio de 2006 empezó a presentar un programa solamente en Internet en Amazon.com titulado Amazon Fishbowl.
Maher es conocido por sus sátiras y comentarios políticos, que abarcan una amplia variedad de temas, de la derecha a la izquierda política, burocracia de muchos tipos, corrección política, Hollywood, los medios de comunicación, y personas poseedoras de un alto poder político y social entre otros. Apoya la legalización de la marihuana, el matrimonio homosexual.[1]​[2]​ Además es crítico con la religión y es un miembro consejero de la fundación Project Reason. Maher está en el puesto 38 de Comedy Central en el top 100 de mejores comediantes de todos los tiempos.[cita requerida]

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1956-01-20
  • Lugar de nacimiento: New York City, New York, USA

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. William "Bill" Maher, Jr. (born January 20, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, author and actor. Before his current role as the host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher hosted a similar late-night talk show called Politically Incorrect originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC. Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary, which targets a wide swath of topics: religion, politics, bureaucracies of many kinds, political correctness, the mass media, greed among people and persons in positions of high political and social power, the lack of intellectual curiosity of the electorate, among many topics. He supports the legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage, and serves on the board of PETA. He is also a critic of religion and is an advisory board member of Project Reason, a foundation to promote scientific knowledge and secular values within society. Maher currently ranks number 38 on Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-ups of all time. Bill Maher got a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. His is the 2,417th star dedicated on the famous sidewalk. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Maher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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