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July 12, 2011

A few totally untrue facts about the Cos in celebration of his 74th birthday.

Bill Cosby is a licensed chiropractor.

Bill Cosby once studied painting under Salvador Dali.

As a hobby, Bill Cosby raises wildebeests on his ranch in Saskatchewan.

Bill Cosby could read, write, play the cello and repair the engines of small aircraft on his own by the age of four.

Bill Cosby disappeared from the public eye from the mid-1970s through the early 1980s. During this time, he was serving as a United States Senator under the name S.I. Hayakawa.

Bill Cosby created the comic book characters Ant Man and She-Hulk.

imageBill Cosby is the only person in recorded history to have arthritis in his hair.

Bill Cosby is actually 91 years old. As a graduate student at London University he perfected a method of extending youth through a serum taken by injection once every 30 years. However, after injecting himself with the serum once, his formula was destroyed during the London blitz and he has not been able to reproduce it despite decades of trying.

Bill Cosby once hired four German bodybuilders to break both of Rip Taylor’s legs. His reasons are unknown.

To support himself financially when he was struggling to establish his career in standup comedy, Bill Cosby was a goalkeeper for Manchester United Football Club.
While taking an acting class in college, Bill Cosby performed an exercise in which he had to act like a tree. He was so successful at it that he tried it again in a public park in Philadelphia the next day, standing still for hours as people walked by unaware that the tree they were passing was actually a person. To this day, he stands in his neighbor’s yard every Christmas until his neighbors decorate him with Christmas ornaments.