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Bill Cosby

  1. Warren Beatty, Heaven Can Wait, 1978. A go project in ’69. Cobsy's  manger,  Roy Silver,  bought the rights to his favourite film,  Here  Comes Mr.  Jordan,  and got Francis Coppola to  adapt it for him...  as a black man dying and returning to earth in the body of a rich white man.  The audience  would see Cosby  - the characters see him as the white man and treat him accordingly.  By the time hewas free to start  - he and Silver had split.
  2. Nipsey Russell,  The Wiz,  l978. The role: The Tin Man. The trouble: other jobs got in the way.  The truth: when it came to choosing movies, he was on a par with George Raft.
  3. Ted Danson, Cheers, TV,  1982-1993.  For Sam Malone, soon enough America’s favourite barkeep  - at the  titular Boston saloon – the NBC network wanted Cosby. “We declined,” said co-creator Les Charles, “because it would have meant doing the Bill Cosby Show.”  That arrived soon after, helped improve the lousy Cheers ratings and turned Thursday nights into a  money machine for NBC.   Unequalled until  Cheers saved Seinfeld in the 90s. 


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