Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian.

Born on December 16, 1961.
Died at the age of 32 on February 26, 1994.
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer.

Bill Hicks
He has been dead for 29 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 61 years old.

People who died in 1994.
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Bill Hicks belong to?

Bill Hicks was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was his real name?

His real name was William Melvin Hicks.

What was he known for?

He was a stand-up comedian who touched on a number of different social issues.

Which star sign was Bill Hicks?

Bill Hicks had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 9.

How tall was he?

Bill Hicks was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 185 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 1 inches.

How old would Bill Hicks be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 61 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Frank Bruno

Born on November 16th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

Meg Ryan

Born on November 19th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

Ann Coulter

American media pundit.
Born on December 8th, 1961
Star Sign: Sagittarius

DJ Yella

Born on December 11th, 1961
Star Sign: Sagittarius

How many years ago did he die?

He died 29 years, 3 months, and 12 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Bill Hicks die?

He died in February 1994, which was over 29 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since Bill Hicks' death in 1994, roughly seven FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eight US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seven new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 1994, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, and J. K. Rowling.
  • He died just before the Internet became popular.
  • Because his death occurred in February 1994, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Toy Story and The Lion King.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Bill Hicks was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who died around February 26, 1994.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Bill Hicks.

River Phoenix

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 31st, 1993
Died at the age of 23
Star Sign: Virgo

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord. Deceased
Died on December 2nd, 1993
Died at the age of 44
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Frank Zappa

Musician. Deceased
Died on December 4th, 1993
Died at the age of 52
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Candy

Actor. Deceased
Died on March 4th, 1994
Died at the age of 43
Star Sign: Scorpio

Kurt Cobain

Singer. Deceased
Died on April 5th, 1994
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Pisces

Richard Nixon

US President. Deceased
Died on April 22nd, 1994
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Capricorn

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on May 10th, 1994
Died at the age of 52
Star Sign: Pisces

Nicole Brown Simpson

Ex-wife of O. J. Simpson. Deceased
Died on June 12th, 1994
Died at the age of 35
Star Sign: Taurus

People who are the same height as Bill Hicks.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Tom Landry

NFL coach. Deceased
Born on September 11th, 1924
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Nat King Cole

Singer. Deceased
Born on March 17th, 1919
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chuck Liddell

MMA fighter.
Born on December 17th, 1969
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches


Brazilian soccer player.
Born on April 22nd, 1982
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Jerry Rice

Former NFL player.
Born on October 13th, 1962
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Will Ferrell

Born on July 16th, 1967
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Colin Firth

Born on September 10th, 1960
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Hugh Laurie

Born on June 11th, 1959
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.


Youtube personality.
Born on June 30th, 1988
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Evel Knievel

Stunt performer. Deceased
Born on October 17th, 1938
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

George Michael

Singer. Deceased
Born on June 25th, 1963
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey player.
Born on January 26th, 1961
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Brandon Lee

American actor. Deceased
Born on February 1st, 1965
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Ricky Martin

Born on December 24th, 1971
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

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