Playing a likable character, Bill Cobbs briefly appeared in The Drew Carey Show. However, he was successful in both television and films. Cobbs’ career is full of little roles that made him famous worldwide. Some of the shows he also played a part on include The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, JAG, as well as movies Night at the Museum, The Hudsucker Proxy, and That Thing You Do.
In 2013 Cobbs co-starred in Oz the Great and Powerful.