Bill Cosby was once known to millions as “America’s Dad”, but the comedian has now been sentenced to three to 10 years in jail after being convicted of sexual assault.
His role as the benevolent, jumper-wearing Dr Cliff Huxtable in 1980s hit sitcom The Cosby Show made him a national treasure in the US.
But more than a dozen women accused Cosby of misconduct, and one case made it to court.
The jury failed to reach a verdict in June 2017, but a retrial led to his conviction less than a year later.
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