Wilbert Francisco Cobbs (born June 16, 1934) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in movies such as Louisiana Slim in The Hitter (1979) and Water in The Brother from Another Planet (1984), and as Lewis Coleman on I'll Fly Away (1991–1993), as Jack on The Michael Richards Show (2000), and guest appearances on Walker, Texas Ranger and The Sopranos. In 2020, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Performance in a Daytime Program for the series Dino Dana.
Cobbs was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to a mother who was a domestic worker and a father who worked in construction. He is the second cousin of James Baskett.