Billy Gardell is a popular American actor and stand-up comedian. But mostly, he is known for his fantastic comedy talent. He has been working in the comedy world since 1989. He started his acting career in 2002 through a movie titled “Avenging Angelo.” He has done 18 films and 22 TV shows in his career.
On August 20, 1969, Billy Gardell was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is now 52 years old (as of 2022). His father’s name is William Gardell, and his mother’s name is Linda Gray. He has two siblings. His sister is Lisa Gardell, and his brother is Brian Gardell. When he was a child, his family moved from Pennsylvania to Florida. At 12, he saw ‘The Honeymooners’ and became inspired by Jackie Gleason. Then he went on to play Ralph Kramden in a Florida theater production.
Billy Gardell started his career through a TV show in 1997. His first TV show is “The Practice.” Gradually he did The King of Queens, Family Guy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sun Records, Young Sheldon, etc. His first movie is “Avenging Angelo.” Consistently he acted in various films. Such as Bad Santa, Heckler, The Deported, Jersey Boys, Undrafted, and The Toll Road. Billy played the role of Chicago police officer Mike Biggs in the series “Mike & Molly.” He also voiced Santa in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas.
Movies & TV Shows
- Feeding America Comedy Festival as Self (2020)
- The Toll Road as Colin (2019)
- In 2017 A Very Merry Toy Store as Roy Barnes was published
- Particular Unit as Captain Wynn (2017)
- In 2017,Once Upon a Time in Venice as Office Bill was published
- Undrafted as Umpire Haze (2016)
- Must-See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows as Self (2016)
- Mariah Carey’s Merriest Christmas as Himself (2015)
- Dancer and the Dame as Rick Dancer (2015)
- Jersey Boys as Our Sons Owner (2014)
- Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas as Santa voice (2011)
- Billy Gardell: Halftime as Himself (2011)
- The Deported as Agent Michael Levin Rothstein Berg (2010)
- Dragon Wars as Zoo Guard (2007)
- Heckler as Self (2007)
- You, Me and Dupree as Bartender Dave (2006)
- Bad Santa as Milwaukee Security Guard (2003)
- Avenging Angelo (2002)
- Billy Gardell: Halftime (2011)
- Bob Hearts Abishola-60 episodes as Bob Wheeler (2019)
- Young Sheldon-5 episodes as Herschel Sparks (2017)
- Sun Records-8 episodes as Colonel Parker (2017)
- Jay Leno’s Garage-1 episode as Himself (2015)
- New Girl-1 episode as Jason (2011)
- Conan-1 episode as Self (2010)
- Mike & Molly-127 episodes as Mike Biggs (2010)
- Heist-6 episodes (2006)
- My Name Is Earl-1 episode as Billy (2005)
- Bones-1 episode as Bob Sayles (2005)
- Unscripted-1 episode as Himself (2005)
- The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson-1 episode as Self (2005)
- Desperate Housewives-1 episodes (2004)
- Quintuplets-2 episodes (2004)
- Gary the Rat-13 episodes (2003)
- Lucky-13 episodes (2003)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation-1 episode as Charlie Jackson (2000)
- Yes, Dear-4 episodes as Billy (2000)
- Judging Army-4 episodes as Lyle Cooper (1999)
- Family Guy-1 episode as Mike Biggs voice (1999)
- The King of Queens-1 episode as Billy Kelner (1998)
- The Practice-4 episodes (1997)
Billy Gardell’s Net Worth
Billy Gardell earns most of his living through his acting career. His net worth is approximately $8 million.
Billy Gardell is married. Billy tied the knot with his beautiful wife, Patty Gardell, on September 30, 2001. The couple is living in the United States together. They have one child. His name is Will Gardell.
Billy Gardell’s birth name is William R. Gardell. But he is mainly known as Billy Gardell. At the age of 17, He did a 5-minute stand-up act. That was his first stage act. At that time, he was working in a warehouse, and his coworkers bet him to do an open mic night. As his paycheck was not enough to repay the bet, he did the act. That’s how he’s acting, and his comedy skills started to appear in public.
Billy Gardell didn’t seem to be involved in any controversy in his career. He has been doing his work with exceptional talent and hard work.
Billy Gardell has no political background, and he is not involved in politics.
Some Unknown Facts About Billy Gardell
- Billy Gardell is also known as William Gardell Jr.
- At first, he was noticed for his acting skill by his drama teacher in high school.
- Billy is a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- He is a commercial spokesperson for “Round Table Pizza.”
- Billy has almost 57K followers on Instagram.
- He doesn’t seem to remain much active on social media platforms.