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Billy Gardell            

Comedian Known for Starring in "Mike and Molly"

Billy Gardell stars in the CBS Hit television series, MIKE& MOLLY as Officer Mike Biggs. MIKE & MOLLY garners approximately 13 million viewers every week. In addition, he will be hosting the new syndicated "Monopoly Millionaires' Club", which premiers in 2015. Before Mike and Molly, Gardell co-starred in the critically acclaimed television series “Lucky.” His other television credits include “Yes Dear” and “Judging Amy,” on the Network, “My Name is Earl,” “The Practice,” “Monk” and “Gary the Rat.”

He made his major motion picture debut alongside Anthony Quinn and Sylvester Stallone in “Avenging Angelo,” and had a memorable scene with Billy Bob Thornton in the Cohen Brother’s film “Bad Santa.” He also appeared in “You, Me & Dupree”, plays Umpire Haze in the baseball feature, “Undrafted” and appears in the upcoming Clint Eastwood directed film, “Jersey Boys.”

Gardell took the long road to Hollywood, stopping at every small town lounge, military base and comedy club along the way. His comedy act took him to Los Angeles where his dedication to acting, along with touring as a stand-up comedian, allowed him to grow consistently in both arenas. His stand-up show is a powerhouse. His grounded, down-to-earth point of view strikes a strong chord with American audiences. Stories about his rough childhood, wild adolescence and new family life are executed with the skill of a master craftsman.

As a standup comic, his comedy specials, "Billy Gardell: Halftime," premiered on Comedy Central and "Billy Gardell Presents Road Dogs" premiered on Showtime. In addition he makes regular appearances on "NFL Today" on CBS Sports.

A native of Pittsburgh who currently lives in Los Angeles, Gardell loves Steeler football, stand-up comedy and his wife Patty, and son Will.

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TV Preview: Billy Gardell hosts new Monopoly game show ...

Swissvale native Billy Gardell hosts the new weekly game show “Monopoly Millionaires' Club,” which has a lottery tie-in.

'Mike & Molly' 100th Episode: Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell In ...

Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell had never met before landing the title roles on “Mike & Molly.” Five years later they're thick as thieves. Variety's Geoff ...

'Mike & Molly' star Billy Gardell gives away millions on new game show

LAS VEGAS – If Billy Gardell had followed his mother's advice and kept the job he had at a warehouse because it had insurance, his dream of becoming a ...

Comedian Billy Gardell opening pizza place in Orlandos Hunters ...

CBS' "Mike & Molly" star Billy Gardell announced on "Kelly and Michael" Friday morning that he is opening a pizza restaurant in Central Florida next weekend.

Billy Gardell on 'Mike & Molly' Ending: 'We're Just Trying to Get ...

Comedian Billy Gardell opened up about the ending of 'Mike & Molly' during NBC's James Burrows special.

Billy Gardell To Play Elvis Presley's Manager In CMT Drama Series ...

Mike & Molly star Billy Gardell is taking a dramatic turn for his followup to the CBS comedy series. as a lead in Million Dollar Quartet.

Celebrity-owned Gardell Bros. Pizza closes in Hunter's Creek ...

Mike & Molly star Billy Gardell explains why his Orlando-area restaurant Gardell Bros. Pizza closed after only a year.

Billy Gardell (Punchline, Feb. 19) looks back on 'Mike & Molly' six ...

CBS in December abruptly announced the end of “Mike & Molly,” a sturdy, reliable utility infielder of a sitcom for the network over six seasons starring stand- up ...

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