Billy Gardell Movies and Career Information
Aug 20, 1969
Billy Gardell (b. August 20, 1969) is an American actor and comedian. Gardell has been visible in the comedy world since 1989. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Gardell attended Winter Park High School in Orange County, Florida during the mid-1980s. Gardell was a member of International Thespian Society Troupe 850 (whose other notable alumni include Amanda Bearse and Ben Rock of The Blair Witch Project). Gardell has performed in several feature films, including Bad Santa (with Billy Bob Thornton) You, Me, and Dupree (with Owen Wilson) and Avenging Angelo (with Sylvester Stallone and Anthony Quinn) as well as appearing numerous times in recurring roles in several U.S. television series, including NBC’s Heist, Yes, Dear, Lucky, My Name is Earl, and The King of Queens. Gardell appeared as himself on the Comedy Central series Make Me Laugh. Gardell is known for his comedic roles. Beginning as a touring comedian at age 19, Gardell “opened” for more famous comedians, including George Carlin and Dennis Miller. Subsequently, he appeared on Miller’s television programme Dennis Miller, telecast on the U.S. financial news network CNBC (conducting “man-on-the-street” interviews).