Stories tagged: Billy Gardell
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
“Mike & Molly,” “Sun Records” star Billy Gardell returns to his stand up roots
Gardell squeezed in stand up gigs during breaks in filming, but with both shows wrapped, he’s returning to his roots full time, working on a new stand-up special and stopping …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Billy Gardell goes from police officer to Colonel
Gardell plays the larger-than-life Col. Tom Parker who is credited with turning Elvis into an international sensation. Research material about Parker was thin but what Gardell found gave him a …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
‘Mike & Molly’ star still savors time doing stand-up comedy
Long before Billy Gardell landed on the CBS hit sitcom “Mike & Molly,” he paid his comedy dues on the road, spending two decades playing comedy clubs and opening for …