'Mike & Molly': This Is Billy Gardell Now
Billy Gardell achieved great success with co-star Melissa McCarthy in the title roles of TV's Mike & Molly. The CBS sitcom concluded in 2016, but that was far from the end of Mr. Gardell. Let's find out what the talented actor has been up to since playing "Mike Biggs," and see what he looks like today.
Born on Aug. 20, 1969, actor Billy Gardell has spent many years in the world of comedy.
But one of his most memorable roles began in 2010, the year he and Melissa McCarthy co-starred in new sitcom Mike & Molly. Though he had many TV and film roles beforehand, Gardell earned widespread recognition on Mike & Molly and hasn't slowed down ever since.
Mike & Molly: Actor Billy Gardell in 2020
From 2010 to 2016, Gardell played "Mike Biggs" in a total of 127 Mike & Molly episodes. What has the star been up to since the sitcom ended, and what does he look like now?
Gardell is now 51 years old and, post-Mike & Molly, he's acted on series such as Sun Records and Young Sheldon—where he plays "Herschel Sparks," the neighbour of "Sheldon." What's more, the actor has guested on shows including Angie Tribeca and Dice, and was seen in films Undrafted, Once Upon a Time in Venice, and Special Unit.
One of his most recent projects is Bob Hearts Abishola, a CBS sitcom in which he stars as title character "Bob Wheeler." Season 1 aired in 2019-20 and the second will premiere in Fall 2020.
Bob Hearts Abishola star Billy Gardell: Active on social media?
Gardell is not a particularly active social media user, but you can occasionally find him online. For example, here's a shot he shared with his mom on Mother's Day 2020, posted to his Twitter page.
Happy Mother's Day MAAAAAAAA!!!❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/juzezmyPT0— Billy Gardell (@BillyGardell) May 10, 2020
In addition to his several current CBS sitcoms, Gardell is also attached to crime film The Italy Boys, which is still in pre-production. For more on ex-Mike & Molly stars, see what Katy Mixon is up to now and Melissa McCarthy's life before fame here.