MIKE & MOLLY'S Billy Gardell Coming to Thrasher-Horne Center
By: Thrasher-Horne Center
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.
Billy Gardell starred in the CBS Hit television series MIKE& MOLLY as Officer Mike Biggs. MIKE & MOLLY garnered approximately 13 million viewers every week. Before MIKE& MOLLY, Gardell co-starred in the critically acclaimed television series "Lucky." His other television credits include "Yes, Dear" and "Judging Amy," "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."
Tickets for Billy Gardell are on sale now. Prices range from $39 to $99 with all fees included. Tickets and more information are available at (904) 276-6815 or online at THcenter.org.
The Thrasher-Horne Center is a not-for profit performing arts venue and conference center owned and operated by St. Johns River State College. It is located on the Orange Park campus at 283 College Drive in Orange Park, Florida.
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