Billy Gardell is an American actor and comedian who has been visible in the comedy world since 1989. Gardell currently plays Mike Biggs on Mike & Molly.
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 numerous "series regular" or recurring roles in several television series including NBC's Heist, Yes, Dear, Lucky, "My Name is Earl", and The King of Queens. He also appeared as himself on the Comedy Central series Make Me Laugh. In many of his appearances, he plays a character named "Billy". In 2006, Gardell released his first comedy album, Billy Gardell: Throwback, and as of 2007 he still continues to tour as a standup comedy headliner. He taped a special for Comedy Central Presents in 2007 that aired on April 4, 2008. He is also appeared in the Desperate Housewives episode, "The Gun Song" in a small role as Gabrielle Solis' handyman. Gardell is recognizable to many Americans as the host of Pizza Talk, an imaginary TV show, in ads for Round Table Pizza.