William “Billy” Gardell (born August 20, 1969) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, game show host and voice artist. He has been visible within the comedy world industry since 1989. Gardell currently plays Chicago police officer Mike Biggs on Mike & Molly.
He also made an appearance in a dozen episodes of My Name Is Earl as a police officer. Gardell voiced Santa in Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, as well as starring on Sullivan & Son in the recurring role of Lyle Winkler.
Born in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, Gardell attended Winter Park High School in Orange County, Florida during 1985 As a child, he moved to Florida with his mother and younger brother and sister after his parents divorced. After that, he only visited Pennsylvania in the summers.