Friday, November 4, 2011
CAA Signs Mike & Molly Star Billy Gardell
CAA now represents both Mike and Molly from CBS’ sophomore comedy series. Actor-comedian Billy Gardell, who plays the male lead on Mike & Molly, has signed with CAA, which also represents his co-lead Melissa McCarthy. Gardell was with APA. Gardell’s previous series credits include CBS’ Yes, Dear and NBC’s My Name Is Earl. In addition to acting, Gardell continues to tour as a comedian. His latest standup special, Halftime, aired on Comedy Central earlier this year. Gardell continues to be managed by Chris DiPetta at Artists Management International.