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Billy Sands

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Birthday: Jan 06, 1911

Birthplace: Bergen, New York, USA

Billy Sands was a great addition to any film comedy after having enjoyed several successes in his Hollywood career. Sands worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Angel in My Pocket" (1968) starring Andy Griffith, "McHale's Navy" (1964) starring Ernest Borgnine and "P.J." (1968). He also contributed to "Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour" (ABC, 1969-1970), "The Phil Silvers Show" (CBS, 1955-59) and "The Shakiest Gun in the West" (1968) starring Don Knotts. He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "The Bill Cosby Special, Or?" (NBC, 1970-71) and "Big Eddie" (CBS, 1974-75). He also starred in the TV movies "Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You" (NBC, 1971-72) and "Evil Roy Slade" (NBC, 1971). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the comedy "How to Frame a Figg" (1971) with Don Knotts and "The Harrad Experiment" (1973). Sands took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in the dramatic sports film "Rocky" (1976) with Sylvester Stallone, "High Anxiety" (1977) with Mel Brooks and "The World's Greatest Lover" (1977) with Gene Wilder. He also was featured in the TV movie "Raid on Entebbe" (NBC, 1976-77). Sands last appeared in "The Munsters' Revenge" (NBC, 1980-81). Sands passed away in August 1984 at the age of 73.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 55% The Reluctant Astronaut Associate Producer - 1967
No Score Yet 53% McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force Motor Machinist Mate Harrison Bell (Character) - 1965

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet One Day at a Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeffersons Mechanic (Guest Star) 1982 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laverne & Shirley Unknown (Guest Star) 1980 1976
33% No Score Yet Alice Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maude Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Odd Couple Roger (Guest Star) 1974 1971-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1974 1971-1972
No Score Yet 86% All in the Family Nick (Guest Star) 1971-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love, American Style Joe (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Odd Couple Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet McHale's Navy "Tinker" Bell (Character) 1962-1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Car 54, Where Are You? Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Phil Silvers Show Pvt. Dino Papparelli (Character) 1955-1959

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