Billy Sands

Actor, Comedian
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 ... Read more »
Born: 01/06/1911

Filmography

Actor (16)

High Anxiety 1977 (Movie)

Customer (Actor)

The World's Greatest Lover 1977 (Movie)

Guard at Paramount Studios (Actor)

Big Eddie 1974 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Rocky 1976 (Movie)

Club Fight Announcer (Actor)

Big Eddie 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Wives 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

The Harrad Experiment 1972 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

How to Frame a Figg 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Bill Cosby Special, Or? 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

McHale's Navy 1962 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

McHale's Navy 1963 (Movie)

Motor Machinist Mate Harrison "Tinker" Bell (Actor)

The Phil Silvers Show 1955 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

Evil Roy Slade (TV Show)

Actor

Raid on Entebbe (TV Show)

Actor

The Munsters' Revenge (TV Show)

Actor
Other (3)

Angel in My Pocket 1968 (Movie)

(to producers) (Assistant)

P.J. 1968 (Movie)

(to producer) (Assistant)

The Shakiest Gun in the West 1968 (Movie)

(to the producer) (Assistant)

Biography

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.

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