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Billy Mays (1958–2009)

Billy Mays was born on July 20, 1958 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, USA as William Darrell Mays Jr. He was a producer, known for As Seen on TV (2009), The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) and Pitchmen (2009). He was married to Deborah Mays and Dolores DiDesiderio. He died on June 28, 2009 in Tampa, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 50) in Tampa, Florida, USA

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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2009 Pitchman: A Tribute to Billy Mays (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Pitchmen (TV Series) (executive producer)
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 2009 Pitchmen (TV Series)
- Revenge of the Pitchmen (2009) ... Himself
- Crunch Time (2009) ... Himself
- Tale of Three Billys (2009) ... Himself
- Tool Guys (2009) ... Himself
- Spotting Talent (2009) ... Himself
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
- Episode #1.17 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 Weekend Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 June 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 As Seen on TV (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Infomercial Pitchman
 2009 Rachael Ray (TV Series)
- Episode #3.149 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
- Episode #17.53 (2009) ... Himself
 1999 Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (TV Series documentary)
- Informercials (1999) ... Himself
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 2014 Arthouse Trash (pre-production)
 2009 Pitchman: A Tribute to Billy Mays (TV Movie)

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, attended Sto-Rox High School, and was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Later dropped out of West Virginia University and worked for his father's hazardous waste company before moving to Atlantic City in 1983. See more »


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