actor Billy Sands, shown here on the 1960's CBS-TV series "McHale's Navy", provided the voice of Stretch Cunningham in the Season 3 All in the Family episode "Archie in the Cellar".
|Born:||January 6, 1911|
|Birthplace:||Bergen, New York, U.S.|
|Died:||August 24, 1984(aged 73)|
|Deathplace:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|TV actor/voice artist|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Episodes appeared in|
(and/or) involved with:
|"Archie in the Cellar" (Season 3)|
Billy Sands (January 6, 1911 - August 27, 1984) was a character actor who appeared as a regular on The Phil Silvers Show (Sgt Bilko) as Pvt. Dino Papparelli and was a regular on McHale's Navy as Harrison "Tinker" Bell. He also made guest-starring roles on many other television series, including Car 54, Where Are You?, All in the Family (where he provided the voice of Stretch Cunningham in the Season 3 episode "Archie in the Cellar"), Here's Lucy, Happy Days, and The Odd Couple. Billy also appeared in one of the opening scenes of Rocky as a booker for the fighters.
Sands, who died in Los Angeles, was interred at and is buried in Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, CA.