Billy Gilbert was an actor, director and writer who was born on September 12, 1894, in Louisville, Kentucky. He passed away on September 23, 1971, in Hollywood, California. He began performing vaudeville when he was 12 years old and became known for his explosive sneezing routine. Billy was…more
Billy was born in the Hopkins Opera House in a dressing room.
Billy had an adopted son named Barry who committed suicide at the age of 13 after being scolded by his grandmother.
Billy was 5'11" tall.
Billy has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6263 Hollywood Blvd.