Bill Cardille (1928–2016)

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Bill Cardille is a native of Sharon Pennsylvania. "Chilly Billy" as he is affectionately known, started his broadcast career in 1952 in Erie, PA at WICV Channel 12. He later made Pittsburgh his home in 1957 signing on WIIC Channel 11 (now known as WPXI) and starred as the host for several historical programs such as...Studio Wrestling...Dance ... See full bio »

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Night of the Living Dead Himself - Field Reporter
Night of the Living Dead T.V. Interviewer
Chiller Theater Chilly Billy (1963-1984)


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 2015 Milkman (Short)
News Anchor (as Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille)
 2013 Meet Your Maker (Short)
Host (as Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille)
 2010 The Dead of Night (Video)
Bill Cardille (uncredited)
 1998 Chiller Theater, One More Time (TV Movie)
Chilly Billy
 1996 The Assassination File (TV Movie)
Reporter #5
 1991 A Chiller Theater Reunion (TV Movie)
Chilly Billy
 1990 Night of the Living Dead
T.V. Interviewer (as Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille)
 1985 Day of the Dead
Elevator Zombie (uncredited)
 1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Airline Ticket Agent
- Episode #1.1996 (1970) ... Airline Ticket Agent (uncredited)
 1963/II Chiller Theater (TV Series)
Chilly Billy (1963-1984)
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Also known as the host of the long-lost Chiller Theater horror movie show in Pittsburgh during the 1970s. See more »

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Chiller Theater Memories

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Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cardille

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His daughter, Lori, was the star of George Romero's Day of the Dead (1985). See more »

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