TAMPA, Fla. - Billy Mays, the burly, bearded television pitchman whose boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean made him a pop-culture icon, has died. He was 50.
Tampa police said Mays' wife found him unresponsive Sunday morning. A fire rescue crew pronounced him dead at 7:45 a.m. It was not immediately clear how he died. He said he was hit on the head when an airplane he was on made a rough landing Saturday, and...
I am a viewer and loved every one of your comercials. You seemed so happy with your work and I couldn't stand to see anyone else do the job you do. your smile is bright and you are more then a pitch man. If there ..."
– Sara Rizzo, Viewer,
Frisco, TX, Jan 02, 2010
"To Deborah Mays:
I write to express my sincere condolences for your loss.
I also want to share with you about an encounter that I had with your husband last September. I was returning home, on the last leg of a long journey from Europe to Tampa. Billy was returning home from ..."