Jimmy Baio

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Jimmy Baio
Born James Joseph Baio
(1962-03-15) March 15, 1962 (age 53)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1975–1996

James Joseph "Jimmy" Baio (born March 15, 1962) is an American actor.[1] He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is the cousin of actor Scott Baio.

Baio first appeared onscreen in 1975 at age 13. He made guest appearances on shows such as The Facts of Life, Fantasy Island and The Love Boat, but his best known role was probably as Billy Tate in the Soap (1977-81) comedy series.[2]

Baio's other credits include Matlock, Trapper John, M.D., Matt Houston, Too Close for Comfort, and Family Feud. Baio, along with Susan Richardson, participated in the Junior Pyramid special of The $20,000 Pyramid in 1979. He also appeared in the 1977 movie The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training as Carmen Ronzonni.[3]


  1. ^ "Jimmy Baio". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. 1094: Ballantine Books. 2003. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  3. ^ Canby, Vincent (August 20, 1977). "The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977) 'Bad News Bears' Make Comeback In an Effort to Go On to Japan". The New York Times. 

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