Billi Gordon

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Birthday
2, 1954
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Known for his humorous books Your Moon is in Aquarius but Your Head is in Uranus; Billi Gordon's You've Had Worse Things in Your Mouth Cookbook; and Eat This Book: The Last Diet Book, this Michigan-born writer also penned a Psychology Today blog titled Obesity Speaking.

Before Fame

After dropping out of both a Catholic seminary in Minnesota and the University of Michigan, he began working as a Los Angeles-based actor. He played female roles in two television comedy series: Married with Children and Women in Prison.

Trivia

In his forties, he re-enrolled at his alma mater, the University of Michigan, and earned a doctorate in neuroscience.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Michigan. Throughout his life, he struggled with his weight; at one point, he reached nearly 1,000 pounds.

Associated With

After completing post-doctoral work at the University of California-Los Angeles' David Geffen School of Medicine, he worked as an obesity researcher at UCLA's Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for the Neurobiology of Stress.