Billy Mays, Well-Known TV Pitchman, Dead at 50

TV pitchman Billy Mays was found dead this morning in his Tampa Bay home. The unmistakable Mays, whose signature high decibel delivery was a staple for dozens of quirky TV commercial wares and gadgets, was 50.

The video at left was Mays' recent visit to The Tonight Show, where he pitched his new reality show, Pitchmen. [FOX News]



The news is that he died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease, and not from being hit on the head during the plane landing. Get your blood pressure checked, folks!