Jimmy Nelson

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Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 29, 2007 (78)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 29, 2007 (78)

About

Longtime ventriloquist who is best remembered for his Farfel the Dog television commercial character.

Before Fame

He received his first ventriloquist dummy, Dummy Dan, from his aunt at age 10.

Trivia

He appeared in more than 50 episodes of The Buick-Berle Show featuring his Texaco Pitchman character.

Family Life

He married Betty Norman in 1956 after a four year marriage to Margot Humphries ended in 1951.

Associated With

He made four guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show between 1950 and 1968.