TV Commercial for iVote2.com (2000)
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(On being a famous Getty) I didn't get teased much about it in school, because it was a slightly older generation who knew about it. I really didn't know what it was to be a Getty. I had a pretty modest upbringing.
His father, J. Paul Getty III, was the victim in one of the 20th century's most sensational kidnappings. While on vacation in 1973, he was kidnapped by the Italian mafia. When his family balked at paying the $3.4 million dollar ransom demanded, the gangsters sliced off their captive's right ear and mailed it to a newspaper. Finally, his father (J. Paul Getty, Jr.) and his grandfather sent the ...