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Johnny Roventini (1910–1998)

Johnny Roventini served for more than four decades as a spokesman for Philip Morris and a living trademark for the firm's namesake brand of cigarettes. (See note.) His voice was heard on thousands of radio and television programs sponsored by the company, and he was seen in his bellboy's regalia (red-trimmed black cap; black-trimmed, bright red ... See full bio »

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Known For

Candid Camera
Candid Camera Johnny the Bellboy
(1953)
Stage Door Canteen
Stage Door Canteen Johnny - Bellhop 'Living Tradmark' for Philip Morris Cigarettes
(1943)

Filmography

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 1953 Candid Camera (TV Series)
Johnny the Bellboy
 1951 Superman and the Mole-Men
Mole-Man (as Tony Boris uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Johnny - Bellhop 'Living Tradmark' for Philip Morris Cigarettes (uncredited)
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 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Mole-Man #4
- The Unknown People: Part II (1953) ... Mole-Man #4 (as Tony Boris uncredited)
- The Unknown People: Part I (1953) ... Mole-Man #4 (as Tony Boris uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Face adorned millions of Philip Morris cigarette cartons. See more »

Alternate Names:

Tony Boris uncredited

Height:

4' (1.22 m)
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Personal Quote:

[His melodic trademark, known by millions]: "Call... for... Phil-lip MAH... REESS!" (Claimed to have exclaimed it more than a million times.)

Trivia:

The advertising executive handling the Phillip Morris account saw Johnny and the hotel where he worked. He paid him a dollar to page "Phillip Morris" in the lobby of the hotel. Johnny later said he had no idea there was a cigarette by that name. He had no idea at the time that while he was calling for "Phillip Morris" he was actually auditioning for what would become his career. See more »

Nickname:

"The world's smallest bellboy"

Star Sign:

Leo

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