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Cal Worthington (1920–2013)

Cal Worthington was a famous Southern California car dealer whose TV commercials blanketed the Los Angeles area, usually at night, and were almost impossible to avoid. He had two main new-car dealerships--Worthington Ford in Long Beach and Worthington Dodge in Bellflower--but his commercials were almost exclusively about the used cars he sold on ... See full bio »

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Into the Night
Into the Night Himself
Cal's Corral
Cal's Corral Producer


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 1959 Cal's Corral (TV Series) (executive producer - 1959-1972)
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 2000 Memento (special thanks)
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 2009 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Himself - The Worthington Dealership Group
- The Big Energy Gamble (2009) ... Himself - The Worthington Dealership Group
 1985 Into the Night
 1971-1972 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 May 1972 (1972) ... Himself
- Episode dated 2 August 1971 (1971) ... Himself
 1959 Cal's Corral (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1957-1972)

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Owns several car dealerships (mostly in California) and is locally famous for his near-surreal commercials in which he wears a cowboy hat and praises his cars and great deals at length while engaging in antics with various animals (bears, goats, horses, etc.) He invariably says "My dog, Spot". See more »

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