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Ron Popeil

Ron Popeil is a famed American inventor, pitchman, television star, and the creator of the television "infomercial". Born Ronald Martin Popeil in New York City, May 3, 1935, Ron is the quintessential rags to riches tale. His parents Samuel J. (a kitchen gadget inventor), and Julia Popeil, divorced, and placed both Ron and his older brother, Jerry, ... See full bio »

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 1999 Futurama (TV Series)
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- A Big Piece of Garbage (1999) ... Ron Popeil's head (voice)
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 2009 As Seen on TV (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Infomercial Pitchman
 2001 Iron Chef USA: Showdown in Las Vegas (TV Special documentary)
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 1999 The Martin Short Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.21 (1999) ... Self
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
- Promises, Promises (1997) ... Self
 1994-1995 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
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- Andrea Martin/Hugh Downs/Ron Popeil (1995) ... Self - Guest
- Dr. Dre & Ed Lover/Ron Popeil/Andy Kindler (1994) ... Self - Guest
 1987 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Ron Popeil ... Self
 1982 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 June 1982 (1982) ... Self
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 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
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- 25 to Life (2010) ... Self - Infomercial Pitchman (uncredited)
 2010 World's Dumbest (TV Series)
- Inventions 2 (2010) ... Self
 1994 The X-Files (TV Series)
- Beyond the Sea (1994) ... Self (uncredited)

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TV commercial for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. (archive footage)

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Co-host, with Steve Bryant, of an infomercial for the "Showtime Rotisserie". See more »


His catchphrases: "Set it and forget it", "But wait, there's more!"

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