Whipple in the TV commercial campaign that ran for more than two decades, has died. He was From to , and again in , Wilson portrayed Mr. Whipple in more than commercials for the toilet paper. The first ad was filmed in Flushing, N.
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Dick Wilson, aka Mr. He was Wilson's showbiz career spanned eight decades and included roles in radio, television, film and theater, but he was undoubtedly best known for his portrayal of a grocer obsessed with keeping housewives from fondling his displays of toilet tissue. From to , Wilson appeared in more than Charmin spots, before he was eventually replaced by the cartoon bears of today.
Whipple to tout its top-selling Charmin bathroom tissue. Whipple, a. Dick Wilson, now 82, was supposed to have been retired in after more than Charmin commercials over 21 years, hammering consumers with "Don't Squeeze the Charmin" spots. The longtime actor returned a year ago in a special commercial with footage of previous spots as part of a 70th anniversary promotion of the Charmin brand. Whipple really made that brand," says Dave Vadehra, president of Video Storyboard Tests, a Manhattan firm that tracks attitudes toward commercials.