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Oscar Mayer Bologny Kid - Sporting a halo of brown curly hair, four-year-old child actor Andy Lambros starred in the classic Oscar Mayer commercial entitled "Fisherman."

Andy Lambros as the Oscar Mayer Bologny Kid

The TV spot had the little boy holding a small fishing rod in his right hand, a bologna sandwich in his left, and singing the jingle:

My bologny has a first name, its O-S-C-A-R
My bologny has a second name its M-A-Y-E-R
Oh! I love to eat it every day
And if you ask me, I'll say
'Cause Oscar Mayer has a way with B-O-L-O-G-N-A

As the commercial's ends the boy stops singing and says "How's that?" and takes a bite out of his sandwich. The ad campaign was created by J. Walter Thompson in 1975. In later years Andy Lambros opened an exotic pet store in Woodland Hills, California; and ran CyberWeb and AnimalWeb, two Internet-based company.

An earlier Oscar Mayer campaign introduced on radio in 1963 and later on a 1965 animated cartoon contained the lyrics:

Oh, I love to be an Oscar Mayer wiener
That is what I'd Truly like to be
'Cause if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener
Ev'ryone would be in love with me!

In 1968, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra performed the tune in a commercial that ended with a little boy clapping at the orchestra's performance and then taking a bite out of a wiener. An announcer closed by saying "The Oscar Mayer wiener--a classic."


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