Vincent Kartheiser of Mad Men fame played the Nashville Colonel, a younger, ’50s-style heartthrob. His appearance was more unconventional; showing up on an album cover or TV-within-TV. AdvertisementAuthor: Mary Kate Carr. Dec 21, · KFC taps an unknown actor to play the new Colonel Sanders. In the past, KFC has gone for big names (with bigger paychecks) like Ray Liotta or Rob Lowe. This value-minded casting is tied into ads that will launch nationwide Dec. 28, featuring items like a potpie for $ and a different options for the $5 Fill Up container deal. “After Author: Aly Walansky. In one of the funniest ads we’ve seen in a while, KFC‘s Colonel Sanders (played by Craig Fleming here) dances with a life-size, sentient Mrs. Butterworth (which is surprisingly not terrifying Author: Tim Mcgovern. Every KFC Colonel Sanders Actor, Ranked. He was born in Indiana, and was made an honorary Kentucky Colonel (the most awesome state-based title one can have bestowed upon them) in by Governor Ruby Laffoon, five years before he finalized and began selling the “secret recipe” for what would become KFC. Nov 11, · The campaign includes two clever commercials, both heavily featuring Mrs. Butterworth syrup. In the first, Colonel Sanders sees a giant, person-sized Mrs. Butterworth bottle and it is love at first sight, while Celine Dion's "The Power of Love" versant.us: Daniel S. Levine. Aug 06, · KFC's new Colonel Sanders is Jason Alexander. KFC KFC's newest Colonel Sanders is Jason Alexander, the actor and versant.us: Kate Taylor. Sep 22, · 8 Famous KFC Colonel Sanders Actors for the Win. Entertainment The List. Fast food icon Colonel Sanders is known the world over and Kentucky Fried Chicken is doing their best to remind of us of his enduring spirit of hospitality with an ensemble cast of actors and comedians. Jared Cotter is now serving a bucket full of KFC colonels! Sep 08, · KFC just revealed a new Colonel Sanders. Sep. 8, , AM. Rob Riggle is the newest Colonel Sanders. KFC There's a new Colonel Sanders at KFC — again. The fried-chicken chain has hired actor and comedian Rob Riggle to portray its founder, Colonel Sanders, in a series of ads tied to the kickoff of the NFL football versant.us: Kate Taylor.
The newest Colonel isn't famous but he was really affordable. Fleming was born in Long Beach, California. He totally goes overboard with the absurdity of the accent, building it into a memorable parody all its own. Fleming also has a lengthy resume in stage performances. Jim Vorel is a Paste Magazine staff writer and fast food connoisseur. Deals We Love is back! Close View all gallery.
The new ads show the Colonel founding a new professional football team called the Kentucky Buckets — "the first professional football team fueled by fried chicken. He seems to be holding back somewhat from completely unleashing his inner fire—I kind of want to see him just snap and go berserk on the players of his fictitious, chicken-themed football team, The Buckets. Twitter icon A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. In execution, though, Riggle is just okay. Share the Gallery Pinterest Facebook. Pinterest Facebook.
With demented glee, he battles himself over promoting two different KFC meals. As for Craig, he says he is privileged to be part of the new campaign. Let's just hope Boyer earned more than a bucket of chicken for his latest role. KFC announced plans to bring the Chicken and Waffles menu item nationwide last week , after a successful test of the menu items in North Carolina this past summer. Alright then. Because yes, for the record—Colonel Harland David Sanders was indeed a real human being, for those who need the clarification. It doesn't get any more real than that. This NFL season, advertisers are paying record figures to show ads during football games, reports Sports Business Daily. He was apparently hired by the company without any idea that he would be the first in a series of Colonels, and instead thought he might be portraying the character for years.