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What was the name of the ...

Question: What was the name of the "borgasmord" kid from the '70s and what else did he do? I remember him being all over the place. Thank you.


Answer: You're thinking of pint-size pitchman Mason Reese, who, it seemed, was the face of every brand and the guest on every talk show under the sun in the early and mid-'70s, Dee Dee. And his famous line — "It's like having a borgasmord!" — was a line from an Underwood ham commercial, which made it the "Where's the beef?" of its time.

Reese, who had already won a Clio award and cohosted The Mike Douglas Show by the time he hit 7, was a nationwide sensation due to his character-actor looks and his little-old-lady-in-a-little-boy's-body quality. "Mason isn't Procter & Gamble pretty," his mother, who had once been a model herself, told TV Guide in 1973. And he certainly wasn't, which is why he was so memorable.

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Year Title Description
1980 Angels Brigade Movie, Actor
1977 The Great Bank Hoax Movie, Actor - Bryer
1968 Where Angels Go...Trouble Follows Movie, Actor - Bishop
1966 The Glass Bottom Boat Movie, Actor - Axel Nordstrom
1963 4 For Texas Movie, Actor

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