Voice of the Jolly Green Giant dies

Not a good year for famous advertising icons of yore. In May, Thurl Ravenscroft passed away at 91. He was the early voice of Tony the Tiger (and singer of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”). Now comes word that Elmer Dresslar Jr. is dead at 80. Dresslar gave the Jolly Green Giant his signature theme.

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