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DeadBorn: 5/3/1935 in New York City, New York, USA
Cause of death: brain hemorrhage
Full name: Ronald M. Popeil
Noted For: inventor, businessman, and direct-to-consumer marketer; products include the Veg-O-Matic, Pocket Fisherman, Mr. Microphone, Showtime Rotisserie, and Cap Snaffler. Founder and chairman of Ronco (1964-2005). Pitched his own products on television.
Quotation: "But wait, there's more!" "Set it, and forget it!" "How much would you pay?"
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.