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Clara Peller
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    (August 4, 1903-August 11, 1987)
    Raised in Chicago, Illinois
    Spokesmodel for Wendy's Hamburgers (1984-85)
    Acted in 'Moving Violations (1985)'
    Wendy's fired her when she did a Prego spaghetti sauce commercial. She said 'I found it,' (implying the answer to 'Where's the Beef?') and Wendy's took that as a slap in the face (1985).
    She was less the 5'.
    She was hard of hearing, so people would tug on her skirt when it was time for her to recite her line.
    Her catch phrase 'Where's the Beef?' vaulted her to national fame.
    Walter Mondale used the phrase in his presidential campaign (1984).
    Wendy's sales rose 31% in one year during the run of the commercial.
    Her ad is the #1 advertisement as ranked in the USA Today's TV commercial hall of fame.
    The other two women in the commercial, Mildred Lane and Elizabeth Shaw never came close to the popularity of Clara.
    She earned $½ million for the Wendy commercials.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 18.18% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 97 Votes: 63.92% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 40 Votes: 52.50% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 110 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 50 Votes: 36.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 91 Votes: 51.65% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 176 Votes: 47.16% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 258 Votes: 49.61% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 373 Votes: 54.96% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 732 Votes: 51.64% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1080 Votes: 35.83% Annoying
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