Bob Wiltfong, comedian, actor, “World’s best spokesperson in the world.”
He’s probably starring on a commercial on your tv right now. (If not, just wait a minute or two). And he’ll be starring at our Salon on Monday…
You’ll likely recognize our June Salon guest from hisÂ Nationwide Insurance commercials, where he’s known as theÂ “World’s Best Spokesperson in the World.”
Bob Wiltfong started his comedy career in his hometown of Omaha, at Creighton Prep, doing skits for pep rallies.Â Continue reading
Creighton Prep grad and Nebraska native Holt McCallany stars in a new boxing dramaÂ Lights Out, which premiers on the FX Network Tuesday night, January 9, 2011, co-staring Stacy Keach.
From the Omaha World-Hearald, January 8, 2011, By Bob Fischbach.
Lights Out is the story of a struggling former heavyweight champion tempted to return to the ring to support his wife and daughters, a part McCallany says he was born to play–as a kid in Omaha McCallany took up boxing with his younger brother, now-deceased Golden Gloves champ Michael McAloney and as the son of show biz parents McCallany was drawn to acting at an early age.
Among his inspirations: â€œAlexander Payne was a year ahead of me at Prep,â€ McCallany said of the Oscar-winning director-screenwriter. â€œHe was an honors student, considered brilliant. I was considered a juvenile delinquent who would amount to nothing.â€
McCallany is the son of legendary actress and cabaret singer Julie Wilson, an Omaha native, and the late Broadway actor and Tony-winning producer Michael McAloney (â€œBorstal Boyâ€).
Holt McCallany on IMDB