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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Geico caveman revealed.

Well one of them anyway. John Lehr, who played one of the caveman in an earlier spot, (the one holding the mic boom), let me know that in addition to two new Geico spots, he’s in a new series ‘10 items or less’ on TBS, premiering Monday, Nov. 27 at 11:00 pm. Check it out here.

He plays store manager Leslie Pool, who also has a MySpace with show clips. You can also see more of John on his website, as well as behind-the-scenes pics of his caveman transformation.

UPDATE: Anonymous in the comments reveals that Jeff Daniel Phillips and Ben Weber are two of the cavemen as well. Check here for more info on them.

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11 comments:

Jetpacks said...

I want a feature length Caveman movie. Three dudes in LA trying to make it big in the "biz". One is a boom operator trying to sneak in the back door. Another gets minor roles here and there - as a caveman. And the last is an agent. Not to be confused with "Encino Man" - this would actually be funny - but we'll give Pauly Shore a cameo as the bellhop, a la Pee Wee's Big Adventure.

Mr. Shore’s agent said...

Pauly doesn’t ‘do’ cameos or walk-ons.

Moda di Magno said...

Speculation about the identity of caveman number 2 as Matthew John Armstrong, currently playing Theodore Sprague (AKA "radiation man") on NBC's Heroes. Dude looks a lot (as in twins) like the Geico caveman. Am officially resigned to my own dorkitude for posting this.

doych said...

"Matthew John Armstrong ... Dude looks a lot (as in twins) like the Geico caveman."

don't know this actor, so would this be with or without make-up? :P

Moda di Magno said...

Doych:

MJA on Heroes is sporting a similar shaggy 'do and scraggy beard as the cavemen.

I spent the entire episode wondering if it was a Geico guy. The mannerisms and voice are clues too.

Show's on Monday nights at 9pm - give a gander, see what you think.

Greg said...

What is it about those commercials that are so flippin' funny? The latest spot with the Cnn/style news interview... "standing upright, inventing the wheel, laying the foundation for all of mankind. Yeah! Sorry we couldn't get that to you sooner!"

Brilliant stuff!

The Oscars or Grammy's need to have those cavemen introduce an award or something - they are becoming a cult attraction just like how the Blue Men started. Headline on the Strip in the future? Hmmmm...

Travis Hoogendoorn said...

I found this by googling the words geico caveman and armstrong together. From Armstong's own mouth:

"As for Armstrong, he's looking forward to getting recognized for a part he's actually playing; seems the scruffy-faced Sprague has gotten him confused with a certain advertising icon. 'For the record,' he says, 'I am not the Geico caveman.'"

Anonymous said...

The actors who play the Geico Cavemen revealed:
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005/09/27/155838.php

Bradley said...

I made a new geico cavemen fansite at www.cavemenonline.com

check it out!

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Anonymous said...

I find the cavemen commercials very fucking stupid!!! I CAN'T STAND THE FAGGOT CAVEMEN. NOT FUNNY IN THE LEAST!!!!!