Who was the lonely Maytag repairman?

Who was the lonely Maytag repairman?

Jesse White
Jesse White played the role for more than two decades, filming 68 commercials as the character who cultivates habits such as solitaire, crossword puzzles and bead work because he is rarely called upon to repair a machine. He would also come to be known as “Ol’ Lonely.”

Who is the actor who does the Maytag commercials?

Played by actor Colin Ferguson, the new Maytag Man not only tells us about the excellence of the appliance — at the end of each ad, he actually becomes the appliance.

Who was the old Maytag Man?

While the original Maytag Repairman, Jesse White, who appeared in 68 commercials from 1967 to 1989, was a jowly character actor, Mr. Ferguson, who had the leading role as Sheriff Jack Carter on “Eureka,” which ran on the Syfy channel from 2006 to 2012, is more of a square-jawed, leading-man type.

How many Maytag men were there?

Only five men have held the role of the Maytag man, starring in print ads, commercials and making public appearances as the character. White held the title of Maytag repairman the longest—appearing in 68 commercials over 22 years.

Who is Colin Ferguson’s wife?

Lindsay Thompsonm. 2012
Colin Ferguson/Wife

How much does Colin Ferguson make as the Maytag Man?

Colin Ferguson (Maytag) It’s been reported that Ferguson makes as much as $1 million a year as Maytag’s go-to guy, contributing mightily to his reported net worth of $8 million, which is bolstered by his career as an actor and director in TV.

Does Colin Ferguson have kids?

Personal life. Ferguson has one son, born in 2013, whom he raises with partner Lindsay Thompson. He is a Montreal Canadiens fan, and he contributes to NHL.com as a celebrity blogger.

What is Colin Ferguson doing?

Since the end of Eureka, Ferguson has recurred on The CW’s sudsy The Vampire Diaries, Hallmark’s Cedar Cove, and Syfy’s own Haven. He also starred opposite Jewel in Hallmark’s Fixer Upper Mysteries.