(1925 - 2015)
Rudolph Perz was active/lived in Illinois, Minnesota. Rudolph Perz is known for commercial art, advertising, doughboy image.
Biography Rudolph Perz
Following is the obituary from The New York Times for Rudolph Perz
Rudolph Perz, Creator of Pillsbury's Doughboy, Dies at 89
By Sam Roberts, April 3, 2015
Rudolph Perz, an advertising executive who pondered a soulless, squishy, cylindrical mixture of flour and water on his kitchen table 50 years ago and conjured up the genial Pillsbury Doughboy, died on Thursday in a suburban Chicago hospital. He was 89.
The cause was cardiac arrest, his daughter Martha Nora said.
The pudgy Pillsbury mascot, known as Poppin' Fresh, became instantly recognized as the symbol of the company's line of refrigerated biscuit, roll and cookie dough that popped out of a cardboard tube.
He made his debut in a 1965 comm
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