He was a principal dancer for the Metropolitan Ballet before his film career began in 1957 with an appearance in Carib Gold.In 1973, he played the villainous Baron Samedi in the Bond film Live and Let Die.He also carried out advertising work as the pitchman for 7 Up. Photos of the 7-Up (Commercial) voice actors. Tropical 7 Up: This is a pineapple/mango-flavored 7 Up, introduced in 2014 for a limited time, as well as a return in 2015 with newer branding. Dean Winters Actor | John Wick . PepsiCo’s 7Up, the refreshing clear drink with lemon flavour, and the brand mascot Fido Dido shows a new take on how to deal with life’s googlies, in a new campaign. Dean Winters is known for his role as Ryan O'Reily on HBO's award-winning series Oz (1997) and as Tina Fey's character's "Beeper King" boyfriend on the Emmy-winning comedy, 30 Rock (2006). Justin Campbell, the actor who played the husband in the infamous “Jake From State Farm/State of Unrest” State Farm commercials, has reportedly been murdered in his home in Los Angeles. Orlando Jones was born on April 10, 1968 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. As the eighties came to an end, so did Holder’s relationship with the beverage. 7 Up Ten: Introduced in 2013, along with "Ten" variations for most of the major Dr. Pepper/Seven-Up brands, this contains 10 calories.It is a blend using high fructose corn syrup along with aspartame and acesulfame potassium to sweeten it.. While he might have stopped doing 7 Up commercials, Holder continued to work. Beloved actor and dancer Geoffrey Holder passed away at age 84 from complications due to pneumonia on October 5, 2014. The alleged assailant, Campbell’s wife, Mary, has been taken into police custody. Holder was an established veteran actor, dancer, and choreographer by the time he began voicing 7UP ads. He did have one last 7 Up hurrah in the 2011 season of The Celebrity Apprentice where he appeared in a Retro 7 Up commercial. 2. Geoffrey Holder, a versatile artist known for his ability as a dancer, actor and -- most famously to most of America -- pitchman for 7-Up, has died at 84. Geoffrey Lamont Holder (August 1, 1930 – October 5, 2014) was a Trinidadian-American actor, dancer, musician, and artist. — Geoffrey Holder, the pitchman for 7UP during 70s and 80s, in a 1983 ad focusing on 7UP’s lack of caffeine as a selling point. 11 images of the 7-Up cast of characters. Ed Skrein is the star of Carolina Herrera’s "Bad Boy" ad. He is an actor and writer, known ... Born: April 10, 1968 Both as a well-respected painter and actor. Skrein is an English actor and model who began his career in the entertainment industry as a rapper.