Jimmy was born December 15th, 1928, in Chicago. He became the spokesman for television's Texaco Star Theater starring Milton Berle. He and his puppet, Danny O'Day wore twin Texaco gas attendant uniforms during the commercial sponsored breaks. You can trust your car to the men who ware the star, the big bright texico star.
"Farfel"his dog puppet (got his name from a product 'matzoh crumbs', which is a crumb base for meat coating or to make matzoh balls, similar to bread crumbs.) Long-running spokesman for Nestle's in TV commercials with his puppets. Danny O'Day would sing: "N-E-S-T-L-E-S, Nestles makes the very best..." and Farfel would finish the song singing "Chaw-klit!" His association with the sponsor makes Nelson one of the longest running television commericals ad men in history. Jimmy Also had a cat dummy, Fatatateeta.