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Handyman, ‘Cheers’ and Pixar star John Ratzenberger visits Made in America stores

Handyman, ‘Cheers’ and Pixar star John Ratzenberger visits Made in America stores

Interview by Joshua Maloni. View full article online >> John Ratzenberger’s reason for getting into acting was simple. “You didn’t have to pound nails in the middle of August on a rooftop,” he said. “It was indoor work. That’s what attracted me.” Fair enough. But it was those nail-pounding days as a journeyman carpenter in the late 1960s that made Ratzenberger successful at whatever he’s put his hands to, including a starring role as know-it-all mailman Cliff Clavin on...

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Every Pixar Movie Character John Ratzenberger has Played

Every Pixar Movie Character John Ratzenberger has Played

If you’re a fan of Pixar movies such as Toy Story and The Incredibles, you may have noticed a familiar voice. John Ratzenberger has been in every single Pixar movie to date, starting with Toy Story in 1995 and continuing all the way through the next Finding Nemo movie. Click here to view the full list with photos of all of John Ratzenberger’s characters >> Writer/producer Andrew Stanton said they had so much fun hanging out with him at the first Toy Story press junkets, they decided to work with him as much as possible in the...

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John Ratzenberger’s Made In America Gift Boxes

John Ratzenberger’s Made In America Gift Boxes

New: It’s the perfect holiday gift! Presenting John Ratzenberger’s Made in America Gift Boxes. Available for men, women, and children. Coming soon: Available for Purchase through the Made in America Store. “Thank you for helping spread jobs from sea to shining sea!” -John Ratzenberger The Men’s Gift Box Contents: (1) Channellock 6-in-1 Screwdriver, (1) Little Big Shot Super Hose Nozzle, (1) Pappy’s “Not Made in China” BBQ Sauce, (1) Pro Choice Box Cutter, (1) 3′ x 5′ All-Weather...

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Made in America Month

Made in America Month

November is Made in America Month! Friday, November 7th, Saturday, November 8th & Sunday, November 9th, we’re asking everyone to go out of their way to support National Small Business Weekend, which is held the first full weekend of every month. Thanks for your support.

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Cheers Vet John Ratzenberger to Play Ball With CBS’ The McCarthys

Cheers Vet John Ratzenberger to Play Ball With CBS’ The McCarthys

John Ratzenberger is saying “Cheers” to The McCarthys. The TV vet has landed a potentially recurring role on CBS’ freshman sitcom, TVLine has learned exclusively. The McCarthys centers on openly gay (and athletically challenged) Ronny, who is hired as the assistant to his father, a high-school basketball coach. Ratzenberger will play Charlie Ellis, the school’s athletics director. In addition to playing Cliff Clavin on Cheers from 1982 to 1993, Ratzenberger has also landed recurring roles on 8 Simple Rules, Legit and Drop Dead Diva. The...

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Former ‘Cheers’ Star Advocates for Manufacturing Jobs

Former ‘Cheers’ Star Advocates for Manufacturing Jobs

When John Ratzenberger spoke at the Wentworth By The Sea Hotel, it was about a topic he feels very passionate about, that being how important it is for this country to recognize the need for, and to provide the training to produce skilled laborers. Before he was a star on the sitcom “Cheers,” and before he went on to other roles that included being a voice in every Pixar movie ever made, Ratzenberger had a number of jobs, among them as a journeyed carpenter. His most recent stint has been as the producer and star of the show “Made in...

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Cooking Video Cabbage & Bacon with John Ratzenberger

Cooking Video Cabbage & Bacon with John Ratzenberger

One of John’s favorite dishes from living in England is the spicy, smoky, and crunchy cabbage & bacon dish seen here. To view the recipe, click here >>

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John Ratzenberger is Featured Speaker at Mississippi Energy Institute

John Ratzenberger is Featured Speaker at Mississippi Energy Institute

John Ratzenberger will participate in the 2014 Governor’s Energy Summit at the Jackson Convention Complex. In its third year, the summit’s goal is to highlight the inextricable relationship between energy and the economy. The summit is presented by the Mississippi Energy Institute, a non-profit policy group that seeks to diversify and expand Mississippi’s economic energy base. One of the summit’s featured events is a special address regarding workforce development by John Ratzenberger, the actor from the television series Made in...

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Great Bay Community College hosts John Ratzenberger

Great Bay Community College hosts John Ratzenberger

Great Bay Community College will host John Ratzenberger, actor and U.S. manufacturing advocate, on Thursday, Oct. 2. Ratzenberger, who is best known for his roles as “Cliff Clavin” on Cheers and host of the cable program “Made in America,” will tour the college’s Advanced Technology & Academic Center in Rochester and then serve as featured speaker at the college’s Distinguished Leaders Award that night. The event, themed “Advanced Manufacturings Night Out” is the college’s annual fundraiser and is slated to raise more than $300,000 in...

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Ratzenberger to Keynote NJIT Opening Ceremony

Ratzenberger to Keynote NJIT Opening Ceremony

Emmy-nominated actor and entrepreneur John Ratzenberger of Cheers and John Ratzenberger’s Made in America television series fame will be the keynote speaker at the free Opening Ceremony for ManufactureNJ Week on Sept. 29, 2014, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). John Ratzenberger’s Made in America, an original series broadcast on cable television’s Travel Channel, follows Ratzenberger as he treks across the country in a camper to learn the inner workings of American manufacturing...

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