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Rodney Allen Rippy, '70s Child Star, Running for Mayor

April 09, 2013

Rodney Allen Rippy is all grown up!

The former child star, whose adorable appearances in several classic commercials for Jack in the Box's "Jumbo Jacks" in the '70s made him a household name, is running for mayor of Compton, Calif.

The actor gained fame at the age of 6 when he appeared in a spot for the fast food chain trying to sink his little teeth into the mammoth burger and ended up spawning a national catchphrase when he mispronounced the tagline 'It's too big to eat,'" instead saying "It's too big-a-eat!" Read More