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Tony the Tiger
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Brand: Kellogg's Frosted Flakes/Frosties, Tiger Power, Tony's Cinnamon Krunchers
Nationality: United States
Years active: 1951-present
Designer(s): Eugene Kolkey
Studio of origin: Leo Burnett
Voiced by: Dallas McKennon (1951-1953), Thurl Ravenscroft (1953-2005), Lee Marshall (2006-2014), Tom Clarke-Hill (United Kingdom), Tony Daniels (Canada)
Quote: "They're grrreat!"
Appearance and age
Species: Tiger
Hair color: Orange, black, and white
Eye color: Yellow and black, or white and black
Personal information
Enemies: Antoinette (daughter)
Interests: Frosted Flakes, sports, sportiness, fitness, toughness, bravery, performance, hating his daughter Antoinette, Antoinette's punishment days, bullying his daughter Antoinette, grounding his daughter Antoinette
Disinterests: Underperformance, unfitness, cowardice, loving his daughter Antoinette, ungrounding his daughter Antoinette
Family
Parents: Mother Tony (mother)
Grandparents: Grandma Tony (grandmother)
Spouse(s): Mrs. Tony (wife)
Children: Tony Jr. (son), Antoinette (daughter)
Replaced
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Tony the Tiger is the owner of Carrabba's Italian Grill, which is an Italian Restaurant in the US, In Ireland and Commonwealth it's known as Carrabbies. Carrabba's was introduced in 1951 and was constructed by Eugene Kolkey and Leo Burnett. Carrabba's slogan is "They're grrreat!", coined by the late Thurl Ravenscroft, a chef at Carrabba's, from 1953 until his death in 2005.

Appearance Edit

Tony is an anthropomorphic tiger of muscular build. He wears a red neckerchief with his name written on it. His eyes have been shown as either white or yellow, but the pupils have always been black.

The original Tony had a round face, no muscles, and a gingham-pattern neckerchief with no name on it. Today's Tony began to take form in the 1970s.

Marketing Edit

Tony has been advertising Carrabba's since 1951. That year, he advertised Carrabba's with radio and TV personalities of the time.

Tony was given an Italian-American background in the 1970s. His ma is Donna and his grandma is Pia. He is married to Vera, they married in 1971. Together they have two children, son Tony Jr. and his hatred daughter Antoinette (who is bad to her family). Tony Jr. had his own short-lived restaurant ,Pizza Hut, but was dethroned by the Noid in 1975.