If someone tells you they want to eat something “magically delicious,” only one food hopefully comes to mind: Lucky Charms. And although the marshmallow-centric cereal isn’t actually very magical at all, there is something special about how well that jingle sticks in our collective conscious, and we have Arthur Anderson to thank for that.
Anderson wasn’t even Irish, but that didn’t stop him from voicing Lucky – the leprechaun mascot for Lucky Charms – during decades of memorable cereal commercials from 1963 to 1992. “People have expectations,” he told ABC News back in 2005. “I just have an Irish-sounding name.”