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Here I am as a Clown spilling balloons for a glorious 2 seconds running towards and past Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in this two million dollar “GOT MILK?” Alien Invasion Circus Parade Disaster Super Bowl 2013 Commercial.

Just another day at the office.  Please don’t blink!




John Starr and The Rock collide during the Superbowl

84 Responses to “Johnny the Clown Super Bowl Ad!”

  1. Steven says:

    You were the highlight Clowny. The Rock looked a bit lost.

  2. Annaliz says:

    This is SO FABULOUS!!

  3. Julie M says:

    Oh my …that was worth dressing up for…I hope they paid you well…you looked wonderful!

  4. Chen says:

    Your SBowl ad was awesome! I saw it online AND live!

  5. Marion says:

    Oh Wow your Superbowl commercial is AMAZING, BRILLIANT – YOU LOOK FANTASTIC!
    What a great thing to be featured in and you have a very striking role in it! Well done!
    Anyone who knows you would know straight away it was you! And must be wonderful for your CV too.

  6. Christine says:

    Woh!!! Johnny’s first Superbowl Ad!! Lovin’ the rainbow parasol.

  7. Cindy says:

    What fun!

  8. Joe says:

    Oscar written all over that performance John…
    Good luck,

  9. Jasmine says:

    Awesome job, John! Wishing you continued success in all that you do.
    Your positiveness and enthusiasm make you a pleasure to work with on sets. You’re an inspiration to us all. 🙂

  10. John Starr says:

    Thanks everyone! And amazing great news to share…SAG-AFTRA got me a Principal Actor Upgrade for this commercial! It’s the first time in 18 years that a Background Performer Clown has been upgraded to Principal Actor! Whoo Hoo!

  11. Susan L says:

    Yay!!!!! I’m impressed!!!

  12. Robin says:

    A very big deal congrats !!!!
    You go clown.

  13. Christopher Chen says:

    That is AMAZING news, Clowny Boy!!!
    As I watched that spot, I kept thinking “How is this NOT a principal spot?”

    But then the whole Is he recognizeable thing? But you explained how you are just as in the I have a Conflict now boat cuz it’s CLEARLY Johnny the Clown!


  14. Leslie C. says:

    Congratulations!!! If anyone should win a claim, it’s you! You’ve worked so hard in this industry. Always grateful, and with a positive attitude. 🙂 You’ve earned it. Enjoy your windfall!

  15. Carla says:

    Wow! Does this mean more $$$, she asked even though it’s none of her business.


  16. John Starr says:

    Yes, it means more dough. Thank Goddess!

  17. Carla says:

    Double YAY!

  18. Carolita Sue says:

    Fabulous !!!! So proud of you !!! Wow!!!!

    Sent from my iPhone

  19. Pamela says:

    OMG! That’s fantastic! What was it that made them approve it?

  20. John Starr says:

    Great question. I give major props to the fantastic team in the SAG-AFTRA Commercial Department! I filed the Upgrade Principal Claim paperwork and they fought and won for me! Look for the UNION label!!

  21. Marion Kalmus says:

    I’m SO pleased for you. WELL DONE, WHAT A TRIUMPH!!!!

  22. Lark says:


  23. Ben Estrella says:

    Yayyyy, jboy!!!!!!

  24. Stephanie says:

    Oh, yay!! John you Rock!! Literally!!! Lol!!

    Sent from my iPhone

  25. Andray says:

    I was fighting with you in prayer, John.
    When I saw the commercial I said, let there be an upgrade.

    I’m glad you fought the good fight!

    Sent from my iPhone

  26. Sue says:

    I’m super proud of you for standing up for yourself. you were, indeed, a
    principal clown. You had direct dealings with the star and were featured.
    Yay. Residuals. This is huge. Cuz you were in EVERY market. Which is awesome

  27. Peter says:

    Obviously nobody better f*** around with a clown when the clown is mad! Good for you!

  28. Phil M. says:

    Congratulations, John. Personally I’ve never thought of you as a clown. But to be upgraded as such–mixed message! Kidding. Hope it means more money and more work.


    You are a snappy dresser.

  29. SW says:

    Glad u r so happy!! Thinking of u and super proud!!!

  30. Trevor says:

    Congrats, John

  31. Kami says:

    John, It’s a HUGE deal!
    Congratulations my friend! I am so happy for you! Truly amazing. 🙂

  32. Christine L says:

    Mazal Tov!

  33. Dudley says:

    Congrats you deserve it.

  34. Cindy S says:

    well done!

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