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Dude…You’re Getting A Tortilla…

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Posted November 8, 2007 - By Frank Meyer

In this day and age, what do you think being the pitchman in a series of popular TV commercials that make your face and catchphrase household mainstays?

Fame beyond your wildest dreams?

Millions of dollars?

Hot babes?

Nope. How about a gig as a bartender at Tortilla Flats.

Yup, that’s exactly what happened to actor Ben “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” Curtis after his successful run as the face of Dell ended with a marijuana possession charge that pretty much killed his acting career. Sure, there’s a few Law & Order appearances and some indie film spots, but the guy is pretty much back to being a regular guy…albeit one is constantly hassled by drunk patrons and asked to repeat his annoying cathphrase…

“I’ve had tables of young girls who think they recognize me, and when they ask me, I say ‘yes’ and then they don’t believe me and they start arguing and ask me to do the catchphrase and I’ll laugh and say, ‘It’s been four years, but I’m glad you’re a fan,’ Curtis says. “They get really drunk, and they’ll start yelling things at me. I either ignore them, or if it’s way out of hand, I go up and say, ‘I appreciate your support, but my name is Ben.’ That usually doesn’t work so I smile and ignore them.”

Ain’t fame a treat?

NYmag.com: Dell Dude is now a waiter

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