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City High Grad Stars in FedEx Super Bowl Ad

There's another reason to love the FedEx "Caveman" Super Bowl advertisement -- it stars a City High graduate. Yes, underneath the gobs of makeup and hair is none other than Andrew Hawtrey, class of 1989. In case you need a recap, the FedEx ad features a caveman who is fired by his boss and squashed into the ground after unsuccessfully trying to use a pterodactyl to deliver a package. After seeing that the University of Iowa MBA students ranked it as the best of the multimillion-dollar Super Bowl ads, Hawtrey e-mailed the Press-Citizen to let the paper know he is from Iowa City. Hawtrey, 35, said in a telephone interview from his Los Angeles home that he has starred in numerous TV commercials, including A&W, Toys "R" Us, Bud Light, and Capital One. But the FedEx ad was one of his biggest, he said.


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