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'Mean Joe' Greene, Child Actor Reunite For Super Bowl Commercial Special

One of the famous Coca-Cola commercial in history featuring Mean Joe Green in 1979.
One of the famous Coca-Cola commercial in history featuring Mean Joe Green in 1979. Video Credit: YouTube

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – It’s one of the most famous commercials of all time and it was filmed in Mount Vernon, according to lohud.com.

“Mean Joe” Greene hobbles through the tunnel when a young boy offers him a Coke. Greene downs the soda like a champion then returns the favor by tossing the boy his game jersey.

The boy, an actor named Tommy Okon, was 9 when the 1979 commercial was shot. Thirty-seven years later, he lives in Yonkers, according to lohud.com.

In a two-hour special Tuesday called the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016, CBS reunited Greene, a former Pittsburgh Steeler, with Okon, according to lohud.com.

Click here to read the lohud.com report .

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