JoBe Cerny, (born in Cicero, Illinois) sometimes credited as Jo Be Cerny, is a voice-over personality, character actor, producer and director. He is best known as the voice of Pillsbury Doughboy and as Procter & Gamble's silent spokesman, The Cheer Man.
In addition to appearing in advertising spots and commercials, Cerny has appeared in numerous films, including Legally Blonde 2 (2003), Road to Perdition (2002), and My Best Friend's Wedding (1997). Cerny has also been featured in televised series and talk shows including Chicago Hope and Oprah, as well as appearing in numerous theatrical performances.
Cerny is also the founder and president of Cerny/American Creative, a Chicago-based production company which offers creative services catering to film companies and advertising agencies.
- Giangrasse Kates, Joan (2012-08-01). "Fern Persons, 1910-2012, Worked for decades as actress in radio, TV, films, commercials and stage". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2012-08-02.