American character actorDied when: 83 years 179 days (1001 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Michael Vale (June 28, 1922 – December 24, 2005) was an American character actor famous for being the longtime sleepy-eyed mascot "Fred the Baker" for donut chain Dunkin' Donuts, with his famous catchphrase "Time to make the donuts." He was featured for 15 years until he retired in 1997, having done more than 1,300 television commercials.
Vale also reprised the role for commercials for the short-lived Dunkin' Donuts Cereal.He died of complications from diabetes at age 83 in Manhattan at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and was cremated.