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William Bernbach

Doyle Dane Bernbach

1949 - 1976

Services

Military ServiceArmy
1940 b. 1911
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateNew York University
Personal
Born-Died1911 - 1982
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherWhite Collar Worker
Era - 1940

Bernbach catapulted the Doyle Dane Bernbach advertising agency into national prominence with innovative and creative campaigns. Doyle Dane Bernbach broke into the front ranks of advertising agencies with successful national campaigns for Volkswagen and Avis Rent A Car (“We try harder”) in the 1960s. Bernbach also led an ethnic revolution in advertising by hiring large numbers of ethnic Americans.