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Boy in Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial is from Orange County


The boy in Volkswagen's popular Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial is 6-year-old Max Page from San Clemente.

Max suffers from a congenital heart defect and is an outpatient at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

He and his mother, Jennifer Page, went on the "Today" show on Monday. She said she was "overwhelmed" by the amount of attention the commercial is getting.

The ad already has more than 15 million hits on YouTube.


Meet Max Page

Super Bowl ad winner: Darth Vader and Volkswagen


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Hope this guy is OK. I missed most of the SB commercials. I hate commercials, even the SB ones. I also didn't watch the nat'l anthem nor the half time show. I didn't care for these music and singing acts. Shallow idiots.

There are actually two little boys who played Vader in this commercial. The other one's name is Aidan Ribas Lewis.

This is all you can say about the kid? How about something about HOW he was chosen (at random, is his mom trying to get him into show business, was it a contest? Does he have an uncle who works at the marketing agency??!)

Really, the fact that he has a heart defect has little to do with his performance.

How'about some facts that matter?!
LAT is lame.

It was a GREAT COMMERCIAL. My 8 year old son and I busted up when we saw it. The Best in this Super Bowl. The worst was Chrysler/Eminem. It was more like a car rental commercial. It did not inspire me to plunked down any money for a Chrysler car.


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