Death of Barry Becher

April 24, 1941 - June 22, 2012
Parkland, Florida | Age 71

Mastermind of Ginsu Knife fame dies at 71
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MATT SEDENSKY, The Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle kitchen tool that sliced through tin cans and chopped wood, has died. Barry Becher was 71.

But as Becher's commercials promised, "Wait, there's more!"

Becher also brought viewers the Miracle Slicer, Armourcote Cookware and a bevy of other products he pitched with his business...

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