Who is Mr. Six?

image This question comes from the hoax forum, where it's sparked quite a debate: what's the deal with that guy in the Six Flags ads? You know the one. The 'old dude' who looks like he's about 90-years-old but dances around maniacally like a 19-year-old. Is he really an old man? Or is he a young professional dancer dressed up as an old man? If you're not familiar with 'Mr. Six', then you can check out the commercials starring him at Six Flags' website. Apparently Six Flags is being swamped by requests to reveal the true identity of Mr. Six, but so far they're staying mum, evidently hoping to milk the interest in him for all it's worth. So here's a poll so that the public can vote on who they think Mr. Six really is:


Posted on Wed Jul 14, 2004


Its a woman!!
I know who she is. My son is an actor, and we met her!!
Posted by Donna  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Mon Sep 19, 2005  at  11:31 AM
I think MR Six is Ellen Degenerus, She dances on her show a lot like Mr Six.
Posted by jim  in  home  on  Wed Nov 30, 2005  at  10:39 AM
yea, it is a woman, some 30 or 40 year old lady

one of the six flags marketing execs told my class

- be are eye a an
Posted by brian  in  san jose  on  Sat Dec 10, 2005  at  11:50 PM
Well, there are a few things that CommonSense should tell you:

1. It's not Jaleel White, any IDIOT would know better, because the hands have no makeup on them and guess what? DUH!!!

2. It's obvious it's not an old man, see 1. above.

Now, I did notice in one of the pictures Mr Six is holding his/her hands in a martial arts punching style, so maybe it's Chuck Norris? LOL!!!! NOT!!!

Seriously, it's Ms. Six not Mr. Six all the clues are there if you look hard enough, body size, size of hands, young looking hands with no hair B.T.W. and never, NEVER even the slightest hint of any man in the critch area. how can people be so ignorant.

Also, rest assured that who ever it is will be getting paid well and thus they will NEVER admit it short of Six Flags letting the world know who they are first and that's NEVER going to happen. It's called a NDA. wink
Posted by CommonSense  on  Sun Jan 08, 2006  at  03:22 AM
I recently got some good info on "Mr. Six". I promise you this is the real story. A 25 year old guy plays the character on TV. I recently spent time with a PR/marketing person from the theme park whom I was doing business with and I just asked. I didn't get a name, however it's nobody known whatsoever.

The story gets better. The character "Mr. Six" is based on a real person. He lives in or around St. Louis, MO and had been going to Six Flags regularly for years with his children and grandchildren. In real life he's huge...6'7'' or so. My girlfriend works at a medical supply/pharmacy store. He is a regular customer there. She has spoken with him. He showed her his season pass...which is is compensation. He gets a season pass every year. All they did was use his image to base the dancing character on. He was happy to let them do it.
Posted by Joe  in  St. Louis MO  on  Fri Jun 09, 2006  at  11:56 AM
Their are actually 3 men who play the old man. I know one of them. yay me.
Posted by booya  in  home  on  Thu Oct 05, 2006  at  07:33 PM
Its a secret on who he is.....i met him before, and no1 is allowed to say.....
Posted by A six Flags Employee  on  Fri Feb 02, 2007  at  10:49 AM
Hey, ive read all your comments but the truth is that I know the person's identity... it actually is an elderly person. It turns out that this weekend I went to an event at lincoln center that involved a live band playing salsa music. While I was there with my mother we noticed an older person and we immediately came to the conclusion that he looked exactly like the guy from the six flags commercial. We were watching him and saw him dancing like a 20 year old. This old guy was litterally dancing salsa music like a true professional despite his age and elderly appearance, we couldn't believe our eyes. At this point we were just assuming that it was him, and then we noticed that everytime he asked a girl to dance with him, he would give the girl a business card when the song was over. At the end of the 3hour event we were talking to an event worker and laughing about the old guy that we saw that looked exactly like the 6flags commercial guy, sure enough the man told us that he had been working with these events for many years and that he is the guy from the commercial and he is a regular at these events every year because his life is professional dancing.
Posted by Claudia  in  New York City  on  Mon Jul 16, 2007  at  03:52 PM
Today at school I heard that he was an old lady with cancer. That could be why we don't see her anymore.
Posted by Andrew  in  NYC  on  Thu Jan 03, 2008  at  02:08 PM
I do have a doubt that an young man dressed up like an old man
Posted by Jprsai  in  USA  on  Wed Apr 30, 2008  at  08:55 AM
you guys should know that it is jaleel white he isn't dead he is alive and well. URKEL from family matters is alive.
Posted by bw2014  in  ronan montana  on  Sun Aug 17, 2008  at  10:47 AM
To ronan, it's not Jaleel White. I heard that he confirmed that it wasn't him. And Jaleel being dead? HA! Who started THAT rumor?
Posted by Andrew.  on  Sun Aug 17, 2008  at  11:15 AM
queer eye
Posted by hiya  in  here  on  Mon Mar 02, 2009  at  09:22 AM
It is Danny Teeson (Queer Eye for the Straight Girl) http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?ei=UTF-8&p=danny teeson&fr2=tab-web&fr=yfp-t-501&w=180&h=90&imgurl=www.queerday.com/images3/mrsixflagsteeson.jpg&rurl=http://queerday.com/2006/02/06/queer-eyes-teeson-outed-as-mr.html&size=3.9kB&name=mrsixflagsteeson.jpg&p=danny+teeson&type=JPG&oid=c666ef2319a0fee8&no=6&tt=23&sigr=121tti6em&sigi=11ds8vsg6&sigb=12v2q8uk0 wink
Posted by Lisa  in  Waterford  on  Fri Mar 27, 2009  at  12:54 PM
u are all stupid its OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by billy  on  Wed Apr 15, 2009  at  12:05 PM
Ha! Billy, you just proved yourself being the stupid one who said that. Anyone saw the commercial where we finally hear Mr. 6's voice?
Posted by A  on  Wed Apr 15, 2009  at  12:34 PM
Danny Teeson of Queer Eye for the Straight Girl. is Mr.Six

Internet is filled with information.
Posted by Staten Island  on  Fri May 01, 2009  at  07:48 AM
hey, i just got back from 6 flags today-they opened the whole park for students, so we had our i took there...anyway when i first saw him i took a group picture w/ him and his pals...me-being a curiouse persion touched the top of his head--->which wasn't a very smooth move, once i touched it(it felt like a compinational of skin and rubber)he smacked my hand and made a gester and pointed at me (basically saying to me "don't do that" but without speaking)me thinking he was just joking around laughed at him...anywayz after that the lady who walks with him shouted to me (as i was walking away)"hey you don't touch his face, your not allowed"-about two hous later i saw him again, i shouted out "mr six-sorry and he just gave me a dirty look, like a grumpy old man would--->idk, i think i'm forgiven because when it came time for the dance party i joined in...and he noticed too- WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Posted by Brianna  in  ny  on  Fri May 08, 2009  at  08:28 PM
I think it is the actor who plays Freddie Kruger on the movie nightmare on elm street,,,,,
Posted by Tanya  in  Canada  on  Thu Jun 11, 2009  at  08:35 PM
hey guys its rob Dydrek the skate boarder and also in on MTVS fantasy factory and rob and big!!!! smile
Posted by chris  on  Wed Jul 01, 2009  at  11:45 AM
sorry i meant the guy under is rob dydrek!
Posted by chris  on  Wed Jul 01, 2009  at  11:46 AM
Lisa in Waterford's posting is correct. The guy behind the mask is Danny Teeson who is also on the new series "Dance Your Ass Off".
Posted by mrgwashere  on  Fri Aug 28, 2009  at  07:19 PM
"OK....we think that Mr. Six is really Drew Barrymore"

ARE YOU KIDDING?????? She could never smash that beautiful chest of hers down enough to get into that suit!!
Posted by Steve A.  on  Fri Nov 27, 2009  at  09:45 AM
lololololol i want his penis :3
Posted by cecilia  in  school  on  Fri Dec 04, 2009  at  11:53 AM
I think Mr. six is a woman.
Posted by MIZZOU55  in  st. louis  on  Fri Apr 30, 2010  at  10:52 PM
I say it's Ellen
Posted by John  in  New York  on  Wed May 12, 2010  at  05:20 PM
A former Broadway actor and dancer by the name of GC Rivera was interviewed on a blog called A Little Touch of History and he not only performed Mr. Six in the original national commercials in 2004-2005 but he also created the character...originally called Mr. Ziggs.

Posted by barryssentials  on  Sun May 16, 2010  at  02:02 PM
I think it is Martin Short playing the old man, the way he moves and listen to his voice, just look at him real hard and you will see Martin.
Posted by L T  on  Tue Jun 01, 2010  at  06:03 PM
It is dana carvey duhhhhh lol
Posted by JordyJordy  in  Here  on  Tue Jun 15, 2010  at  08:55 PM
The actor that played the dancing old man in the Six Flags commercial (Mr Six) Is Danny Teeson. Dancer and choreographer, amongst other things. Native to London, now resides in Los Angeles. wasn't able to find his exact age, but if I have my math correct he's approximately 32-35 years of age.
Posted by KellyGirl  in  NJ, United States  on  Wed Jul 14, 2010  at  12:39 PM
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