New York music fans may have been a little surprised to see a a familiar face in the newest Volkswagen commercials. The manager of the East Village’s Webster Hall, Gerard McNamee, appears in the ad selling the Volkswagen Atlas. McNamee plays a the dad driving his family across America. According to Page Six, McNamee has been doing a bit of acting on the side for years. The ad, said to be Volkswagen’s most expensive to date, took 24 days to shoot across seven states and will air in eight different versions. Check out one of our industry’s own in the commercial here. 

Taylor Mims

Taylor Mims

News Editor at Amplify
Taylor Mims is Amplify's News Editor. She is a Los Angeles native and received her Masters in Creative Writing from Cal State Long Beach.
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