Who is Loretta in the Google Superbowl Ad

February 3, 2020

One of the most talked about commercials this were was the Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images Assistant commercial simple titled "Loretta." The ad (above) tells the story of a man who uses Google to keep the memory of his love alive.

While some of the others "biggies" were looking to make us laugh or surprise us with a cameo, Google was tugging on our heartstrings. "Loretta," was inspried by a real story and real people. In Fact, According to a blog post, "the voice you hear throughout “Loretta” is the grandfather of a Googler, whose story we drew from to create the ad." At 85, to an audience of millions, he made his film debut. and  "We couldn’t be happier for him."

As of noon today (Monday)  the ad has over 12 millions views.