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Gidget "Taco Bell Dog" Chipperton
Birth: Feb. 7, 1994
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 2009
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Animal Movie Actor. Gidget was known since the late 1990's as the Chihuahua in the Taco Bell television commercials in which she said the phrase "Yo Quiero Taco Bell" which meant "I want Taco Bell". She was originally cast as the girlfriend to the male Chihuahua in the ad by the director but at the last minute he decided that he wanted Gidget as the lead dog. Gidget was also cast in the 2003 film, "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde" in which she played Reese Witherspoons character Elle Woods' pet dog Bruiser's mother. She also had a role as an extra in the 2008 animal-themed movie, "Beverly Hills Chihuahua." Gidget died in the home of her trainer Sue Chipperton at the age of 15 due to a stroke. Cause of death: Stroke (bio by: Always Marissa) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Gidget's Ashes Are With Her Trainer Sue
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Always Marissa
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39784736
Gidget Taco Bell Dog Chipperton
Added by: Always Marissa
 
Gidget Taco Bell Dog Chipperton
Added by: Always Marissa
 
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@];- Hi Gadget! It's always an honor to visit U. Taco Bell Commercials just aren't the same without U. We've been missing U 5+ years & more with each passing day. You'll never be forgotten sweet pet. Hugs & Kisses. ~ 884/1 Wed.
- Mom of Timothy L. Turner
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014

- Mary Ann Weshinskey
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014

- Joyce
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
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