Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the "doughboy" Flickr tag.. The Pillsbury Doughboy has long been the iconic mascot for the Pillsbury Company brand for more than 50 years but his name may not be what is actually expected.. History. The Pillsbury Doughboy was created by Rudy Perz, a copywriter for Pillsbury's longtime advertising agency Leo Burnett. Perz was sitting in his kitchen in the spring of 1965, under pressure to create an advertising campaign for Pillsbury's refrigerated dough product line (biscuits, dinner rolls, sweet rolls, and cookies).. Explore Justin Williams's board "Pillsbury doughboy stuff I want" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pillsbury recipes, Pillsbury dough and Cookie jars.. "I hate my abs. Forget a six-pack, I’ll take two. Just gimme a two-pack." I'd say this to my wife.I wanted to quit planks. Side planks too. Russian twists. Any ab exercise.I asked my friend. Would you train me?She looked at me like I was a macadamia nut. You need discipline, she said.I didn't even want to spend the t. History of the Pillsbury Doughboy. The idea for the Pillsbury Doughboy was born on March 18, 1965. Rudy Perz a copywriter working on the Pillsbury account for Leo Burnett advertising agency in Chicago, came up with the idea for the brand mascot, who would pop out of a can of refrigerated dough..