Who played the fireman in the Alka-Seltzer relief chews commercials?

Nico Evers-Swindell is a New Zealand-born actor who has received attention for his role as the fireman in a series of commercials for the Alka-Seltzer headache tablets.

Alka-Seltzer’s most popular commercials are those that are fronted by the fireman who comes in to surprise people suffering from heartburn. The premise of the commercials is always detailed in the title, “Fireman In The…” The title is completed by a tagline indicating the direction of the particular commercial.

The “Fireman In The Café” commercial is still amongst one of the brand’s most popular. In the commercial, a woman is seen having lunch with her friend when she gets a bout of heartburn in the café. As it sets in, the woman looks in her bag to see if she has anti-acid tablets. As she looks in her bag, the fireman comes down the firepole and hands her a bottle of Alka-Seltzer.

The actor who plays the fireman in the series of commercials is 42-year-old New Zealand-born actor, Nico Evers-Swindell. However, professionally, the actor goes by the stage name, Nico Evers. According to IMBd, “Nico Evers-Swindell was born in 1979 in New Zealand as Nico Thomas Evers-Swindell. He is an actor, known for Edge of Darkness (2010), Parkland (2013) and Manhattan Love Story (2014). He has been married to Megan Ferguson since October 29, 2011.”

The matter of what the actor is currently doing is unknown, as he is not active on social media. Currently, it seems that the actor does not have an Instagram account. Moreover, the last time his Twitter account was active was back in 2016. It is believed that he is still pursuing acting in New Zealand. The actor has reportedly been cast in the television series, Bonding, and is set to reprise his 2011 role as Martin.