On this date in 1850, American Express was founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo. The brand has had some of the most creative commercials of any credit card company; here are six of our favorites, starring a few familiar faces.
This spooky 1985 ad begins as a "guess who?"
The director calls in some help from friend and frequent collaborator Jason Schwartzman for this commercial.
The Academy Award winning director pokes fun at his photography skills in this ad.
M. Night Shyamalan
There doesn't appear to be a twist ending to this commercial—as there are in most of this director's movies—but there is plenty to feed the imagination.
Tina has a lot to do—and this commercial proves it.
Working with a bunch of animals has never been so funny, or so adorable.