Celebrity dolls manufactured under the Kenner Toys or Kenner Parker Toys brand before it was bought out by Hasbro. The company was founded in 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio, bought by General Mills, spun off, bought by Tonka Toys, then the division was bought by Hasbro in 1999. Hasbro closed down the Cincinnati location in 2000. Kenner Toys was a pioneer in toy character branding to movies and television, advertising on television, and the popularity of the action figure. They also made the classic Easy Bake Oven.