Original “Marlboro Man” Dies

Robert Norris, the man who was the original “Marlboro Man,” has reportedly died at the age of 90.

Norris, who despite the iconic role maintained that he never actually smoked a cigarette, reportedly died at his ranch in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He held the role of “Marlboro Man” for around a dozen years, becoming a cultural icon of the 1960’s.

Norris eventually quit the role, stating that he felt that he was setting a poor example for children. He returned to his hometown in Colorado, working as a rancher and philanthropist.

Source: Original ‘Marlboro Man’ Robert Norris Dead at 90, Never Smoked

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