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Original ‘Marlboro Man' Robert Norris, who never smoked a cigarette, dies at the age of 90

8 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Rugged rancher Robert Norris, who rose to fame as the original “Marlboro Man” cowboy despite never smoking a cigarette himself, has died at the age of 90. Norris passed away surrounded by loved ones in his hometown of Colorado Springs on Nov. 3, according to his obituary. He was under the care...
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The first 'Marlboro Man' on television died after never smoking a day in his life. Other cigarette mascots have met a different fate

The first 'Marlboro Man' on television died after never smoking a day in his life. Other cigarette mascots have met a different fate

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Robert Norris, the first Marlboro Man to appear on television, died at age 90.
Norris served as the popular icon for Marlboro cigarettes for more than decade, though he was never a smoker.
He quit the campaign due to concerns that he was setting a bad example for his children.
At least five men who appeared in Marlboro advertisements have died of smoking-related illnesses.
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Robert "Bob" Norris never smoked a day in his life, but for more than a decade he served as the face of most popular cigarette brand in America: Marlboro.
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