Eric Lawson, best known for portraying the Marlboro Man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 72.
Lawson died on Jan. 10 at his California home from respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), his wife Susan said.
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Prepare to see Uncle Jesse like you've never seen him before. On Tuesday's The New Normal, typical ladies' man John Stamos begins his guest arc as Brice, a new co-worker of Jane's (Ellen Barkin) with an indeterminate sexuality. Gay, straight, or something in between — you'll have to wait until the episode airs to find out. But one thing we will reveal is that, no matter Brice's sexuality, Stamos and Barkin do get a little hot 'n heavy!
Gary Collins has passed away at the age of 74.
The TV actor and host died a little before 1 a.m. Saturday morning in Biloxi, Miss. of natural causes, TMZ reports.