The Top 100 Cigar Smokers of the Twentieth Century
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Vince McMahon, Nov/Dec 99
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57 MARLENE DIETRICH The highest-paid actress of her time, the glamorous Dietrich was one of the first Hollywood sex symbols and was often seen on-screen with a smoke.
58 THOMAS "TIP" O'NEILL At staff meetings, the House speaker would fill his closed office with smoke from his Churchills.
59 DARRYL ZANUCK The Habanos-chomping 20th Century Fox mogul brought the world such memorable films as The Grapes of Wrath.
60 DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR. The smoking screen legend's career spanned silent movies, sound pictures and TV, including the show "Douglas Fairbanks Presents."
61 W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM The author who penned Of Human Bondage once wrote that the only resolution of his youth he kept was to smoke a cigar following lunch and dinner.
62 ELVIS PRESLEY The king of rock and roll was immortalized on his own cigar last year, 21 years after his death.
63 MILTON HERSHEY The famed candy maker smoked eight to 10 cigars a day, a habit he continued when he moved to Cuba to produce sugar.
64 ALFRED HITCHCOCK The master of suspense, who gave us such thrillers as North by Northwest, Psycho and The Birds, was frequently seen with his trademark bowler hat and cigar.
65 FIORELLO LA GUARDIA The New York mayor known for fighting corruption and organized crime generally left his cigar band on while smoking.
66 TOM SELLECK One of the best times to smoke a cigar is while he's reading a script, says the former star of "Magnum, P.I." And one of the best cigars he smokes is a Montecristo No. 2.
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