The Top 100 Cigar Smokers of the Twentieth Century
From the Print Edition:
Vince McMahon, Nov/Dec 99
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87 HARVEY KEITEL The Habanos-smoking actor staked his place in the cigar pantheon with his role as manager of a fictional Brooklyn cigar shop in the 1995 film Smoke.
88 TOM WATSON The five-time British Open champ prefers strong cigars, particularly Cohiba Robustos, Partagas 898s and H. Upmann Magnums.
89 ARTUR RUBINSTEIN The legendary pianist loved Cuban cigars, especially Montecristo No. 2s and 3s, so much that he owned a tobacco plantation in pre-Castro Cuba.
90 LUCIANO PAVAROTTI The larger-than-life tenor puffs the occasional Cuban, but prefers surprisingly small cigars, Swiss-made Villigers, which he first bought on a whim 22 years ago.
91 DENNIS HOPPER Often typecast as the maniacal bad guy, the star of Easy Rider and Apocalypse Now has appeared in ads, cigar in hand, for Punch cigars and Ebel watches.
92 STEVE FLORIO The president of media giant Condé Nast has been a cigar aficionado since his late 20s and loves to savor La Gloria Cubanas and Hoyo de Monterrey Excaliburs while sailing.
93 LEE IACOCCA The automotive icon has been known to light up a Cohiba after consummating a business deal.
94 SAMMY SOSA The Dominican-born slugger indulges in Dominican-made Sosa (of course!) and Fuente Fuente OpusX cigars.
95 NICHOLAS CAGE A cigar-smoking comic-book lover, Cage has forged a flourishing career playing offbeat characters in such films as Leaving Las Vegas.
96 GREGORY HINES A connoisseur of Davidoffs, the Broadway veteran and tap dancer extraordinaire has starred in many stage musicals, winning a coveted Tony for Jelly's Last Jam in 1992.
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