Eric Lawson Marlboro Man Joins Legacy of Death

Eric Lawson Marlboro Man Joins Legacy of Death

Eric Lawson, who portrayed the Marlboro Man on advertisements from 1972 through to 1981 joins the legacy of death which has already claimed several lives. The actor died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which resulted in respiratory failure on January 10; he was 72. Lawson’s wife, Susan, relayed that he died in their California home.