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Famous smokers

Published on February 8th, 2012 00:00

Smoking is apart of history, of culture and life. This was and is one of most practiced way of expressing self personality.

Lightening of tobacco always gain a high demand in art and cinematography. It is smoked in movies, it is smoked on theatre' stages, because this occupation express that what cannot be said in words. Imagine how will look Casablanca if there wouldn't be smoke. Same is for Scarlet and other great films.

Identical situation is for theatres. Such great play "12 Angry Men" will lose all its charm if there would absent tobacco.

Living in a creativity environment, every creator became a part of that world. Smoke offer to people that feeling that they so need. Thus can be explained why so many famous people used to light up tobacco. For some of them this process became a self expression of persona.

List of renowned personalities who smoke is very large. Tobacco was used by people of different professions: beginning with singers, designers, actors, authors, coaches, writers and others.

From smoking male personalities can be mentioned the following: singer Ryan Adams, American singer Paul Banks, showman Don Johnson that smoked Lucky Strike, singer and songwriter David Bowie with preferences for Marlboro, author Herman Brusselmans that likes L&M cig' brand, football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, American poet and writer Charles Bukowski that smoked Pall Mall cigs, Nick Cave singer and songwriter that likes Marlboro Lights, singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain, famous American actor and icon James Dean that used to light up around 2 packs of Chesterfield per day, Bob Dylan - American singer song writer, Beatles' member George Harrison, Saul Hudson more widely known as Slash, is a guitarist that was a great adherent of Marlboro cigarettes, singer Joe Jackson, English Formula One driver James Hunt that used to light up on the victory podium, chain smoker of Camel brand was Edward R. Murrow, Al Pacino, also US president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frank Sinatra and his always near pack of Camels, along with singer and songwriter Elliott Smith that also prefer Camel fag, American composer and musician Frank Zappa famous for his coffee and Camel cig preferences. For all this personalities tobacco cigarettes were a part of their life and their activities.

For women light up as well was and is a wide spread habit. Smoking women was always seen as more alluring and self-reliant personalities. And cigarettes itself can characterize inner nature of women. From world- famous ladies that like tobacco are Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Christina Applegate, Natalie Appleton, Victoria Beckham, Charlotte Church, Nikki Cox, Sheryl Crow, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kim Director, Shannen Doherty, Amanda Donohoe, Minnie Driver, Shelley Duvall, Lauren Hutton, Samantha Janus, Milla Jolovich, Anna Kournikova, Britney Spears, Liv Tyler, Frederique van der Wal, Donatella Versace, Kate Winslet, Catherine Zeta-Jones and others. All this celebrities used to smoke Marlboro cigarette.

There are adherents of Camel brand as, Drew Barrymore, Beverly D'Angelo, Alison, Eastwood Edie, Falco, Linda Hamilton, Anne Heche, Kate Hudson, Sylvia Kristel, Catherine McCormack, Gwyneth Paltrow, Parker Posey, Barbara Rudnik, Winona Ryder, Julia Stiles and Deborah Kara Unger.

From lovers of Salem cigarettes can be mentioned Lynda Carter, Cher, Judy Garland, Jennie Garth, Jackie Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor and Natalie Wood.

Angelina Jolie, Milla Jovovich, Christina Ricci and Daphne Zuniga used to smoke Parliament fags.

And this can be completed with other personality's names that used to smoke as expression of personal style and nature.

In the end can be concluded that cigarette and art are two things that always time together and complete each other.