Wayne McLaren (12 September 1940 – 22 July 1992) was an American actor. Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works In 1976, he did promotional work for the famous Marlboro cigarette advertising campaign as the "Marlboro Man". Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Marlboro is a brand of Cigarette made by Philip Morris USA (a branch of Altria) within the US and by Philip Morris International (now separate Tobacco advertising is the promotion of Tobacco use (typically Cigarette smoking) by the Tobacco industry through a variety of An advertising campaign is a series of Advertisement messages that share a single idea and theme which make up an integrated marketing communication (IMC The Marlboro Man is (or in many areas was part of a Tobacco advertising campaign for Marlboro cigarettes. He smoked a pack-and-a-half every day before developing lung cancer at the age of 49. Tobacco Smoking is the inhalation of smoke from burned dried or cured leaves of the Tobacco plant most often in the form of a Cigarette. Lung cancer is a Disease of uncontrolled Cell growth in tissues of the Lung. Chemotherapy and the removal of one of his lungs did not stop the cancer spreading to his brain, killing him two years after the initial diagnosis. Chemotherapy, in its most general sense refers to treatment of disease by chemicals that kill cells specifically those of micro-organisms or Cancer. lung is the essential Respiration organ in air-breathing Animals including most Tetrapods a few Fish and a few Snails The most primitive Cancer (medical term Malignant Neoplasm) is a class of Diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled
McLaren started an anti-smoking campaign after learning of his condition. Just before his death, a television spot was filmed showing images of him appearing as the cowboy juxtaposed with those of him on his hospital bed; his brother, Charles McLaren, gave a voiceover about the dangers of smoking, and noted that the tobacco industry promoted an 'independent lifestyle', before finally summarizing 'Lying there with all those tubes in you, how independent can you really be?' 
During the time of McLaren's anti-smoking activism, Philip Morris denied that McLaren ever appeared in a Marlboro ad. A cowboy is an animal Herder who tends Cattle on Ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback and often performs a multitude of The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth preparation for sale shipment advertisement and distribution of Tobacco and tobacco-related It later partially backed off from that claim to maintain that while he did appear in Marlboro ads, he was not the Marlboro Man.