Famous People Who Smoke Cigars
Who is the most famous person who smokes cigars? Hard to say but you will find many comedians, actors, coaches, and even presidents that have been known for their love of cigars. Check out some of these famous cigar smokers through history.
Angelina Jolie is an American actress who has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards. Jolie promotes humanitarian causes, noted for her work with refugees as a Goodwill Ambassador for the U.N. She has been cited as one of the world’s most attractive people, for which she has received substantial media attention.
Throughout his long life, Churchill nourished England with his battlefield bravery, political courage and prolific writing, and nourished himself with the best food, drink and cigars he could find. The man for whom the imposing Churchill cigar size is named smoked eight to 10 cigars a day, primarily Cuban brand.
President John F. Kennedy
When you’re the president of the United States, you can get just about anything you’d like. What the 35th president wanted was a bunch of Cuban cigars. He gave his press secretary less than 24 hours to round them up. JFK had a pressing reason for procuring the stash quickly. He was about to sign an embargo prohibiting any Cuban products from entering the country, including his beloved cigars.
Maja Von Hohenzollern
Her Royal Highness, Maja Synke Princess of Hohenzollern, was born in 1971 in Dresden, Germany. One of the most distinguished High Profile Members of the European Aristocracy. Related to most leading noble families of Europe.
John Carroll O’Connor
American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. Known at first for playing the role of Major General Colt in the 1970 movie Kelly’s Heroes, he later found fame as the bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971 to 1979) and Archie Bunker’s Place (1979 to 1983)
Austrian and American former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, investor, and politician. Schwarzenegger served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. He’s not “just” a movie star, albeit one of the most famous, recognizable people in the world, he’s also a very successful businessman, real estate mogul, and restaurateur,
The three-time Academy Award winner had been a longtime cigarette smoker when he took up golf in the early 1990s. He found himself smoking half a pack during a round to calm his nerves, so he decided to switch to cigars from around the fifth hole on. The change helped relax him, and eventually Nicholson got down to a 12 handicap.
He’s played characters like Gordon Gekko changed the way Americans looked at money. And with all that money talks comes some of the simpler pleasures like enjoying a Montecristo No.2 on his favorite golf course.
Danny De Vito
Danny Devito was introduced to Cigars by Arnold Schwarzenegger and since then has moved from Cuban Cohibas to Partagas Serie D No.4s, to Bolivars. It’s be known that once on a flight from Europe in the 1980’s he asked every single passenger if they mind if he lit up and he got their permission. He recalled that it was the move enjoyable transatlantic flight he’s ever had.
Lauren Hutton (born November 17, 1943) is an American model and actress. She is best known for her starring roles in the movies American Gigolo and Lassiter, and also for her fashion modeling career. Hutton was a Playboy bunny at age 20. The statuesque Hutton became a top fashion model, cover girl and commercial spokesperson.
Jennifer Lopez, also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, record producer, dancer, television personality, fashion designer and television producer. Lopez began her career as a dancer on the television comedy program In Living Color. Subsequently venturing into acting, she gained recognition in the 1995 action-thriller Money Train.
Heidi Klum is the current host of Project Runway, filmed at the Parsons The New School for Design. She has been featured on the covers of Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire, and became widely known after appearing on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and for her work with Victoria’s Secret as an “Angel”. Klum has hosted the 2002, 2006, 2007 and 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows.
Alfredo James “Al” Pacino born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Tony Montana in Scarface, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, a detective and a lawyer.
Blonde, bewitching American actress Jessica Collins built a career for herself in diverse films of astonishingly variable quality — from the highs of Catch Me If You Can to the lows of Dirty Love. She also maintained a steady output from the mid-’90s into the new millennium.
Tara Leigh Patrick (born April 20, 1972), professionally known as Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and many parody films including Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie and more.
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, and record producer. West first rose to fame as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he eventually achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z’s album The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson.
Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese (born Heather Renée Sweet) is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, author and actress. Von Teese appeared on a number of fetish magazine covers, including Bizarre and Marquis. Von Teese is best known for her burlesque routines and is frequently dubbed “the Queen of Burlesque” in the press.
American actor with a career in film, television, and theater since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. Hoffman has won two Academy Awards (for his performances in Kramer vs. Kramer and Rain Man), five Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, three Drama Desk Awards, a Genie Award, and an Emmy Award. Dustin Hoffman received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999.
After minor roles in film and a role in the soap opera General Hospital, Moore established her career in films such as St. Elmo’s Fire, and in the early 1990s, became one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood with her successes in Ghost, A Few Good Men, Indecent Proposal, and Disclosure. Moore took her professional name from her first husband, musician Freddy Moore, and is the mother of 3 daughters from her second marriage to actor Bruce Willis.
Mexican American film actress, director and producer. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role as Frida Kahlo in the film Frida. In July 2007 a poll found Hayek to be the “sexiest celebrity” out of a field of 3,000 celebrities (male and female); according to the poll, “65 percent of the U.S. population would use the term ‘sexy’ to describe her”.
Best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo, Pete Falk appeared in numerous films such as The Princess Bride, The Great Race and Next, and television guest roles and was nominated for an Academy Award twice (for 1960’s Murder, Inc. and 1961’s Pocketful of Miracles), and won the Emmy Award on five occasions (four for Columbo) and the Golden Globe award once.
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955), better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and musician. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles. He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series.
Cuban revolutionary and politician, having held the position of Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and then President from 1976 to 2008. He also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from the party’s foundation in 1961 until 2011. Politically a Marxist-Leninist, under his administration the Republic of Cuba was converted into a one-party socialist state.
Carlos Irwin Estevez, better known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American film and television actor. He is the youngest son of actor Martin Sheen. His character roles in films have included Chris Taylor in the 1986 Vietnam War drama Platoon, Jake Kesey in the 1986 film The Wraith, and Bud Fox in the 1987 film Wall Street.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a former American professional basketball player, active businessman, and majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called “the Great American Novel.”
American singer, actress, fashion designer, television personality, and former member of the girl group Danity Kane. O’Day has also modeled for magazines such as Blender and Playboy, and has performed on Broadway in Hairspray.
Israeli model and occasional actress, most known for her modeling work and for her relationship with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio. She was the cover model of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Refaeli began her modeling career before the age of 8 months for a baby commercial. By age 15, she was featured in campaigns for the fashion brands Castro and Pilpel.
American Australian actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia when he was 12 years old and later studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. Gibson gained very favorable notices from film critics when he first entered the cinematic scene, as well as comparisons to several classic movie stars.
American actor, screenwriter and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in action, drama, and thriller films. During the 1980s, Rourke starred in Diner, Rumble Fish, and the erotic drama 9½ Weeks, and received critical praise for his work in Barfly and Angel Heart. In 1991, Rourke, who had trained as a boxer in his early years, left acting and became a professional boxer for a period.
American method actor, director and producer. His first major film roles were in Bang the Drum Slowly and Mean Streets, both in 1973. In 1974, he played the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, a role that won him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. De Niro’s brand of method acting includes employing whatever extreme tactic he feels is necessary to elicit the best performance from those with whom he is working.
Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She achieved international recognition for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her performance in Casino.
Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964) is an American actor, producer and director, having appeared in over 60 films including Raising Arizona (1987), The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), Adaptation (2002), National Treasure (2004), Ghost Rider (2007), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), and Kick-Ass (2010).
Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist who holds Irish and American citizenship. After leaving school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration, but trained at the Drama Centre in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele (1982–87).
Kevin Spacey, CBE, (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and crooner. He grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television.
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, commonly known as Sylvester Stallone, and nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an American actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, film director and occasional painter. Stallone is known for his machismo and Hollywood action roles. Two of the notable characters he has portrayed include boxer Rocky Balboa and soldier John Rambo.
Robert John Downey, Jr
Robert John Downey, Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor. Downey made his screen debut in 1970 at the age of five when he appeared in his father’s film Pound, and has worked consistently in film and television ever since.
Anthony John “Tony” Soprano, Sr. is an Italian-American fictional character and the protagonist on the HBO television drama series The Sopranos, on which he is portrayed by James Gandolfini. For this role, Gandolfini garnered enormous praise, winning both the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series three times.
Also known by his stage name The Fresh Prince, is an American actor, producer, and rapper. He has enjoyed success in television, film and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood. Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammy Awards.
William Alan Shatner is a Canadian actor, musician, recording artist, and author. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the science fiction television series Star Trek. Shatner also played the eponymous veteran police sergeant in T. J. Hooker, hosted the reality-based television series-Rescue 911, and has since worked as a musician, author, producer, director and celebrity pitchman.
Joseph Frank “Joe” Pesci is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for playing a variety of different roles, from violent mobsters to comedic leads to quirky sidekicks. Pesci has starred in a number of high profile films including Goodfellas, Casino, Raging Bull, Once Upon a Time in America, My Cousin Vinny, JFK, Home Alone, and the Lethal Weapon series. He took a six year hiatus from acting between 1999 and 2005 before returning for a cameo in The Good Shepherd in 2006.
Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Travolta’s acting career declined in the early 1980s and continued to deteriorate for the rest of the decade. His career enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he has since continued starring in Hollywood films, including Face/Off, Ladder 49, and Wild Hogs.