John and Yul

A survivor of lung cancer in 1964, John Wayne went on to record a series of spots in the next decade for the American Cancer Society...

Yul Brynner went him one better though, with an anti-smoking spot that ran posthumously:


Paul Duca said…
Remember that William Talman, the actor who played Hamilton Burger to Raymond Burr's Perry Mason, appeared with his family in an anti-smoking ad that ran after his death from lung cancer in 1968.

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