Former U.S. Representative Clint “Marlboro Man” Roberts Dies

Roberts starred in TV commercials and had some small movie roles

SOUTH DAKOTA — Former South Dakota U.S. Rep. Clint Roberts has died.

The rancher and politician was also known for being a finalist to be the Marlboro Man.

He starred in TV commercials and had a few small roles in movies.

Roberts served in the state Senate and as the state’s Secretary of Agriculture before he was elected to Congress in 1980.

He lost re-election in 1982 after South Dakota lost the district.

Clint Roberts was 82.

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