Things You Didn’t Know About “The Most Interesting Man”

The Most Interesting Man

If you meme your “Most Interesting Man” moments with booze-filled bravado, know these things about the man behind the legend.

1.

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He is a Jewish guy from the Bronx.

2.

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His name is Jonathan Goldsmith.

3.

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He is 72 years old.

4.

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He has a house in Vermont.

5.

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He wears tasseled loafers and polo sweaters.

6.

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He drinks Chianti.

7.

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He is not a sports fan.

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8.

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He prefers philosophers and has a large library.

9.

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His wife got him the Dos Equis gig.

10.

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The “Most Interesting Man” character was inspired by actor Fernando Llamas – the father of Lorenzo Llamas.

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11.

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He likes an early lunch in Midtown.

12.

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He was that guy on TV… the one who got killed in “Bonanza” and “Knots Landing.”

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And now he’s “THAT GUY.” The one who gets recognized walking down the street in his tasseled loafers.

Source: The New Yorker