Patrick Reynolds, grandson of tobacco’s RJ Reynolds, is an anti-smoking advocate, operates an anti-smoking organization, and tours the world speaking out against smoking

Patrick Reynolds (activist)

For other people named Patrick Reynolds, see Patrick Reynolds (disambiguation).

Patrick Cleveland Reynolds (born December 2, 1948) is an American anti-smoking activist and former actor.

Born in Miami Beach, Florida, he is the grandson of the tobacco company founder, R. J. Reynolds, and speaks of how he believes his family business has killed millions, including his own father, R. J. Reynolds, Jr., and half brother, R.J. Reynolds III (also known as Richard J Reynolds III). He is a frequent speaker on the dangers of smoking, and founded a non-profit organization dedicated to anti-tobacco campaigning.

Social activism

I consider myself the white sheep of my family

Reynolds, 1986

In April 1986, Reynolds went with a friend… Continue Reading