History of hunks: Diet Coke's leading man returns

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History of hunks: Diet Coke's leading man returns

Such was the success of the advert that in 1997, the brand repeated the concept while giving it a fresh makeover.

This time it was Robert Merrill who was the object of an office's female workers' affection. The unforgettable window washer prompted an 11.30am meeting as they arrived to watch him take his break. "I was excited to say the least. It was the job that everybody wanted. It was huge!" said Robert after the advert was released