'Most interesting man in the world' sued by former agent

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Jonathan Goldsmith, known everywhere as the "most interesting man in the world" thanks to appearances in Dos Equis advertisements, is now facing a breach-of-contract lawsuit from his former talent agency over alleged failure to pay commissions.

"There is nothing interesting about being a deadbeat or failing to pay those directly responsible for one's career success," states the complaint from Jordan Lee, Inc. "As it now turns out, had Goldsmith landed a role that more accurately portray[ed] his true character, he would have landed the role of 'The Least Honorable Man in the Entertainment Business.'"

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MANCHESTER CENTER, VT - JANUARY 10: Jonathan Goldsmith, a.k.a. 'The Most Interesting Man in the World,' the cult-like figure in the highly popular Dos Equis beer commercials, lives a quiet life in the woods in Manchester Center, Vt. He is trying to remake himself as the leading advocate for removing land mines and cleaning up the legacy of war in combat zones around the world. (Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
MANCHESTER CENTER, VT - JANUARY 10: Jonathan Goldsmith, a.k.a. 'The Most Interesting Man in the World,' the cult-like figure in the highly popular Dos Equis beer commercials, lives a quiet life in the woods in Manchester Center, Vt. He is trying to remake himself as the leading advocate for removing land mines and cleaning up the legacy of war in combat zones around the world. (Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Actor Jonathan Goldsmith arrives at EA's 'Need For Speed Hot Pursuit' launch party at Avalon on November 16, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY -AUGUST 21: Jonathan Goldsmith is seen on August 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by David Krieger/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 21: Jonathan Goldsmith (R) and his wife Barbara attend the HRTS Hitmakers Cable Reality: 'Unscripted on Cable: The State of the Business' event at the Beverly Hilton on April 21, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
Jonathan Goldsmith serves food at the Los Angeles Mission and Anne Douglas Center's Thanksgiving meal for the homeless at Los Angeles Mission on November 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dr. Billy Ingram/WireImage)
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The lawsuit filed in L.A. Superior Court alleges that Goldsmith's relationship with the talent agency changed after his wife stopped working for the plaintiff. However, it's not clear when that happened. And Goldsmith, who got the Dos Equis role in 2006 is said to have "continued" paying commissions up until November 2014.

Now almost a year later, the plaintiff is going to court for its 10 percent of ongoing commissions from Goldsmith's work.

The "most interesting man in the world" is said to be on track for $929,000 in gross earnings this year from those Dos Equis ads, passing the $1 million gross earnings mark in 2016.

We've reached out to Goldsmith's reps and will update with any response.

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