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Emmett Kelly
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Clown
    (December 9, 1898-March 28, 1979)
    Portrayed the clown tramp 'Weary Willy'
    Performed with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus
    Appeared as himself in 'The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)'
    Mascot for the Brooklyn Dodgers (during the 1956 season)
    Inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame (1989)
    He was a failed cartoonist, who actually drew clowns.
    He usually appeared in sad-face makeup and tattered clothing.
    His act was trying to sweep up the spotlight.
    He was a friggin' clown, who wrote an autobiography.
    He was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians, even though he was born in Kansas.
    He named his son Emmett Kelly, Jr.
    He was named in honor of Irish poet Robert Emmett.
    He was loved by kids and adults alike.
    He made weary Americans during the Great Depression forget their troubles and laugh.
    The Emmett Kelly Museum was built in his honor in his hometown of Sedan.
    He is the most famous and recognizable clowns of all time.

Credit: Ratman


    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 46 Votes: 39.13% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 20 Votes: 10.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 33 Votes: 42.42% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 39 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 119 Votes: 48.74% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 415 Votes: 40.48% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 234 Votes: 48.29% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 134 Votes: 55.22% Annoying
 
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