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Cecil B. DeMille
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Filmmaker
    (August 12, 1881-January 21, 1959)
    Directed two versions of the 'Ten Commandments' (1923, 1956); did the voice of God in the second one
    Filmed the movie 'The Squaw Man,' three times (1913, 18, 31)
    Directed 'Samson and Delilah,' 'Reap the Wild Wind,' 'Cleopatra,' 'Crusades,' 'North West Mounted Police' and 'Adam's Rib'
    One of 36 founders of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences'
    Founded Mercury Aviation Company (1919)
    Designed the famous 'Brown Derby' restaurant (1929)
    He called actor, Victor Mature, '100% yellow' for refusing to do a dangerous stunt.
    Despite being married, he had adulterous affairs with other women.
    He once told his staff: 'You are here to please me. Nothing else on Earth matters.'
    He was known as a tyrannical, power obsessed director.
    He cast his mistress Julia Faye in almost every film he made.
    He had a very short temper.
    He was known for firing cast and crew members for minor things.
    He made three film versions of the same story, 'The Squaw Man,' without substantial changes.
    He was willing to show the actors how to do their stunts.
    He adopted a boy and girl.
    He was married to the same woman for 60 years.
    He said: 'The public is always right.'
    His movies are so in grained in peoples' minds, that when he took liberties in these movies, they were believed to be true.
    The Republican party nominated him as their candidate for senator in California, but he turned them down (1937).
    He designed the military uniforms worn by many of his actors.
    He liked working with unknown actors.
    He launched many acting careers.
    He directed the first feature film in Hollywood, 'The Squaw Man' (1914).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 44 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 122 Votes: 59.84% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 20 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 60 Votes: 56.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 44.12% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 85 Votes: 48.24% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 120 Votes: 50.83% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 209 Votes: 51.67% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 277 Votes: 45.49% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 623 Votes: 49.28% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1731 Votes: 52.51% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3176 Votes: 48.77% Annoying
 
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