Dedicated to the Memory of's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
In The News
Voting Station
John List
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
    (September 17, 1925-March 21, 2008)
    Born in Bay City, Michigan
    Murdered his wife, Helen, his mother, Alma, and his three children, Patricia, John, Jr., and Frederick (November 9, 1971)
    Captured 18 years later living under the name Robert Clark (June 1, 1989)
    Caught after being profiled on 'America's Most Wanted'
    Show featured an uncannily accurate bust by forensic artist Frank Bender projecting what List would look like
    After his mother gave him power of attorney, he embezzled from her accounts to cover his expenses.
    Shortly before the murders, he asked the children if they would prefer to be buried or cremated.
    After killing his mother, his wife and two of his children, he casually ate lunch.
    He then went to watch son John, Jr., at a soccer game, drove him home and shot him ten times.
    In a creepy touch, he left a recording of an organ playing religious music on the house intercom.
    In a letter to his pastor, he said there was too much evil in the world and he killed his family to save their souls.
    For a while, he was considered a suspect in the D. B. Cooper skyjacking case.
    In an interview with Connie Chung (2002), he said he expected to be reunited with his family in Heaven.
    His father always referred to him as 'the boy.'
    He served with the Army in World War II.
    He was a fan of 'America's Most Wanted' and encouraged his friends to watch it.
    'The Usual Suspects' screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie used List as the inspiration for Keyser Soze.

Credit: C. Fishel

    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 22 Votes: 31.82% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 167 Votes: 59.88% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 76 Votes: 46.05% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 32 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 19 Votes: 73.68% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 26 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 57 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 85 Votes: 68.24% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 188 Votes: 78.72% Annoying
Annoying Collections
Site News