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Bud Abbott
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Comedian
    (October 2, 1895-April 24, 1974)
    Birth name is William Abbott
    Straight man of the comedy team Abbott and Costello (1931-1957)
    Appeared with Costello in over 17 films, including 'One Eye in the Tropics (1940),' 'Buck Privates (1941),' 'The Naughty Nineties (1945),' 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)' and 'Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)'
    Starred on radio's 'The Abbott and Costello Show' (1941-1949) and a TV show of the same name (1952-1954)
    Jewish
    He wore a toupee.
    He dropped out of school to work in carnivals.
    He and Costello had a hard time getting along (just like little kids).
    He originally received 60% of the team's earnings.
    He became a heavy drinker in an attempt to control his epilepsy.
    He lost almost all his money to the I.R.S. after tax problems.
    Over 30 years after being married in a Christian ceremony, he and his wife remarried in a Jewish one (1950).
    He adopted two kids.
    His agility made him a respectable physical comedian.
    He and Costello raised a record $89 million in bonds during World War II.
    He was married to the same woman, until his death, for over 55 years.
    Despite his animosity towards Costello, he refused to ever work with another partner.
    He suffered from epilepsy.
    He died following two strokes and a battle with cancer.

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    In 2018, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
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    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 31 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 53 Votes: 39.62% Annoying
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    In 2008, Out of 75 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 99 Votes: 50.51% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 212 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 160 Votes: 45.00% Annoying
 
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