Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
John Bunny
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Actor
    (September 21, 1863-April 26, 1915)
    Born in New York City, New York
    Vaudeville and silent film star
    Made over 100 silent short comedies for Vitagraph Studios
    He performed in blackface in minstrel shows.
    He insured his face for $100,000.
    He was disliked by other Vitagraph actors, who found him arrogant, bad tempered and difficult to work with.
    He is sometimes falsely credited with being the first person to play Santa Claus on screen.
    He said, 'I did not aim to be a comedian, but nature was against me. How could I hope to play Romeo with a figure like mine?'
    He was one of the first actors who was already successful on the stage to make the transition to films.
    He was the American cinema's first major comedian.
    He was called 'the most famous face in the world.'
    He was dubbed 'Monsieur Cinema' by the French.

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 69 Votes: 79.71% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News