(October 1, 1909-August 6, 1965)
Best known as Mr. Bernstein in 'Citizen Kane (1941)'
Acted in 'Journey Into Fear (1942),' 'The Lady from Shanghai (1947),' 'Prince of Foxes (1949),' 'The Desert Fox (1951),' 'Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956),' 'Patterns (1956)' and 'The Disorderly Orderly (1964)'
Why he might be annoying
He left the University of Pennsylvania to become an actor.
His acting career initially drew many negative reviews.
He never became leading film actor, probably because of his looks.
He portrayed Hitler on radio on several occasions.
He killed himself by a barbiturate overdose at age 55 (1965).
Why he might not be annoying
He was a very prolific radio actor, performing in over 15,000 broadcasts.
He was a prominent member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theater Players.
He wrote unused lyrics to the 'Andy Griffith Show' whistling theme.
He committed suicide because he began losing his vision.
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 28 Votes: 39.29% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 33 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 99 Votes: 49.49% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 120 Votes: 51.67% Annoying
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