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George E. Jessel
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Comedian
    (April 3, 1898-May 24, 1981)
    Acted in 'Reds' (1981), 'Diary of a Young Comic' (1977), 'Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood' (1976), 'Valley of the Dolls' (1967), 'Busy Body' (1967), 'It Might Be Worse' (1931), 'George Jessel and His Art Choir' (1931), 'Love, Live and Laugh' (1929), 'Lucky Boy' (1929), 'George Washington Cohen' (1928), 'Sailor Izzy Murphy' (1927), 'Ginsberg the Great' (1927), 'Private Izzy Murphy' (1926) and 'The Other Man's Wife' (1919)
    Composed 'My Mother's Eyes'
    Hosted 'The George Jessel Show' (1953-54)
    Authored his autobiography 'The World I Live In' (1975)
    Awarded Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1970)
    Hosted the Academy Awards (1937)
    Performed in the 'Jazz Singer' on Broadway
    He stopped acting in movies from 1931-1967.
    His nickname was Toastmaster General of the United States.
    He liked to dress up in military outfits.
    He performed in black face.
    He was married four times.
    He turned down the lead in 'The Jazz Singer' because of salary negotiations.
    He hung on to vaudeville, until the day he died.
    He was famed for being a public speaker, especially giving eulogies.
    He quipped 'The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.'
    He pioneered the celebrity roast.
    Dr. Zoidberg's voice on 'Futurama' is based on him.
    He concocted the Bloody Mary drink in 1927.
    He renamed Frances Gumm, Judy Garland.
    Lupe Velez became jealous that he was dating another woman, so she stabbed him in the hand.
    He was the batboy for the NY Giants.
    He had a reputation of being a lady's man.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 27 Votes: 48.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 24 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 29 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 28 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 29 Votes: 48.28% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 73 Votes: 69.86% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 96 Votes: 53.12% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 75 Votes: 42.67% Annoying
 
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