(February 27, 1940-May 21, 2011)
Born in Kew, Victoria, Australia
Portrayed Len Maguire in 'Newsfront (1978)' and Major Barton in 'Gallipoli (1981)'
Other credits include '27A' (1974), 'Scales of Justice' (1983), 'Strictly Ballroom' (1992), 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994), 'Muriel's Wedding' (1994) and 'Australia' (2008)
Why he might be annoying
His record in the 100 yard freestyle swimming competition was broken ten minutes later.
His bout with meningitis hampered his hopes of joining the Australian swim team in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
He was twice divorced.
His name sounds very generic.
He was a smoker and a alcoholic.
He appeared in Prime Minister Paul Keating’s controversial working Nation Advertisements.
Why he might not be annoying
He was a champion swimmer.
He won two Australian Film Institute Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He lent his voice to Phillip Sherman, the evil dentist in the 2003 Disney/Pixar film 'Finding Nemo.'
In 2001, he was awarded the Centenary Medal for service to acting.
In the 60’s he would treat aboriginal actors as normal people at a time when few did.
He said, 'As long as the director told me where to stand, and what to say, I was happy.'
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In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 72.22% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
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