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Joseph Strick
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Filmmaker
    (July 6, 1923-June 1, 2010)
    Born in Braddock, Pennsylvania
    Director, producer and screenwriter
    Notable credits include 'The Big Break (1953),' 'The Savage Eye (1960),' 'Ulysses (1967),' 'Ring of Bright Water (1969),' and 'Never Cry Wolf (1983)'
    He was divorced.
    He was fired from the production of the film 'Justine (1969),' and was replaced by George Cukor.
    He unsuccessfully lobbied the Motion Picture Association of America to lower the rating of his film 'Tropic of Cancer (1970)' from an 'X' to an a 'R' or 'M' rating.
    As a result, the film bombed at the box office.
    He served in the US Army during World War II.
    In 1977, he invented the usage of six-axis motion simulators as entertainment systems and applied it to new machines used now in Disney theme parks as 'Star Tours.'
    He helped commission architect Oscar Niemeyer's only building erected in North America.
    His film 'Interviews with My Lai Veterans (1970)' won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject.

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    In 2018, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 7 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
 
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