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Anita Loos
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    (April 26, 1888-August 18, 1981)
    Birth name is Corrine Anita Loos
    Wrote stories/scenarios for ‘The New York Hat (1912),' ‘The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912),' ‘The Lady in Black (1913),' ‘The Sisters (1914),' ‘His Picture in the Papers (1916),' ‘Reaching for the Moon (1917),' ‘A Virtuous Vamp (1919),' ‘Dangerous Business (1920),' ‘Polly of the Follies (1922),' and ‘Learning to Love (1925)'
    Wrote titles for ‘Intolerance (1916)'
    Wrote novels ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1925)' and ‘But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1928)'
    Wrote screenplays for ‘Red-Headed Woman (1932),' ‘San Francisco (1936),' ‘The Women (1939)' and ‘I Married an Angel (1942)'
    Wrote memoirs ‘A Girl Like I (1966)' and ‘Kiss Hollywood Goodbye (1974)'
    Her nickname was ‘Buggie.'
    She claimed to have begun writing scenarios for D.W. Griffith at age 12 (she was actually well in her 20's).
    She described Hollywood personalities as chauffeurs and maids who had risen above their stations.
    She attacked Fatty Arbuckle in print during the Virginia Rappe scandal.
    Many of her colorful anecdotes about the stars were fabricated.
    She is one of the greatest screenwriters and scenarists of all time.
    Her very first scenario ‘The New York Hat (1912),' starring Mary Pickford, was a hit.
    D.W. Griffith eventually found her writing too ‘snappy' for his tastes.
    She heavily promoted Douglas Fairbanks in his early days.
    Her title ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' poked fun at H.L. Mencken.
    Marilyn Monroe had one of her best roles in the 1953 film adaptation of 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.'
    She is famous for innumerable quips such as ‘I've always loved high style in low company.'
    Her brother Clifford founded one of the first health insurance companies in the United States.

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    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 47.22% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 83 Votes: 57.83% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 148 Votes: 50.68% Annoying
 
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