(October 13, 1915-October 16, 1989)
Starred in 'Manila Calling,' 'A Song to Remember,' 'Leave Her to Heaven,' 'Forever Amber,' and 'The Greatest Show on Earth'
Died of leukemia
Why he might be annoying
His name sounds like a vegetable.
He was divorced twice.
He fathered a child in each of those marriages.
At the time of his death he was in the midst of writing his autobiography, 'My Very Wilde Life,' leaving it incomplete.
He worked in the toy department of Macy's in New York.
He was chosen for the 1936 US Olympic fencing team, but turned it down to pursue an acting career.
Why he might not be annoying
On stage he performed the role of Tybalt, in Laurence Olivier's 'Romeo and Juliet,' which led to a Warner Brothers offer.
As a student he was an over achiever.
He graduated high school at fourteen.
He spoke Hungarian, French, German, English, Italian, and Russian.
He made a memorable guest appearance as himself in an episode of 'I Love Lucy,' in which Lucy sneaks into his hotel room and ends up dangling off his balcony by a bed sheet.
He received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for playing composer, Fredric Chopin, in 'A Song to Remember.'
He was very athletic and always in excellent shape.
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 70 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 50 Votes: 38.00% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 37 Votes: 56.76% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 76 Votes: 59.21% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 135 Votes: 47.41% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 102 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
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