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Mary Pickford

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Actress

The Resume

    (April 8, 1892-May 29, 1979)
    America's Sweetheart
    Starred in over 200 movies, produced over 25, and wrote 10 (1908-1935)
    First Hollywood superstar
    Starred in 'The Little Darling,' 'Poor Little Rich Girl,' 'Pollyanna,' 'The Taming of the Shrew' and 'Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley'
    First person to receive an Oscar for a sound film, Coquette (1928/29)
    Divorced from Douglas Fairbanks
    Died of a cerebral hemorrhage (1979)

Why she might be annoying:

    America's Sweetheart was born in Canada.
    She had a face-lift.
    She gained international recognition mostly because Russian distributors illegally made copies of her films (over 100 different ones), selling them for showcasing all over Europe.
    She reportedly intended on having all of her films destroyed after her death (but was talked out of the idea).
    She was difficult to negotiate a contract with and became too expensive to hire.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She was the first person in history to become a millionaire from a career in acting.
    She co-founded United Artists with D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 7 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 36 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 78 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 60 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 62 Votes: 67.74% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 136 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 192 Votes: 48.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 47 Votes: 61.70% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 115 Votes: 50.43% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 58 Votes: 36.21% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 87 Votes: 52.87% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 263 Votes: 36.12% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 55 Votes: 38.18% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 171 Votes: 43.86% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 119 Votes: 45.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 56.33% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 322 Votes: 46.27% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 622 Votes: 47.59% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1806 Votes: 50.61% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 6960 Votes: 49.78% Annoying