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Pat Loud

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The Resume

    (October 4, 1926- )
    Born in United States
    Birth name was Patricia Claire Russell
    Matriarch of the Loud Family
    Married Bill Loud on March 1, 1950 (divorced in 1973)
    Featured on American Family (PBS, 1973)
    Appeared on 'An American Family Revisited: The Louds 10 Years Later' (1983)
    Wrote 'Pat Loud: A Woman’s Story' (1974) and 'Lance Out Loud' (2012)

Why she might be annoying:

    Before Sharon Osbourne and Kris Jenner there was Pat Loud.
    She could be stern and sarcastic on camera.
    She openly argued with her husband and threw him out of the house in front of cameras.
    Her divorce from Bill Loud played out in a very public manner.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She earned degrees in world history and English literature at Stanford.
    She was understanding and supportive when her son Lance came out as gay.
    Lance later died of Hepatitis C complications (2003).
    She was portrayed by Diane Lane in the film 'Cinema Veritas.'
    She appeared in numerous women's magazines and became a literary agent.
    Her documented separation and subsequent divorce from her husband was revolutionary for the time and made her a feminist folk hero.
    She was close with Alan and Susan Raymond (who filmed the show), and together they filmed 'A Death in An American Family,' documenting Lance's last year of life.

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying