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Norma Shearer

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The Resume

    (August 10, 1902-June 12, 1983)
    Died in Woodland Hills, California
    Acted in 'The Flapper (1920),' 'A Clouded Name (1923),' 'Pleasure Mad(1923),' 'Broadway After Dark (1924),' 'After Midnight (1927),' 'Their Own Desire (1929),' 'Romeo and Juliet (1936),' 'Escape (1940)' and 'Anniversary (1963)'
    Died from pneumonia

Why she might be annoying:

    She was in beauty pageants, winning one when she was fourteen.
    She was rejected for a role in 'Follies.'
    She was married to Irving G. Thalberg, who set her high up on the MGM ladder.
    Irving G. Thalberg was a control freak towards her.
    Her second husband was ten years younger than her.
    In the last decade of her life, she was in poor health and chose to retire from stardom.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She won the 1929-30 Oscar for Best Actress 'The Divorcee.'
    She married twice, first ending at her husband's death and second ending at her death.
    Her mother was actress Edith Shearer and her siblings were actress Athole Shearer and director Douglas Shearer.
    She is said to have discovered actress Janet Leigh.

Credit: Skunk Butt

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2022, Out of 9 Votes: 11.11% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 19 Votes: 5.26% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 31 Votes: 54.84% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 43 Votes: 74.42% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 94 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 65 Votes: 47.69% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 62 Votes: 35.48% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 100 Votes: 33.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 121 Votes: 44.63% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 130 Votes: 49.23% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 284 Votes: 44.37% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 328 Votes: 46.04% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 448 Votes: 43.97% Annoying