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Paul Winfield

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The Resume

    (May 22, 1941-March 7, 2004)
    Birth name Paul Edwards (?)
    Died at 62 of a heart attack
    Acted in 'Second to Die (2001),' 'Vegas, City of Dreams (2001),' 'Knockout (2000),' 'Relax... It's Just Sex (1998),' 'Mars Attacks! (1996),' 'At the River I Stand (1993),' 'Irresistible Force (1993),' 'Dennis the Menace (1993),' 'Blue City (1986),' 'Under Siege (1986),' 'Terminator (1984),' 'Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982),' 'Carbon Copy (1981),' 'Angel City (1980),' 'A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978),' 'Damnation Alley (1977),' 'Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977),' 'Huckleberry Finn (1974),' 'Sounder (1972),' 'Brother John (1971)' and 'R.P.M. (1970)'
    Portrayed Paul Cameron on 'Julia,' Sam on 'Touched by an Angel,' Derron Holloway on 'L.A. Law,' Julian Barlow on '227' and Isaac Twine on 'Wiseguy'

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a closeted gay.
    He kept his private life a secret.
    Although gay, he lived with actress Cicely Tyson.
    He became very despondent when his longtime lover of thirty years, Charles Gillan, Jr. died (March 5, 2002).
    He and his lover enjoyed fixing up homes.
    He bred pug dogs.
    He collected ceramic dogs.
    He turned down a scholarship to Yale.
    He attended four different colleges at left school six credits short of a degree.

Why he might not be annoying:

    The one word to describe Paul Winfield was 'dignified.'
    He was raised primarily by a single mom until he was eight.
    He played the cello.
    He spoke out for civil rights and against diabetes and obesity.
    He took on his stepfather's last name of Winfield when he was eight.
    He appeared in the mini-series 'Roots: The Next Generations' (1979).
    He portrayed Don King in the 1995 TV movie called 'Tyson.'
    He starred as Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1978 TV mini-series 'King' He won an Emmy for his role on 'Picket Fences' (1995).
    He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Sounder (1972).

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 9 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 7 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 14 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 92 Votes: 41.30% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 30.77% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 48 Votes: 60.42% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 65 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 43 Votes: 32.56% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 105 Votes: 43.81% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 143 Votes: 47.55% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 350 Votes: 42.00% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 322 Votes: 41.61% Annoying