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Norman Lear

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The Resume

    (July 27, 1922-December 5, 2023)
    Born in New Haven, Connecticut
    Produced the TV shows 'All in the Family,' 'Sanford and Son,' 'Maude,' 'Good Times,' 'One Day at a Time' 'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman' and 'The Martha Raye Show'
    Produced the movies 'The Princess Bride' and 'Fried Green Tomatoes'
    Wrote 'Scared Stiff,' 'All in the Family' and 'Fernwood 2Nite'
    Developed the TV series 'The Jeffersons'

Why he might be annoying:

    He is extremely political.
    His ex-wife, Frances Lear, got $112 million dollars in their divorce settlement.
    He called Jimmy Carter's administration a 'complete disaster' (1980).
    Along with David Hayden (Internet entrepreneur - Critical Path), he purchased an original copy of the Declaration of Independence for $8.14 million (2001).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He practically owned the prime time network television ratings throughout the '70s.
    He went beyond writing about his own lifestyle ('The Jeffersons,' 'Sanford and Son' and 'Maude').
    He was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton (1999).
    He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame (1984).
    He's pretty fly for a white guy.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 129 Votes: 20.93% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 20 Votes: 10.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 69.23% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 135 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 30 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 45 Votes: 35.56% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 49 Votes: 40.82% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 102 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 141 Votes: 50.35% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 401 Votes: 62.84% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 258 Votes: 46.12% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 487 Votes: 47.84% Annoying