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David L. Lander
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    (June 22, 1947-December 4, 2020)
    Birth name is David Landau
    Resides in Woodland Hill, California
    Famed for portraying Andrew 'Squiggy' Squiggmann on 'Laverne & Shirley'
    Portrayed Tim Pinkle on 'Twin Peaks'
    Acted in 'Christmas with the Kranks' (2004), 'Scary Movie' (2000), 'Man with One Red Shoe' (1985), 'Pandemonium' (1982), 'Used Cars' (1980), 'Wholly Moses!' (1980), '1941' (1979) and 'Cracking Up' (1977)
    Authored 'Fall Down Laughing: How Squiggy Caught Multiple Sclerosis and Didn't Tell Nobody'
    5% owner of baseball's minor league Portland Beavers
    He is so typecast as Squiggy, that it has became his nickname.
    He is just 5'3.
    He is divorced.
    He married his second wife a year after his divorce.
    He kept his multiple sclerosis a secret until 1999.
    He had all his mercury fillings replaced with gold, in hopes that it may help curb his MS.
    Les Carpenter of the Seattle Times labeled his Squiggy portrayal 'the most annoying television character ever created' (May 16, 2004).
    In his first six years in baseball scouting, not one player he signed made it to the major.
    Jim Rome said it was absurd that he was a scout.
    He keeps score at every baseball game he sees and collects all his score books.
    He and his second wife spent their honeymoon, going to spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
    He originally wrote for 'Laverne and Shirley' before acting on it.
    He and Michael McKean created Lenny and Anthony, which was later brought to TV as Lenny and Squiggy on 'Laverne and Shirley.'
    He portrayed his Squiggy character on 'The Simpsons' and 'Saturday Night Live.'
    He lent his voice to a number of cartoons.
    He portrayed a ferengi on 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'
    He graduated the School of Performing Arts and NYU.
    He has multiple sclerosis (May 1984).
    Before he was diagnosed with MS he was running on stage to do Hollywood Squares and his legs gave out. He turned it into a joke prat fall.
    He is spokesperson for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
    His reason for keeping his MS a secret was 'How many parts are there for a 36-year-old Jew in a wheelchair?'
    Because he kept his MS a secret, many thought he was an alcoholic. He felt ok with that because Hollywood forgives alcoholics not cripples.
    He read a number of books about MS and realized they were serious and devoid of any humor.
    He was a Pittsburgh Pirate fan since age 4.
    The Pittsburgh Pirates dedicated their 1979 season to him and won the World Series (1979).
    He assisted Bill James on his first Baseball Abstract (1977).
    He scouted for the Seattle Mariners and the Anaheim Angels.
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 233 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 233 Votes: 48.50% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 15 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 9 Votes: 11.11% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 40.74% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 56 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 59 Votes: 37.29% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 61 Votes: 52.46% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 154 Votes: 43.51% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 94 Votes: 27.66% Annoying
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