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Dick Cavett

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TV Personality

The Resume

    (November 19, 1936- )
    Writer on the Johnny Carson Tonight Show
    Narrator of 'The Rocky Horror Show' on Broadway (2000)
    Hosted the late night talk show, 'The Dick Cavett Show'
    Appeared as himself in 'Simon,' 'Annie Hall,' 'Moon over Parador,' 'Frequency,' 'Barbarians at the Gate,' 'Nightmare on Elm Street 3,' 'Funny' and 'Forrest Gump'

Why he might be annoying:

    He is a manic depressive.
    While taping his talk show, he noticed that guest (and health food guru), J. Rodale, who claimed he would live to 100, appeared to be sleeping.
    He made a joke about it and it turned out, Rodale, 72 was dead of a heart attack (January, 1971).
    He is pompous and enjoys showing off his vocabulary.
    He was sued for $35 million by producer, James Moscovitz, when he failed to honor a contract to do radio shows.
    The producer said that his excuses ranged from flu to pneumonia to manic depression (1997).
    He speaks in a monotone voice.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He graduated from Yale.
    He is married for over 45 years to Carrie Nye (1964).
    On his talk show, actress Barbara Hershey pulled out her boob to breast feed her child.
    He has skin cancer.
    He has a great sense of humor about himself.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2022, Out of 135 Votes: 45.93% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 103 Votes: 51.46% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 145 Votes: 42.07% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 51 Votes: 45.10% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 25 Votes: 64.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 25 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 40.74% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 42 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 42 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 115 Votes: 51.30% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 156 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 225 Votes: 60.89% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 283 Votes: 62.90% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 749 Votes: 51.40% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1685 Votes: 68.37% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3086 Votes: 54.18% Annoying