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Lorne Greene

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The Resume

    (February 12, 1915-September 11, 1987)
    Portrayed Ben Cartwright on 'Bonanza' (1959-1973) and Commander Adama on 'Battlestar Galactica'
    Starred in 'Keep Your Mouth Shut' (1944), 'Othello' (1953), 'Peyton Place' (1957), 'Earthquake' (1974), 'Roots' (1977), 'Code Red' (1981), 'Heidi's Song' (1982), 'Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter' (1986) and 'The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory' (1987)

Why he might be annoying:

    He was divorced.
    His middle name was Hyman.
    His first film role was the voice of a talking skull.
    His nickname was, 'The Voice of Doom.'
    He was in the TV series, 'Battlestar Galactica,' a blatant ripoff of, 'Star Wars.'
    He advertised Alpo dog food, singing it's praises how it was made from real beef, tasted great, and was extremely nutritious, while never taking a single bite of it himself.
    His name sounds like a landscaping company, 'Lawn Green.'

Why he might not be annoying:

    His character on 'Bonanza,' Ben Cartwright, was named the #2 Greatest TV Dad of all time by TV Guide.
    He got his nickname, because he was tasked with reading the negative reports from World War II on Canadian radio.
    His voice, while powerful and authorititve, was also calm and soothing.

Credit: Melonhead

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 55 Votes: 34.55% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 91 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 117 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 88 Votes: 43.18% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 81 Votes: 56.79% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 138 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 38 Votes: 71.05% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 31 Votes: 6.45% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 196 Votes: 47.45% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 76 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 76 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 109 Votes: 56.88% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 88 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 53 Votes: 32.08% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 268 Votes: 44.03% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 145 Votes: 40.69% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 306 Votes: 43.14% Annoying