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Pernell Roberts

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The Resume

    (May 18, 1925-January 24, 2010)
    Acted in ‘Desire Under The Elms,' ‘Ride Lonesome,' ‘Alien Lover' and ‘Hotel'
    Portrayed Adam Cartwright on ‘Bonanza' and Trapper John McIntyre on ‘Trapper John M.D.'

Why he might be annoying:

    He left ‘Bonanza' due to fighting with the writers as he felt the scripts were too sexist, racist and violent.
    He married and divorced three times.
    He flunked out of University three times.
    One interviewer described him as ‘moody, terse and uncommunicative' after he refused to grant him an interview.
    He claimed to not act for money but for the love of the craft.
    He couldn't understand what reason anyone would have to write fan mail. He refused to answer fan mail.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was a civil rights activist.
    He was an intensely private person and rarely reveals anything about his personal life.
    He collected race cars and motorcycles.
    Due to his feelings regarding the church and segregation while he was growing up, he became agnostic in protest.

Credit: Tina

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 56 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 87 Votes: 44.83% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 8 Votes: 12.50% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 5 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 142 Votes: 46.48% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 41 Votes: 51.22% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 29 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 221 Votes: 37.10% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 198 Votes: 42.42% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 556 Votes: 40.83% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 148 Votes: 37.16% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 127 Votes: 33.86% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 4073 Votes: 43.68% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 621 Votes: 40.10% Annoying