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Billie Dove

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The Resume

    (May 14, 1903-December 31, 1997)
    Born in New York City, New York
    Birth name was Lillian Bohny
    Appeared in 'At the Stage Door' (1921), 'Polly of the Follies' (1922), 'All the Brothers Were Valiant' (1923), 'The Thrill Chaser' (1923), 'The Roughneck' (1924), 'Wild Horse Mesa' (1925), 'The Black Pirate' (1926), 'The Lone Wolf Returns' (1926), 'The Sensation Seekers' (1927), 'The Stolen Bride' (1927), 'The American Beauty' (1927), 'The Heart of a Follies Girl' (1928), 'Her Private Life' (1929), 'The Painted Angel' (1929), 'A Notorious Affair' (1930), 'The Lady Who Dared' (1931), 'The Age for Love' (1931), 'Cock of the Air' (1932), 'Blondie of the Follies' (1932) and 'Diamond Head' (1963)

Why she might be annoying:

    Her three marriages ended with two divorces and one annulment.
    She said Howard Hughes was the only man she loved, but she broke off her engagement with him.
    She turned down an offer to play Belle Watling in 'Gone with the Wind.'
    Most of her silent films were lost in a studio fire.

Why she might not be annoying:

    Billie Holiday was a fan and changed her name from Elenora to Billie in her honor.
    Douglas Fairbanks said, 'She was not only lovely to look at, but perfectly charming to work with.'
    She reportedly lost interest in the movies after William Randolph Hearst had 'Blondie of the Follies' extensively re-edited because she outshone Marion Davies.
    She said, 'I had seen some of the other girls try to hang on to their careers after they had started to slide. I vowed that would never happen to me.'

Credit: C. Fishel

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2022, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 15 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 61 Votes: 45.90% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 38 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying