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Dan Blocker

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Actor

The Resume

    (December 10, 1928-May 13, 1972)
    Birth name was Bobby Don Blocker
    Acted in ‘Hook A Crook,' ‘The Girl In Black Stockings' ‘The Young Captives,' ‘Come Blow Your Horn' and ‘Cockeyed Cowboys Of Calico County'
    Portrayed Hoss Cartwright on ‘Bonanza'

Why he might be annoying:

    At the time of his birth at 14lbs, he was the largest baby ever born in that part of Texas.
    He was the founder and owner of the ‘Ponderosa' restaurant chain.
    He was asked to appear in ‘Dr. Strangelove' but his agent turned it down for being ‘too pinko.'
    He weighed 350lbs at the time of his death.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He had a Master's degree in dramatic arts.
    Despite his hulking appearance, he was very wise and gentle.
    He was a devoted husband and father.
    He died during surgery to remove his gall bladder.
    A state beach in Malibu, California was dedicated in his honor.

Credit: Tina


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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 8 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 6 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 8 Votes: 12.50% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 176 Votes: 46.59% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 31 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 26 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 108 Votes: 49.07% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 93 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 955 Votes: 46.91% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 36 Votes: 30.56% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 77 Votes: 37.66% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 172 Votes: 44.19% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 528 Votes: 40.34% Annoying