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Leslie Caron

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The Resume

    (July 1, 1931- )
    Discovered by actor/dancer Gene Kelly who got her the lead role opposite him in 'An American in Paris (1951)'
    Also acted in 'Lili (1953),' 'Daddy Long Legs (1955),' 'Gigi (1958),' 'The Subterraneans (1960),' 'The L-Shaped Room (1962),' 'Father Goose (1964),' 'Valentino (1977),' 'Funny Bones (1995),' 'Chocolat (2000)' and 'Le Divorce (2003)'

Why she might be annoying:

    Her nickname is Carly Jane.
    She is thrice divorced.
    She gave her third husband a Rolls Royce for his 30th birthday.
    During filming of 1965's 'Promise Her Anything' she had an affair with Warren Beatty, who was named as a co-respondent in her divorce from her third husband (he kept the Rolls).
    In 1954 and 1964 she was nominated for an Oscar for 'Best Actress in a Leading Role,' losing both times.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She is bilingual (English and French).
    At age 16, she was chosen to dance at the famed Ballet de Champs Elysees.
    She won a Golden Globe Award as 'Best Motion Picture Actress in a Drama' for her role in 'The L-Shaped Room.'
    She bought and helped renovate a 13th century stone building in France, turning it into a successful restaurant/inn.
    Her other hobbies include painting, writing, and interior decorating.
    Asked if her ballet background helped her with dancing roles in movies, she replied: 'I'm not a ballerina. I'm a hoofer.'

Credit: Scar Tactics

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 21 Votes: 19.05% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 223 Votes: 61.43% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 60 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 48 Votes: 64.58% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 52 Votes: 73.08% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 21 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 81 Votes: 60.49% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 138 Votes: 31.88% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 278 Votes: 44.24% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 87 Votes: 41.38% Annoying