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Adam Shankman

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Filmmaker

The Resume

    (November 27, 1964- )
    Born in Los Angeles, California
    Film director, actor, producer, and choreographer
    Directed 'A Walk to Remember (2002)' and 'Hairspray (2007)'
    Judge on So You Think You Can Dance? (2009-)
    Co-producer for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards in 2010

Why he might be annoying:

    He was a dancer in the music video for the song 'Escapade' by Janet Jackson.
    He lied that he did choreography for Jackson and Paula Abdul.
    He tried to sue actress and singer Jennifer Lopez when she did not give him credit for her adaptation of the opera 'Carmen.'
    Prior to his work on 'Hairspray,' he was known for his lowbrow films (a director who could take charge of lackluster productions that were expected to perform poorly and turn them into box-office hits).
    He admitted in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, 'I've done so many things I'm not super-proud of.'
    He looks like Pee Wee Herman.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is openly gay.
    He choreographed films such as 'Boogie Nights' and 'Hairspray.'
    He directed the viral video 'Prop 8: The Musical.'
    He received critical acclaim for his direction of 'Hairspray.'
    He officiated the wedding of Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar.
    He chose Steve Martin as one of the co-hosts for the 2010 Oscars.

Credit: Birdienest81


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 7 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 108 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 69 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 102 Votes: 71.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 80 Votes: 65.00% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying