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Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
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Comedian
    (September 18, 1905-February 28, 1977)
    Appeared in 'Show Boat (1936),' 'Jezebel (1938),' 'Gone With the Wind (1939),' 'Cabin in the Sky (1943)' and 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)'
    Portrayed Rochester Van Jones on 'The Jack Benny Show (1950-1964)
    He smoked.
    Many of his film roles were uncredited.
    He usually played servants.
    He had a low, gravel voice. He got it as a newspaper boy, over straining his throat yelling headlines all day.
    He was so convincing as a butler on the 'Jack Benny Show' that many people thought he actually was Jack Benny's personal butler.
    He adopted a son.
    He had perfect comedic timing.
    His mother walked a circus tightrope.
    He became very good friends with Jack Benny, and worked with him for over 20 years.
    He was forced to retire from the entertainment industry because of heart problems.
    He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame (2001).

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    In 2007, Out of 138 Votes: 44.20% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 174 Votes: 43.10% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 295 Votes: 43.05% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 109 Votes: 27.52% Annoying
 
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