(June 1, 1890-September 18, 1949)
Birth name is Francis Philip Wuppermann
Famed as the Wizard in 'The Wizard of Oz (1939)'
Also appeared in 'Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933),' 'Bombshell (1933),' 'Naughty Marietta (1935),' 'The Great Ziegfeld (1936),' 'The Shop Around the Corner (1940),' 'Honky Tonk (1941),' 'Courage of Lassie (1946)' and 'The Three Musketeers (1948)'
Why he might be annoying
His first job was as a traveling salesman.
He played in a lot of B-movies throughout his career.
The Wizard was his only really memorable role during his film career.
Why he might not be annoying
He was selected for his role as the Wizard over such big wigs as Wallace Berry, Ed Wynn, and W.C. Fields.
He actually played five roles in 'The Wizard of Oz:' The Wizard, Professor Marvel, The gatekeeper, the Wizard's guard and the driver of the horse of a different color.
He was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar twice (in 1935 and 1943).
He was married to the same woman for 35 years until his death.
He won the annual Honolulu Sailboat race (1947).
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Year In Review:
For 2013, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 21.05% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 60 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 96 Votes: 35.42% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 51 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 182 Votes: 43.96% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 147 Votes: 42.18% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 344 Votes: 42.44% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 172 Votes: 37.79% Annoying
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