(November 3, 1933-September 12, 1995)
Starred as Sherlock Holmes on the Granada television series
Acted in 'My Fair Lady,' 'Moll Flanders' and 'War And Peace'
Appeared on television in 'Rebecca,' 'An Ideal Husband' and 'Barretts of Wimpole Street'
Performed on stage in 'Aren't We All,' 'Macbeth,' 'Merchant of Venice' and 'Romeo And Juliet'
Why he might be annoying
He was a heavy smoker.
He was manic depressive.
He was a perfectionist.
His singing was dubbed in 'My Fair Lady.'
Why he might not be annoying
He gave the world the definitive portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.
He was a master Shakespearean.
He lost his wife to cancer then sunk into a deep depression.
He was beloved by the acting community and his legion of fans.
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 127 Votes: 60.63% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 1087 Votes: 47.10% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 2066 Votes: 44.09% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 2150 Votes: 40.70% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 4613 Votes: 33.88% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 5086 Votes: 42.98% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 6706 Votes: 44.47% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 3604 Votes: 41.26% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 872 Votes: 35.78% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 153 Votes: 32.68% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 253 Votes: 43.87% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 854 Votes: 39.93% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 4830 Votes: 40.54% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 2924 Votes: 40.80% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 3561 Votes: 42.21% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 1475 Votes: 35.53% Annoying
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