(January 21, 1922-March 19, 2008)
Birth name is David Paul Scofield
Won the 1966 Best Actor Oscar (A Man For All Seasons)
Acted in 'Carve Her Name With Pride,' 'The Train,' 'King Lear,' 'Hamlet,' 'Henry V,' 'Quiz Show' and 'The Crucible'
Why he might be annoying
He turned down a knighthood.
He won an Oscar, but failed to show up to collect it.
He goes by his middle name.
Why he might not be annoying
He has declined many high-paying film opportunities to concentrate on a career in classical theater.
He has played almost all of the major Shakespearean roles, and is especially famous for his performances as Pericles, Hamlet and King Lear.
He frequently worked with director Peter Brook.
He has won an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony.
Credit: Jon Mullich
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Year In Review:
In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 90.91% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 30.30% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 52 Votes: 40.38% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 304 Votes: 35.20% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 466 Votes: 43.78% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 159 Votes: 40.25% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 48.16% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 266 Votes: 44.74% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 1021 Votes: 45.54% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 3258 Votes: 35.30% Annoying
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