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Richard Beckinsale

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Comedian

The Resume

    (July 6, 1947-March 19, 1979)
    Father of actress Kate Beckinsale
    Acted on British television comedies 'Porridge,' 'Rising Damp,' and 'Going Straight'
    Acted in 'Three For All,' The Lovers' and 'Retadick'

Why he might be annoying:

    He was twice married.
    He quit school at fifteen.
    He died, leaving his five year old daughter fatherless.
    He was never accepted in dramatic roles.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He died of a heart attack at thirty-one.
    He was well liked by everyone who worked with him.
    He was trained at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts).
    He is Kate Beckinsale's father.

Credit: Peacham


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 16 Votes: 31.25% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 75 Votes: 58.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 38 Votes: 39.47% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 44 Votes: 40.91% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 66 Votes: 60.61% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 105 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 205 Votes: 44.39% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 227 Votes: 48.90% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 528 Votes: 47.54% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 680 Votes: 42.65% Annoying