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Dwayne Hickman

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The Resume

    (May 18, 1934-January 9, 2022)
    Born in Los Angeles, California
    Portrayed Chuck McDonald on 'The Bob Cummings Show' (1955-59) and Dobie Gillis on 'The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis' (1959-63)
    Appeared in the films 'Melodies Old and New' (1942), 'The Boy with Green Hair' (1948), 'Cat Ballou' (1965), 'Ski Party' (1965), 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini' (1965), 'Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine' (1965) and 'A Night at the Roxbury' (1995)
    Wrote the autobiography 'Forever Dobie'

Why he might be annoying:

    He said of his start as a child actor, 'Actually I hated it. I was shy and terrified of the whole thing.'
    He bleached his hair as Dobie.
    He released a couple of albums, later noting 'In those days everybody recorded.... Some became successful and others like myself weren't very good singers.'
    'Dobie Gillis' left him typecast as a teen just as he was getting too old to pull it off.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He had a successful career behind the scenes as a TV director and a programming executive at CBS.
    He became a painter with several art gallery showings.
    He was life-long friends with 'Dobie Gillis' co-star Bob Denver, noting 'In fifty years we never had a harsh word.'

Credit: C. Fishel

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 442 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 30.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 36 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 27.78% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 36 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 106 Votes: 37.74% Annoying