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Leon Rippy

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The Resume

    (October 30, 1949- )
    Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
    American actor and star of TV series 'Saving Grace' and 'Deadwood'
    Father of actress Stacie Rippy
    Performed in movies; 'Firestarter' (1984), 'The Color Purple' (1985), 'Maximum Overdrive' (1986), 'King Kong Lives' (1986), 'Universal Soldier' (1992), 'Stargate' (1994), 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' (1997), 'Eight Legged Freaks' (2002) and 'The Gridiron Gang' (2002)
    Guest starred on TV series 'Gun,' 'Quantum Leap,' 'Hardball,' 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' 'Hunter' and 'Walker, Texas Ranger'

Why he might be annoying:

    There is a question over whether he was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina or Charlotte, North Carolina.
    He's usually cast as some type of redneck character.
    He's looked like he was in his fifties since he was in his twenties.
    He's never won or been nominated for any type of award for his acting.
    He's pretty much stuck in the guest-starring/character actor mold.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He's been able to build and maintain a career in the most competitive industry in the world for almost thirty years.
    He's made seven movies with action director Roland Emmerich.
    He has a naturalistic low key acting style that makes his acting look almost effortless.
    He has a reputation for professionalism and getting along well with his co-workers.
    He has done a lot of work in 'cult' or 'offbeat' films, especially science fiction that has won him an unusually wide variety of fans.

Credit: tom_jeffords

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 91.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 25 Votes: 40.0% Annoying