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Robert Mitchum

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Actor

The Resume

    (August 6, 1917-July 1, 1997)
    Starred in 'When Strangers Marry (1944),' 'Rachel and the Stranger (1948),' 'The Red Pony (1949),' 'The Racket (1951),' 'The Night of the Hunter (1955),' 'Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957),' 'Thunder Road (1958),' 'Cape Fear (1962),' 'El Dorado (1967),' 'Farewell, My Lovely (1975)'
    Nominated for 1945 Oscar for 'The Story of G.I. Joe'

Why he might be annoying:

    He liked to write poetry.
    He was an alcoholic.
    He smoked.
    He did ghost writing for an astrologer.
    He did some professional boxing.
    At fourteen, he was charged with vagrancy and served in a Georgia chain gang.
    He went to prison for a brief period for marijuana usage (1949).
    His 1990 sitcom, 'A Family For Joe,' was a bomb and tarnished his career.
    He had a fear of crowds.
    He had obscene word tattooed on his arm.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was married to Dorothy Mitchum for 57 years, until his death.
    He was very quotable.
    He recorded a Calypso album in the 1950s.
    He was known for working cheap and playing just about any part offered.
    He wasn't concerned much about his star image.
    His drug charge actually helped his career, as it reinforced his bad boy image.
    He ranked #23 on American Film Institute's 25 Greatest Screen Legends.

Credit: Eric Hartman


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 13 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 14 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 94 Votes: 41.49% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 46 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 25 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 14 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 19 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 67 Votes: 50.75% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 25 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 71 Votes: 50.70% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 71 Votes: 45.07% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 322 Votes: 47.52% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 253 Votes: 46.25% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 76 Votes: 35.53% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 240 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 258 Votes: 41.09% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 313 Votes: 45.69% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 348 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 841 Votes: 42.21% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 286 Votes: 37.76% Annoying