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Charles Laughton

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Actor

The Resume

    (July 1, 1899-December 13, 1962)
    Won the 1932/34 Oscar for Best Actor (The Private Life of Henry VIII)
    Starred in 'The Private Life of Henry VIII,' 'Les Misérables (1935),' 'Rembrandt,' 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)' and 'Spartacus'
    Host of 'This is Charles Laughton (1953)'
    Directed 'The Night of the Hunter (1955)'
    Died of cancer

Why he might be annoying:

    He once assessed his looks by saying: 'I have a face like the behind of an elephant.'
    His potential career as a director never caught on.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He received a Bancroft gold medal at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (where he studied).
    He remained married to the same woman, actress Elsa Lanchester, for over 30 years (until his death).
    He was gassed during World War I, which affected him throughout the rest of his life.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 63 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 138 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 246 Votes: 41.87% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 74 Votes: 51.35% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 12 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 91 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 40 Votes: 72.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 75 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 35 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 72 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 34.78% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 141 Votes: 44.68% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 156 Votes: 42.95% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 181 Votes: 51.38% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 299 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 630 Votes: 44.60% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1876 Votes: 43.76% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 9377 Votes: 65.65% Annoying