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Charles Farrell
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Actor
    (August 9, 1901-May 6, 1990)
    Died of a heart attack at 88 in Palm Springs
    Portrayed Vern Albright on 'My Little Margie (1952-55)'
    Hosted the 'Charles Farrell Show' (1956)
    Starred in 'Deadly Game' (1941), 'Tail Spin' (1939), 'Just Around the Corner' (1938), 'Flight to Fame' (1938), 'Flying Doctor' (1937), 'Midnight Menace' (1937), 'Fighting Youth' (1935), 'Change of Heart' (1934), 'Big Shakedown' (1934), 'Stolen Necklace' (1933), 'Girl Without a Room' (1933), 'Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men' (1933), 'Spare Room' (1932), 'Tess of the Storm Country' (1932), 'Wild Girl' (1932), 'First Year' (1932), 'After Tomorrow' (1932), 'Flying Fool' (1931), 'Delicious' (1931), 'Heartbreak' (1931), 'Merely Mary Ann' (1931), 'Body and Soul' (1931), 'Man Who Came Back' (1931), 'Song of Soho' (1930), 'Princess and the Plumber' (1930), 'Liliom' (1930), 'High Society Blues' (1930), 'City Girl' (1930), 'Lucky Star' (1929), 'Street Angel' (1928), 'Rough Riders' (1927), 'Seventh Heaven' (1927), 'Old Ironsides' (1926), 'Trip to Chinatown' (1926) and 'Clash of the Wolves' (1925), '
    Mayor of Palm Springs (1948-53)
    He was type cast as a polite and polished gentleman. He could not break that mold.
    He retired from acting at 40 to run his racquet club, but returned a decade later to act on TV.
    Although he owned a racquet club and loved to play tennis, he was very bad at it.
    He was a celebrity politician.
    He was the leading box office actor of 1931 and 32.
    He pioneered talking movies and TV sit-coms.
    Despite being in his 50's he was the dashing heart throb on TV's 'My Little Margie.'
    He had a thick but very pleasant Massachusetts accent.
    He was an uncredited extra in 1923 versions of 'Ten Commandments' and 'Hunchback of Notre Dame.'
    He and Janet Gaynor appeared in 12 romantic films (1927-1934). They were known as 'America's Favorite Lovebirds.'
    He was married for over thirty-five years and spent the last twenty five years of his life as a widower.
    They built a statue of him at the Palm Springs Airport. The statue is of him taking a tennis backhand shot (1999).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 24 Votes: 54.17% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 43 Votes: 37.21% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 35 Votes: 37.14% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 67 Votes: 49.25% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 112 Votes: 41.07% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 160 Votes: 44.38% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 187 Votes: 42.78% Annoying
 
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