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Lon Chaney
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Actor
    (April 1, 1883-April 26, 1930)
    Birth name is Leonidas Chaney
    Known as 'the man with the thousand faces'
    Starred in the silent films 'Phantom of the Opera' (1925), 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1923), 'Oliver Twist' (1922) 'The Miracle Man' (1919), 'The Unknown' (1927), 'The Unholy Three' (1925) and 'Treasure Island' (1920)
    Died from throat cancer
    He left home at 17 years old.
    He once referred to his career as a 'disease.'
    He was expected to star in Tod Browning's film, Dracula (1931), but he had to go and die a month after the announcement (bummer!).
    Both of his parents were deaf mutes (quiet house, eh?).
    He used his ability to communicate via pantomime in silent movies.
    He played many ethnic roles (including a chinese outcast), yet he never portrayed any of his characters in blackface.
    He sacrificed his own comfort to create illusions on screen.
    He said: '...the things you are most derogatory about you like the best.'
    He was a fan of boxing and briefly managed several prizefighters.
    He treated those with handicaps and social injustices as his equals.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 50 Votes: 72.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 21 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 31.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 22 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 36 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 76 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 74 Votes: 32.43% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 268 Votes: 44.03% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 289 Votes: 42.56% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 432 Votes: 43.06% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1072 Votes: 43.00% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 905 Votes: 42.43% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1722 Votes: 41.41% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 14943 Votes: 35.96% Annoying
 
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