Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
Yakov Smirnoff
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Comedian
    (January 24, 1951- )
    Birth name is Yakov Naumovich Pokhis
    Star of 'What a Country'
    Acted in 'Buckaroo Banzai' and 'The Money Pit'
    Guest-Starred on 'Hollywood Squares' and 'Night Court'
    He cashed in on the 'hapless immigrant' with the funny accent stereotype also used by Chico Marx and Andy Kaufman.
    He used to be Andrew Dice Clay's roommate.
    He now lives and works in Branson, Missouri.
    What kinda of a name is Yakov!
    He says he is Russian, when he was born in the Ukraine!
    He lost his appeal after the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990's.
    He became a US Citizen.
    He escaped Communism.
    He painted a mural at Ground Zero in New York for the victims of 9/11.
    He won Branson's comedian of the year two years in a row.
    He has his own theater in Branson.
    He was a guest speaker at the salute to John Glen's return to space in 1998 and George W. Bush's inauguration in 2001.

Credit: Long Tall Sally


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 21 Votes: 61.90% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 58 Votes: 74.14% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 56 Votes: 44.64% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 26 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 54.84% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 33 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 97 Votes: 69.07% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 128 Votes: 70.31% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 234 Votes: 68.38% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 112 Votes: 59.82% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News